Healthy Living

How To Avoid Empty Calorie Foods

How To Avoid Empty Calorie Foods

0 by / on February 9, 2012, 2:58 pm

The USDA warns that many of our foods and beverages contain what they call “empty calories”. In this article, we explain the difference between empty calorie foods and no sugar added foods, as well as some tips for what to look for while grocery shopping!

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DIY Olive Oil, Sea Salt, and Kale Chips

DIY Olive Oil, Sea Salt, and Kale Chips

1 by / on February 8, 2012, 10:04 am

Health-packed kale cooks up into a super-fast, super-crunchy treat. The flavorings are endless and are up to you! Here’s the recipe for baking your own kale chips, and some other ideas for shaking up the flavor a bit!

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Filling Half Your Plate With Fruits and Veggies

Filling Half Your Plate With Fruits and Veggies

0 by / on February 7, 2012, 1:50 am

The USDA has replaced the food pyramid with a plate diagram to help us understand proper portions of each food group for healthy living.

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The Anatomy Of A Detox ~ The Finale

The Anatomy Of A Detox ~ The Finale

0 by / on February 6, 2012, 8:40 am

We’re ending our Anatomy of a Detox series with a few healthy-eating and detoxing recipes, coupled with some words of wisdom on grocery shopping for your new, healthy eating and living lifestyle!

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Three Quick Fixes for Winter Blues

Three Quick Fixes for Winter Blues

0 by / on February 2, 2012, 11:35 am

Winter woes? Get quick relief from runny noses, sore throats, and chapped knuckles with these cheap, natural solutions.

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BMI Explained: your goals can be to get healthy, not skinny

BMI Explained: your goals can be to get healthy, not skinny

0 by / on January 31, 2012, 12:07 pm

The United States is trending towards obesity in 1/3 of all Americans based on the BMI data from individuals in different states, according to the Center for Disease Control. In this article, we explain how to calculate your BMI, helping you to understand how and why it’s measured.

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The Anatomy Of A Detox ~ Motivation

The Anatomy Of A Detox ~ Motivation

0 by / on January 30, 2012, 12:57 pm

In this article, we’ve got 6 tips for helping you stay motivated throughout your healthy detox or cleanse. Here’s one: feeling hungry? Try drinking water. Dehydration has a funny way of masking itself as a hunger pain!

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Do-It-Yourself Vitamin C Serum

Do-It-Yourself Vitamin C Serum

0 by / on January 24, 2012, 8:46 am

Want smooth, glowing skin without the scary price tag or scarier chemicals? Vitamin C isn’t just for your insides anymore. Mix up an easy, all-natural vitamin C facial serum using three simple ingredients and steps!

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Family Runs Across Two Countries, Remind Us To Live Healthy Lifestyles

Family Runs Across Two Countries, Remind Us To Live Healthy Lifestyles

0 by / on January 23, 2012, 11:34 am

The Chicoine family running across Canada and the U.S. to remind us all to live a healthy lifestyle. Seriously. But you don’t have to run 12,000 miles to start living better right now – here’s some easy everyday tips for sticking to a healthy regiment.

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