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OMG for Omegas!

The Western Diet has caused a distorted ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 intake. Majority of people are consuming Omega-6 fatty acids and don’t even know it. Omega-3 intake however has been reported to be the lowest it has ever been. Both Omega-3 and Omega 6 are essential fatty acids, meaning the body cannot make them on their own. Both are …

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Healthy Cups of Caffeine

Do you ever need a caffeine fix but don’t want to turn to coffee or a soda filled that leaves you with the jitters? I often find myself needing a mid-afternoon pick me up but it’s too late for me to grab a classic cup of joe. Luckily there are lots of other healthier drinks and foods that contain caffeine …

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All About Kombucha

Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years. Originally found in China and Japan, kombucha offers the same health benefits of tea with the addition of probiotics and antioxidants. Many health experts believe that this fizzy beverage may help treat all sorts of chronic health problems. How it’s made Kombucha is produced by the fermentation …

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Protein Bars: Yay or Nay?

Am I the only one that cannot stand the taste of a protein bar but still for some reason eats them? They’re a great grab and go snack easy snack for a long day. This doesn’t mean that they always taste good. I did some digging to see what the best protein bars are and what some better tasting alternatives …

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Cauliflower: The Most Versatile Veggie

Calling all veggie lovers! You may have already hopped on the cauli-crust pizza train or dabbled with cauli-fried rice, but this vegetable is coming to replace more than these delicious foods. You’ll begin to notice how familiar frozen food brands such as Birds Eye and Green are now expanding to produce more versatile cauliflower based foods. The gluten-free, plant-based and …

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Listen to your heart

Tired of dieting and feeling like you have to follow a strict and unfulfilling lifestyle in order to get the results you want? Many fitness experts would argue that in order to be successful you must deprive yourself of anything but what it needs scientifically. Well they may be missing one very important part of the equation— Happiness. Everyone is …

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What’s the Deal With Celery Juice?

You may have been seeing this uncommon trend popping up all over social media. With over 400,000 posts on Instagram and its own hashtag, celery juice seems to be all the rage in the wellness community. Experts claim that the juice contains beneficial bioactives and vitamins, while also helping with high blood pressure, inflammation and gut health. Is it really …

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Health Trend: Cauliflower

New Rockstar Veggie Alert! The new rockstar veggie who’s becoming even more of a rockstar in 2019 is cauliflower. This fan favorite veggie is being used as a low-calorie alternative. It’s replacing grains, starches, and high calorie carbohydrates. Hitting the shelves are products such as cauliflower rice, mash, pizza crust, and even mac and cheese (Kraft joined the wave). 2019 …

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Tasty Turmeric: Your Spicy Friend

Bored of the old salt and pepper? Looking to spice up your life? Need some anti-inflammatory and immune boosting power? Then it might be time to give turmeric a try! Turmeric is spice that is often found in Indian dishes. Known for its mustard-yellow hue, this spice has a slightly bitter and spicy taste. However, it has loads of health …

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What To Eat When You’re Out to Eat

You’re having a great week; you’ve been making your own healthy lunches, you’ve been hitting the gym, getting the right amount of sleep, and then… a friend asks you to go out to eat. You’re sitting at a restaurant staring at a huge menu and you have no idea what to get. You still want to continue to make healthy …

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