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Baby Steps Towards Nutritional Success

Changing your eating habits can be a really difficult thing. Why? Well, they’re habits–they’re hard to break and hard to start. However, not impossible. Taking baby steps, or setting small goals towards an overall eating habit can be a great way to reach nutritional success! It’s important that you don’t get caught up in all the things you want to …

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Cocktail Calorie Count

Research shows that 80% of adults do not know the nutrition content of the alcoholic beverages they are drinking. If we are being honest, they probably would rather not know and just ask for another round. Nutrition labels aren’t required on alcoholic beverages, so it’s not like the information is just readily available. While we are still at the beginning of …

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Make Portion Control a Habit with These Tips

It’s no surprise that most people eat more food when offered larger portions, so portion control is important when trying to make eating-habit changes. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn portion control–weight management, intuitive eating, or cleaner eating–you can learn portion control! A portion is the amount of food you put on your plate, while a serving is an …

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Forgetting Your Lunch…

Most days I have no problem packing a lunch, but seriously, other days, I’m dragging–hard. All I can think about in the morning is coffee. Sometimes I’m running so late, lunch is completely forgotten. This happens to everyone, so there’s no need to stress when you forget your lunch at home. Forgetting a homemade lunch won’t ruin your healthy eating …

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DIY At Home Pumpkin Spice Latte

Does anyone else get excited when they see headlines about PSL (pumpkin spice latte) being back in season? Tis’ the season for pumpkin spice lattes! Pumpkin spice lattes are an amazing treat! They aren’t so much of a treat for our pockets or our calorie intake when consumed so frequently (because their so darn good). To conquer this barrier, you …

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A Secretly Satisfying Snack

What snack has whole grains, is low in calories and fat, is sugar free, free of additives and GMOs, AND tastes delicious? The answer might be more obvious than you think: popcorn! Simple yet strangely satisfying, popcorn is well, popping up everywhere! You can find tons of different varieties of bagged popcorn in supermarkets, in addition to microwave and stove …

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A Taste of Summer: Infused Water

If you’re anything like me, you probably don’t drink enough water. Or you’re bored with the almost-nothing taste of water. Luckily, for both of us, there might be a solution: infused water. Water infusion is when you put fruits, vegetables, or herbs into your water, then you let it sit for a few hours or overnight. The longer you allow …

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Keep A Food Diary, Reach Your Fitness Goals!

One of the biggest mistakes seen in the journey of health and fitness is not keeping track of progress. Some of us have goals and aimlessly go day by day without tracking what we are doing to get there, or our progress in reaching our goals. Logging can help in finding mistakes that need to be fixed, and finding what …

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Fast Food Finds: Healthy Eating While on the Go

I don’t know about you, but I don’t normally use the words “healthy” and “fast food” in the same sentence. When we think of fast food, we often think of things that are greasy, high in calories, and low in nutrients. However, you can eat out without blowing your diet. It just takes a little bit of knowledge, research, and planning. The …

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Not Taco Tuesday, But Taco Friday!

Happy national taco day everyone! Tacos are one of my favorite foods because I can make them exactly how I like. I’ve never met someone who doesn’t like tacos, and I don’t want to. Anyway, even though tacos aren’t the first thing that pops into your head when you think about healthy food, they can be if you want them …

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