healthy diet

August 2019

10 Yummy, Healthy Snack Alternatives to Chips

Feeling the crunchy and salty cravings? I get ya! I’m not much of the sweet tooth kind of gal but I am a sucker for crunchy and crisp. Though I love veggies and fruits to the moon and back, my busy lifestyle doesn’t always allow me the prep time. Which leaves me tempted to not […]

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August 2019

How to Practice The Fasting Mimicking Diet & How It Helps You Age Better

I practice intermittent fasting pretty consistently. Although it’s not for everyone, it works for me. There are different types of fasting and it’s not for everybody but there is research that shows how fasting for certain periods of time can be beneficial, including slowing down aging. What is Fasting? A simple definition of fasting: “The […]

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July 2019

What Apple Cider Vinegar Is & How to Use It

Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries to in cooking and various other home purposes. In recent years it’s become popular because of its various health benefits. What Exactly Is Apple Cider Vinegar? This is a vinegar made from apple cider. It has a pale amber color, a strong vinegar taste with just a […]

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Did You Know Your Diet Can Have A Big Effect On Your Life Expectancy?

Aging and getting older involves much more than just the number of birthdays we celebrate and our genetics. Science and experience show us that diet and nutrition can play a major part in how we age. As our bodies age, changes happen in our bodies and our body systems. These changes are influenced by stress, […]

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3 Things You Should Do Now To Cut Down Your Sugar Intake

The average American consumes about 160 pounds of refined sugar every year. That sounds pretty crazy…that’s a lot of sugar! Most of us know that that much sugar isn’t good for us. The bad thing is that added sugar has found its way into all sorts of foods we consume on a daily basis and […]

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How Drinking Red Wine May Extend Your Life

Over the years, many scientists have claimed that red wine not only extends life expectancy, but it also helps protect the heart and offers protection from diabetes and cancer. Resveratrol, found in red wine, may be where credit is due. A study from 2014 shows that resveratrol activates the stress response in human cells. It […]

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How to Set Smart Weight Loss Goals

Losing weight isn’t easy. It’s hard work. And it’ll take some time. That sounds pretty discouraging, doesn’t it? I’m not being a debbie-downer, I’m being realistic. And that’s why we need to set smart weight loss goals, realistic goals. Yes, anything is possible but it’s setting up the steps to keep that possibility realistic. You […]

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5 Reasons Apples are the Best Snack

Apples are one of the best fruits to grab as a snack. They are versatile, portable, inexpensive, and unlike a lot of other fruit, they store well. They also have quite a few surprising health benefits. There’s good reason why we have the saying “An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away”. Let’s look at […]

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Why Horseradish is a Powerful Remedy & Healthy Condiment

So I’m sitting at the kitchen table snacking on some pretzel sticks and a new delicious dip I picked up yesterday while out running errands with my Ma, an Onion Horseradish Dip. It wasn’t spicy to taste but after a few bites I noticed my sinuses started to get a burning sensation. I thought geez, […]

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5 Delicious, Simple & Healthy Recipes to Make This Week

So I put in place some stricter routines for my eating to get myself back on track with healthier (and super tasty!) eating and to save some money! I spent a Saturday planning out meals, cleaning out the cupboards and fridge, and stocking up with the ingredients I needed for the week. I was tired […]

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