Category Archives: Healthy Snacking

Clean Eating – Part 6

Clean Eating – Part 6

Why Is Eating Clean Worth The Lifestyle Change?

In the sixth and final installment of our series, we're going to discuss why we think you should find clean eating worth changing your lifestyle. You can very likely reduce your family's medical expenses by transitioning to a clean diet.

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Clean Eating – Part 5

Clean Eating – Part 5

Bringing The Spice

If you've been eating fast food for years, switching to clean eating may be a tough slog. Adding a spicy touch to your meals can help make the move easier. Adding herbs and spices can also make clean eating a pleasurable experience. Besides adding a welcome blast of flavor to a meal, herbs and spices can also deliver some healthy nutrients you need.

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Clean Eating – Part 4

Clean Eating – Part 4

Cooking Tips for Clean Eating

We're now at part four of our series on clean eating. In parts one, two and three, we explained the basics of what constitutes clean eating, gave you some simple guidelines to help you get started, and offered tips to help improve your food shopping routine. Today, we're moving on to cooking tips that should help you move closer to your goal of eating a clean diet.

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Clean Eating – Part 3

Clean Eating – Part 3

Shopping Tips for Clean Eating

In parts one and two of this series, we explained the basics of what constitutes "clean eating" and covered some simple guidelines to help you get started in that direction. Clean eating requires some changes in your food shopping habits. In this post we're going to offer a few shopping tips that should make your search for the right foods a little less daunting, a lot more healthful, and maybe even a little bit fun.

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Clean Eating – Part 2

Clean Eating – Part 2

Simple Guidelines for Clean Eating Anyone Can Follow

There are some simple-to-follow guidelines to clean eating, the most important of which is a promise to ditch processed foods. If you want to eat clean, you need to avoid those products. Completely avoiding processed foods, as desirable and necessary as it may be, is not as simple as it sounds, but it can be done. Here are some simple clean eating techniques.

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Clean Eating – Part 1

Clean Eating – Part 1

What Is "Clean Eating" and Why Should I Care?

Diet trends come and go, but clean eating is one that is growing and is here to stay. By eating clean, you can create a healthier mind and body by avoiding all those strange chemicals and additives that are packed into the packaged foods we eat every day. Take a look at those additives and think about how they might negatively impact your health.

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Simple Diet Changes

Simple Diet Changes

Simple Diet Changes You Can Make for a Healthier Lifestyle

With a busy family and career life, it can be tough to give your diet the attention that it needs. The good news is there are lots of very simple diet changes that you can make today to the foods you choose to eat that will take you a long way toward a healthier lifestyle.

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Hunger Cravings

Hunger Cravings

How to Handle Your Hunger Cravings After a Workout

Do you ever finish with a tough workout and immediately feel hungry? That’s actually quite normal, but falling prey to those hunger cravings can all but cancel the hard work you just put in. Hunger is something that needs to be addressed before, during, and after a workout. Eating the right foods at the right times, especially snacks, can help you avoid inadvertently undoing your workout.

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Sports and Energy Drinks

Sports and Energy Drinks

Do Sports Drinks Really Offer Much in Health Benefits?

Beginning with the now world-famous Gatorade, the market for sports drinks has expanded dramatically over the past couple of decades. There are now hundreds of brands of sports drinks, promising everything from increased energy to improved performance to weight loss. But do these drinks really work, or are they all hype and empty promises? Are they good for you? Are they unsafe to use? Whether you’re considering using sports drinks or are already a consumer, it’s important to know the real facts.

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Choosing Healthy Snacks

Choosing Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks to Stay Full and Energized All Day

Healthy snacks. Exactly what does that mean? Most nutritionists and scientists agree that eating smaller quantities multiple times a day is far healthier than eating three large meals. Small, frequent meals provide more energy, get digested better and keep our metabolism more active, meaning we get more energy and less weight from the calories we consume. Snacking is a perfect way to eat in small quantities with greater frequency. Snacking has the following benefits: prevents overeating, keeps blood sugar levels steady and provides nutrients. But the key to proper snacking is healthy snacking.

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