Seven Sweeteners That Are Paleo-Friendly

October 5, 2019 |

The paleo diet subscribes to the belief that we should eat like our ancestors. Essentially, if an item was unable to be accessed by a caveman as it wasn’t naturally occurring, we shouldn’t be consuming it either. This means that the majority of a paleo diet is focused on unprocessed, unrefined, non-packaged foods. This can

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Feeling Tired? You Could Be Low on Iron

August 5, 2019 |

If you find yourself often feeling tired and sluggish regardless of how much you sleep, you could be low on iron. Fortunately, increasing your body’s iron stores is simple. There are many foods you can eat and ways to improve the absorption abilities of iron in food to get the most out of what you

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Seven Foods That Help Fight Seasonal Allergies

July 10, 2019 |

Did you know there are foods you can eat that will help you battle your seasonal allergies? Some items contain natural antihistamines and have anti-inflammatory properties which naturally help to reduce the symptoms of your allergies. While over-the-counter allergy medications can leave you feeling groggy and out of it and suffering through your allergies isn’t

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How Soon Should You Eat After Waking Up?

May 17, 2019 |
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No matter how you feel about eating in the morning or the amount of time you have, skipping or missing breakfast is not a good idea. Not only can this lead to weight gain, but it can also impact your energy levels. During sleep, your metabolism slows down to help conserve energy, and it requires

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Ridding Trans Fats from Your Body

April 27, 2019 |

Recently, trans fats have been banned in a few countries. It has been determined that trans-fat is unsafe for consumption and can increase the risk of stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. While you may be worried about the trans fat already in your body, the sooner you stop eating any food that contains

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10 Foods You Don’t Realize Are Loaded with Sugar

April 5, 2019 |

When we eat, we often tend to be conscious of the amount of sugar we’re taking in. We choose things with no added sugars and select desserts in smaller portions. However, there are many foods that you might be eating without realizing how much sugar they actually contain. Foods That Are Packed with Sugar Fruit-Flavored

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Meal Planning and Intuitive Eating – Which Is Best for You?

February 10, 2019 |

Not only are people today concerned with what to eat, but now how to eat is also important. Small meals, large meals, eat when you’re hungry, or don’t eat after a particular time? There is often no one correct answer, and in the meal planning vs. intuitive eating conversation, there should often be a middle

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Fresh vs. Frozen Produce: Which Is Healthier?

January 10, 2019 |

If you only buy fresh produce when you visit the store, you may be missing out on some healthy and nutritious options. Many frozen produce items can be just as good, if not better, than their fresh counterparts when it comes to quality, nutrients, cost, and shelf-life. Be sure to include a mix of fresh

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Does Eating Late Cause Weight Gain?

December 10, 2018 |

You may have heard that eating at night makes you gain weight. In fact, a common idea is that you shouldn’t eat anything after 8 pm. The truth is, when you eat doesn’t matter as much as what you eat. Read on to find out more. How Eating Affects Your Circadian Rhythm – The thought

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Everything You Needed to Know About Saturated Fats

December 5, 2018 |

Fats help to provide us with energy. In the past, doctors had advised avoiding eating fats, but have now realized that some types are good for us. Along with energy, fat helps to insulate our organs, absorb vitamins, and help us feel fuller for longer. There are three types of fat available through our diet:

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