Topic: Nutrition

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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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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Food Swaps Part 1: Gluten-Free

A large part of a healthy lifestyle transformation is re-evaluating what you eat. Over the course of the next 6 weeks, we’ll explore a number of healthier food swaps to help you accomplish your nutrition goals, or even to help those with certain food intolerances.

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Slow Cooker Tuscan White Bean Soup Recipe

Winter is the perfect time to cozy up with a warm bowl of soup. Try this Tuscan White Bean Soup to double up on your protein and fiber intake, both found in the kale and white beans used in this recipe. You will also get a healthy dose of vitamins A, C, and K, which […]

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Vitamin C: Does it Help Prevent Colds?

Every cold and flu season, you might see ads or hear rumors that suggest taking high doses of Vitamin C will prevent illness. Let’s see if those rumors are true, what the recommended daily intake should be, and the best sources of Vitamin C.

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How to Avoid Temptation Around the Holidays

The holiday season, also known as the season of extra calories, is upon us. Everywhere you turn you’re bombarded with cookies, candy, chocolate, appetizers, drinks, and more! Most Americans gain weight during the holiday season and few end up losing that weight after the holidays have ended. Follow these tips to keep you on track […]

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The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Exercise

Certain alcoholic beverages may have some health benefits, ranging from wine’s positive influence on insulin sensitivity and beer’s positive association with bone density when consumed in low to moderate amounts. However, if you’re trying to ramp up your fitness, alcohol consumption may impede your progress. Below are some not-so-fun facts about alcohol and how it […]

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10 Tips for Holiday Meal Planning

Holiday parties, gift buying, and baking, oh my! Meal planning can be challenging any time of year. Add in the stress of the holidays and it can quickly become a disorganized mess. Need help keeping up the festivities while maintaining organization and feeding your family well-balanced meals? Follow these tips to make meal planning easier […]

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