Craving a sweet treat? You can still enjoy cookies, cake, pies and all of your favorite desserts as part of a clean eating lifestyle. Simply replace refined white sugar in your recipes with a natural sweetener, such as stevia. Extracted from the leaves of the stevia plant, this remarkable substance has an exceptionally sweet taste, zero calories, and it can be used in just about any recipe that calls for sugar.
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Whether sprinkling slivered almonds on steamed veggies, spreading almond butter on breakfast toast or scooping up crunchy cashews when a snack attack hits, it’s easy to go nuts for nuts! No matter how you enjoy them, just a small serving instantly ups your daily intake of fiber, protein and healthy fats. But be sure to watch for this ingredient on labels, or you may be setting yourself back when it comes to benefits.
Thinking that if you’re following the Paleo diet, you’ve got to live (and cook) in a bubble and never dine out? Quite the contrary. As much as I love cooking, I also enjoy dining out and do so quite regularly, all the while staying completely Paleo.
One of the best ways people can improve their diets is to eliminate foods that generate unpleasant reactions in their bodies. The media’s increased coverage of gluten sensitivity and intolerance (symptoms include bloating, abdominal discomfort and even joint pain) has prompted many individuals to go gluten free, even though they’re not medically allergic to the substance.
Like many people, you’ve probably resolved to live healthier in 2013. But if your budget is already stretched thin, you may be hesitant to go on a new diet, start taking supplements or switch to eco-friendly products.
No worries – we have all the money-saving tips you need to achieve resolution success, for less!
A common reason for choosing calorie-dense processed food over fresh fruits and vegetables is cost. Fast food “value” meals are advertised as being a great bang for your buck, with a sandwich, salty fries and a sugary soda all for one low price.
But is junk food actually cheaper than healthy food?
Today marks the beginning of the Summer Olympics. Over the next few weeks, thousands of athletes from all over the world will give it their all and compete for a chance to take home a coveted gold medal.
Although we’re not all vying for Olympic glory, we still need to “shoot for the gold” when it comes to fitness. Not sure how to do that? Here are 3 pointers to get you on track towards success:
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