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5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

If I said that I checked every ingredient list to make sure what I was eating was “clean” all of the time, I’d be lying. When I’m hungry or in a hurry, sometimes I’ll grab a protein bar and tear into it without even glancing at the label. But I may p ...
Surprising Ways Sugar Squelches Your Libido

Surprising Ways Sugar Squelches Your Libido

At the end of the day, the last thing you want to do is have sex. You are fried—and want nothing more than to snack on comfort food while binge watching your favorite show. From the morning’s get-the-kids out-to-school marathon to work, errands, dinn ...
3 Simple Ways to Fight Fatigue

3 Simple Ways to Fight Fatigue

There are a millions and one ways to be tired. From the run-of-the-mill not getting enough sleep fatigue (binge TV watching is a typical suspect) to the afternoon sugar crash, exhaustion comes in all kinds of flavors. Luckily, fighting fatigue need n ...
4 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

4 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Life is sweet in California. We’ve got our blue skies and ocean, purple flowers on the mountains and (since we’re always up on healthy food trends) sweeteners labeled “Natural” in our stores that range in color from yellow to ...