Category Archives: Nutrition

Eat This, Not That: Simple (and Delicious) Food Substitutions That We Swear You Won’t Notice

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Your waistband feels a bit more snug than usual. You’re bloated. Sluggish. Distracted. Uninspired. Yes, it’s time start eating healthier and your body is sending you that message, loud and clear. You clear out your cabinets, toss the junk, and hit the grocery store to stock up on “healthy” foods:…

Forget the Fads: How to Make Healthy Eating a Lifelong Habit and Not a Fleeting Trend

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Did you make a resolution to eat healthier this year? Did you clear out your cupboards, tossing the cookies and potato chips, replacing them with wheatgrass and quinoa? Are you low-carbing, intermittent fasting, keto-ing, reduced-fatting, low-sugaring, or otherwise dieting?  Well, stop already! Stop dieting and start making healthy eating a…

6 Ways to Make Smart Carb Choices Every Day

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Carbohydrates (carbs) are one of the main types of nutrients in your diet (fats and proteins are others). However, not all carbs are equal when it comes to actually providing nutrition to your body. Simple Carbs vs. Complex Carbs Simple carbs have a simple chemical structure and are called sugars.…

A Heart Healthy Eating Guide Everyone Can Follow

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February is American Heart Month (sponsored by the American Heart Association), and with one in four deaths every year being caused by heart disease (it’s the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States), now is the perfect time to talk about making healthy choices and…

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

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As the holiday season gets into full swing, it can be extremely difficult to stick to your healthy diet plan. With Christmas and the New Year celebrations filling our calendars, it’s hard to fit healthy eating into a packed schedule. And when you add all of the delicious foods tempting…

10 Tips to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Eat More Fruits and Veggies

September is Fruit and Veggies – More Matters Month, so make sure you eat a rainbow every day! Colorful fruits and vegetables contain so many essential vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants, and they play an important part in preventing many chronic health issues. For example, fruits and veggies can protect…