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Eat Your Way to Wellness How to Change to a Healthy Diet

Eat Your Way to Wellness: How to Change to a Healthy Diet

Healthy eating doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to stay thin by depriving yourself of your favorite dishes. Instead, it’s about improving your health by avoiding meals that could adversely affect your energy and mood. Sometimes when a doctor gives you diet advice, you are left overwhelmed by the type of foods you have to avoid to keep yourself healthy. …

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10 Foods that will NOT make you Stupid

Have you been feeling mentally exhausted lately and you wish you could just have a restart? You must be considering looking for ways to feel mentally healthy again, using methods such as various exercises and activities, and that’s a really good beginning. What about eating the best foods for improving brain function? Have you also considered that? You need to …

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The Best Post Work-Out Protein Rich Recipe: Grab-and-go Tortillas

After a big workout, I often get an itch for something to instantly to curb my hunger. If you’re not prepared with healthy whole food options, it’s easy to resort to more processed grab and go choices to help take care of a rumbling tummy. Without a plan in place, eyes may even wander to the nearest take-out joint or …

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Clean Up Your Food - Hacks for Clean Eating

9 Extra Simple Tips that will actually Help You Clean Up Your Diet

The word “diet” conjures up all sorts of emotions for different people, but we’re guessing that most of these feelings fall on the negative side of the coin. We’ve all been there, going to the dietician or joining a weight loss group, getting your eating plan for the next six months and then jaw to the floor, wondering how you’re …

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low Carb vs carb cycling

Low Carb and No Carb Diets vs Carb Cycling

Are you finding that your pants aren’t quite fitting the way they used to? Maybe that protruding muffin-top has started to get on your nerves? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these, and you’re resolved to do something about it, then maybe considering either a low carb meal plan or carb cycling is for you. But you’re probably thinking …

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Why Sugar Kills Any Hope for a Balanced Diet

We all know junk food isn't good for us if we eat it on a regular basis, but the health effects associated with this greasy, sugary goodness might extend far beyond what we know about weight gain, cholesterol, and diabetes. This is your Brain on Sugar? In fact, according to a fascinating article from ScienceDaily.com, one study conducted on rats …

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Osteoporosis and the comfort food connection #chickenchat

November’s #ChickenChat is all about the Osteoporosis and Comfort Food Connection

November  is Osteoporosis Awareness Month – Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become thin and porous, decreasing bone strength and leading to increased risk of breaking a bone. Fractures from osteoporosis are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined. At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime. …

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