Tagged: clean eating

What Does “Clean Eating” Mean?

Clean eating is concept that lends itself to improving one’s overall health and well-being. It is not a diet, but rather an eating pattern that emphasizes cutting down on sugary drinks and sweets, unhealthy fats, processed meats and other items, and salt. If you would like to learn how to ‘eat clean’, focus on these […]

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Food Swaps Part 6: Better Overall Health

A lot of times we choose certain foods based on convenience. Other times we stick with what we know. But if you’re looking to improve your overall health, there are a number of alternatives you can use for common foods. Let’s look at some simple food swaps for better overall health.

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Food Swaps Part 5: Cleaner Protein

There are are number of ways to clean up your diet. One of those ways is to consume cleaner protein, which  refers to a protein source that is free of (or has less) pesticides, antibiotics, chemicals and food flavorings than more processed versions of protein. Proteins that we would consider “clean” also generally have less […]

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Promise and Problems of Genetically Modified Foods

The term “genetically modified organisms” or GMO has become a controversial topic as its benefits for both food producers and consumers are accompanied by potential biomedical and environmental side effects. There has been an increase in the concern by consumers about food products containing GMOs, especially from the short- and long- term health problems which […]

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Will Power in the Kitchen: Simple Food Swaps

You’ve been going to the gym everyday, you’ve been drinking plenty of water, and getting plenty of sleep, but you just can’t kick your unhealthy diet. You love your cupcakes, your pasta, and your chips. We say you can have your cake and eat it too with these fun, yummy, and simple food swaps!

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Prepping Meals the Weekend Before is Easier Than You Think

I think we’ve all hit that wall at times after a long day’s work when we get home and just simply don’t want to devote the time and energy to make dinner. So, what do we do? Order takeout or throw in a frozen pizza. We are all guilty of this at some point or another, but it […]

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When It Becomes Time to Re-Evaluate Your Eating Habits

“Youth has no age”– Pablo Picasso For a 34 year-old, I consider myself to be fairly bright.  I try to keep up with current events, fashion, and what’s “trending” in the land of pop culture.  But nothing cuts me down faster these days than spending 15 minutes on Facebook.  Paleo, clean eating, inflammatory detox, gluten-free, […]

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