Category: Eating healthy

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10 Foods to Eat This Summer That Will Provide Optimum Health

There is no secret to eating more healthily except cutting out processed food and unhealthy fast foods. The best thing for your body is natural and produced directly from the Earth. This is mainly due to the fact that processed food makes you work harder to digest it, using more energy, without giving you the nutrients...

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10 Antioxidants to Help You Stay Healthier Longer

In September of 2012, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters unveiled a line of coffees aimed at wellness. Each of the three products is packed with vitamins and antioxidants that help fight free radicals. But they aren’t the only beverage company to do this. Coca Cola offered bottle water rich in vitamins and minerals as early as 2010,...

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Sustainable Food Storage and Eco-Friendly Eating Habits: 5 Easy Tips

I’ll admit that I wasn’t always eco-friendly in my eating habits. I’d get lazy and frequent a fast food chain or buy a microwave meal at the grocery store. Not only was I contributing to landfill waste with all of the paper and plastic products, I was eating terribly! Now I’ve realized that with a little...

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Mean Green Machine – Sweet And Savory, Salads And Smoothies

Protein, it’s an essential building block for all of our cells. Without it, the health of a cell will rapidly deplete and weaken, hastening the aging process and creating an environment within the body that’s ideal for illness and disease. The secret to longevity and eternal youth begins with protein.  Surely you’ve met someone that’s tried...

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Healthy Microwave Cooking

Microwave ovens have been with us for many years now, and even celebrity chefs are now including microwaves in their cooking. Yet you can still come across warnings on some internet sites that microwave cooking is somehow unnatural and unhealthy. Perhaps it’s that the microwave is seen as a form of nuclear radiation that had detrimental...

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4 Unexpected Ways a Healthy Lifestyle Could Save You Money

There are so many great benefits to living a healthy lifestyle. Eating right and exercising regularly has been linked to everything from a longer lifespan to better mental health. But did you know that it could also help improve your financial fortunes? Here are four surprising ways that living a healthy lifestyle could help you save...

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Excellent Alternatives to Meat for Having Adequate Protein Daily

Have you decided to give up meat and are now worried as to from where to get protein from other sources? Do not worry; you can still consume enough protein! According to research, having a vegetarian diet can be very rewarding. However, people preferring such diet are found to fall short of protein. This is because...

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‘Eating Healthy’ Is Basically Meaningless

As intelligent, aware people, we know that eating healthy is important, and yet, it often feels like that’s not the whole picture. Because the term is thrown around all the time, but does ‘eating healthy’ really mean anything? Well, to address that, first let’s have an understanding. There’s a lot you don’t know. There’s a lot...

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The Various Health Benefits of Peanuts

Peanuts have a bad reputation, mostly because of their high fat and calorie content. However, over the years, scientists have proven that peanuts are actually good for the body, so long as they are consumed in the right amounts (just like any other food!). So don’t dismiss the humble peanut just yet. These legumes are chock-full...

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The Truth About Sugar Addiction

The constant desire for sweets make problems for many people. There are different definition, such as addiction, eating disorder or bad habit, but the symptoms are same: loss of control (eating more than is planned), a crisis if the sweets are skipped, the symptoms of  decreased blood sugar, which include anxiety, tremors, sweating. Brain and sugar...