In an effort to be healthy and animal friendly, many Americans are adopting a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. The main problem with adopting a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle is not getting enough protein. The daily need is 0.8 to 0.9 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. Protein can be found in non-animal sources, […]

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Confusion over date labeling leads to billions of pounds of food waste every year. It might happen more often than you’d like to admit. You stock up your fridge and pantry with food for the week, but come Saturday, you’re regrettably tossing out most of what you bought… and you haven’t even opened it yet. […]

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It seems like there are tons of nutrition recommendations out there, and many of them might contradict the other. There are unlimited articles suggesting that fat is bad for you, dairy can cause inflammation, and that gluten is to be blamed for your bloating. However, there are other articles suggesting that you should be eating […]

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If you’re not used to eating healthy, it can be a challenge to shop for those types of foods, especially if you think healthy food is expensive. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Prevention and Centrum, 53 percent of Americans said it was too expensive to eat a healthy, balanced diet. However, that […]

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Whether you’re a mom of three, or someone who balances a family and career, it can seem like planning and shopping for weekly healthy meals is time-consuming and more stressful than anything. You might be all too familiar with eating on-the-go, grabbing food for you and your family wherever it’s convenient. You’re not the only […]

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Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle, you might have heard from a doctor or friend that you should be drinking eight cups of water a day. But, what about coffee… does this multi-benefit drink count towards your total goal? Actually, some doctors are saying that water isn’t necessarily better […]

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With the seasonal changes comes new foods, and also lots of tailgating parties, holiday get-togethers, and unwanted weight gain. That summer body you worked so hard for might be slipping away. In fact, 75 percent of Americans’ weight gain takes place during the holiday season, which starts as soon as Halloween. Even though it may […]

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If you’re training for your first race, whether it be a 5K or full marathon, you may be wondering if certain foods can help your progress. Even though already have a daily training schedule, you may have forgotten the importance of keeping a nutrition schedule as well. Nutrition is one of the most important factors […]

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During the dog days of summer, heat and humidity can make cooking in your kitchen feel like a living hell. You may not want to turn on your stove or your oven due to the excessive heat. What’s a good way to cook healthy and nutritional meals without the added heat? Even though you may […]

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Kale has gained a huge following. From foodies to parents, people are sharing their new-found love of kale. Even though kale does have some amazing health benefits, there are many other leafy greens that are actually healthier than kale. Listen as I discuss the top 10 greens that are more nutritious than kale. What are […]

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