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Plant-Based Protein Sources

When thinking of protein, we usually tend to think of eggs, fish, chicken, turkey, and mainly animal-based sources. Many people don’t realize other whole food sources of protein like plant-based protein. It’s fun to switch up meals here and there, while still meeting macronutrient goals. Not only does adding plant-based protein sources of food add variety to your usual meals, …

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Mindful Eating vs. Mindless Eating

Imagine the following scenario: you’re sitting on the couch, scrolling through your phone, watching How to Get Away With Murder, and mindless munching on a bag of chips. Sound familiar? Thought so! We’ve all been there. However, mindlessly snacking isn’t that great for our health. It also sets us up for eating when we aren’t hungry and overeating when we’re full. The …

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Health Trend: MCT Oil

MCT oil: this latest health trend may have weaseled its way onto your Instagram feed or may have caught your eye while you were perusing the isles of the grocery store. But what is it? Should you be supplementing with it? And does it have any real health benefits? The Whats MCT is short for medium chain triglycerides, which is …

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Supplements For Keto Diet

The keto diet is the new craze in the health and fitness world. Remember diets are not one size fits all, and just because something is popular doesn’t mean it’s for you. Make sure to always do research on different diets and supplements, or consult with your doctor before trying something new. Make sure it is the right fit for …

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Vegan Lifestyle

Lifestyles: no two are the same and are what make each individual unique. Finding the correct one means it is well suited to your personality and interests. Since each of these aspects rely on one another, that means they are also subject to change.             Despite the contrary, living a vegan-lifestyle is not a distinct set of guidelines, but rather …

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How Can You Consume Enough Calcium Without Dairy?

In modern-day, there are many people who either are allergic to dairy products or avoid eating them for a variety of reasons. These reasons could range from a lactose intolerance or maldigestion, the choice of eating only plant-based, being against the consumption of animal products, and others. Since it is so commonly heard that you have to “drink your milk,” …

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Carbs Are Your Friend, Not Your Foe

There seems to continue to be a constant battle with carbs. They are totally excluded in fad diets, and some are listed as one of the major food sources for certain chronic diseases.  When choosing for it to be a friend or foe, most are choosing it to be a foe. Let’s say this together in harmony, carbs are not …

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To Snack or Not to Snack

Snacks- can either be your friend or foe. Do you have control when it comes to snacking or are you one of those people who once you start, you can’t stop? Snacking can get pretty tricky – many have appealing packaging which try to entice you through colorful images and clever catchphrases. Sometimes snacks can be great, they’re easy and …

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Plant Based Power: Breakfast Edition

My favorite meal of the day is breakfast… so I make sure it not only keeps me full for long but satisfies my taste buds. Here are a few of my easy on the go breakfasts that taste too good to be true! Bonus – each of these recipes are completely plant based! Chia Pudding ½ cup dairy free milk …

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Is Meatless Monday For You?

For someone who has always known that vegetarianism is not for her, I’ve been thinking a lot about choosing one day of the week to not eat meat. Of course, I’ve heard and seen people participating in, “Meatless Monday,” but I didn’t know much about it. After some digging, I found that Meatless Monday has actually been around for about …

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