Take the New You for the New Year Challenge

Take the New You for the New Year Challenge!

Happy New Year! Almost half of us make New Year’s Resolutions every year, but a mere 8% of us actually reach them. What if there was a more effective way to make a lifestyle change for the better in the new year? There is: instead…

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Why Carbs Really Aren’t the Enemy

When you hear the term carb, what comes to mind? Bread? Pasta? Potatoes? Those are not the only form of dietary carbohydrates. Carbs can be found in fruits and vegetables as well, in the form of natural sugars and starches. Cutting carbs — eliminating foods…

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Quick and Easy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Have you looked at the ingredient label of a store-bought salad dressing lately? Chances are strong that you can’t even pronounce some of the ingredients, much less know what they taste like or what their purpose is. Why ruin a perfectly healthy fresh salad with…

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How to Replace Unhealthy Fats With Greek Yogurt

It seems as if everyone is into clean eating these days, and for good reason. The health benefits of eating clean are numerous and can include a reduction in cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar. Clean eating isn’t about being on a restrictive diet that…

How to Fight Your Junk Food Addiction

How to Fight Your Junk Food Addiction

Loaded cheese fries. Rocky road ice cream. Stuffed crust pizza. Just the thought of these yummy foods is enough to get your stomach growling. Despite trying to eat healthy, somehow you keep finding yourself reverting back to old behaviors because junk food just tastes so…

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Your New Year’s Resolution: Be Healthier

New year, new you? Many people mark the start of the year with resolutions to be better in some way; improving your health certainly falls into this category. It’s hard to chase after a goal so broad without a plan of action, though. Read on…