Tagged: eating healthy

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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Food Swaps Part 3: Vegan Foods

There are a number of reasons to be vegan. Whether you have food allergies/intolerances or just want to eat healthier in general, there are plenty of ways you can maintain a vegan diet without sacrificing certain textures or flavors. Let’s take a look at some easy vegan food swaps.

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The Right Balance for You

Being on-the-go every day can be a struggle for many people when it comes to finding balance. For example, it is hard to find a healthy breakfast to take with you on your morning commute. Sometimes it is just a cup of coffee or energy drink you grab in the morning instead of a protein […]

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Food Swaps Part 2: Low Sugar

Sugar is almost everywhere, whether you think it is or not. It wasn’t until more recently that the government required food labels to list the amount of added sugar in grams and percent of daily consumption. Here are some low sugar food swaps to help you lower your sugar intake or keep diabetes in check.

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