Tagged: eating healthy

Is Corned Beef Healthy?

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th. Most likely you associate this day with leprechauns, green beer, and corned beef and cabbage. Did you know that corned beef and cabbage is actually more of an American tradition rather than an Irish one? St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally celebrated in Ireland with chicken, lamb, and lots of […]

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Healthy Pancake Recipes for National Pancake Day

Happy National Pancake Day! Because pancakes are loaded with carbs and syrup adds even more calories, we found some healthier alternative pancake recipes. Celebrate National Pancake Day with one of these delicious healthy pancake recipes!

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Good for Your Joints

Inflammation is a normal response within the body, and it is actually a good thing. Small injuries, such as a scrape, causes your body to release white blood cells to heal the damage. This leads to inflammation. While inflammation is an important function of the human immune system, it can also be the cause of […]

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What to Bring to a Healthy Summer Cookout

Curious how to stay healthy and still participate in the summer social scene? Attending summer cookouts or tailgating might pose challenges when you’re trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle. However, try a few of these recipes as healthy alternatives to the traditional staples so you can stick to your plan!

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Eating for the Seasons: Spring Foods

It’s officially spring and with that comes another installment in our eating for the seasons blog series. Remember that ‘eating for the season’ means choosing fruits and vegetables that are in their peak season. This will help extend the life of your produce and be more cost effective overall.

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Nutrition Therapy for Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD

What is the biggest-selling prescription medication in the United States? Many would be surprised to find out that it is a treatment for acid reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the technical term for reflux, is the number one disease of the digestive tract. Almost everyone will experience heartburn and/or reflux at some point in their […]

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5 Healthy Recipes That Don’t Suck

When you hear the words “healthy recipe,” you might immediately think tasteless, unusual texture, or unappealing. However, we’re here to tell you there are recipes out there that are both delicious AND healthy! Here are 5 healthy recipes that don’t suck.

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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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Food Swaps Part 4: Reduced Sodium

Manufacturers add large of amounts of sodium to certain types of food in order to preserve them. Without even realizing it, your sodium intake can be quite high, which can lead to high blood pressure. For those reasons, you may want to seek foods with reduced sodium. Let’s take a look at some examples of […]

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