2017 Father's Day Gift Ideas

8 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Active Dad

Finding that perfect gift for Dad can be challenging. How do you say thanks to the man who’s always been there for you? Well, you can start with a gift that plays to his interests or makes his life simpler. Whether your Dad likes to man the grill, enjoy a cold craft beer, watch the […]

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14 Tips for Staying Healthy on Road Trips

For many, the open road symbolizes freedom and adventure.  Despite the excitement of road tripping with friends and family to a new destination, or a favorite getaway, it’s challenging to maintain healthy habits when you’re on the road. Traveling by car allows you to control the pace, but not always your surroundings. In most cases, […]

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Guide to a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Guide to a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Who doesn’t love an excuse to get together with friends, enjoy delicious foods, and tasty drinks? Cinco de Mayo gives us the perfect reason to go out and have fun.  Mexican food can be healthy; beans, grilled meats, and vegetables are smart choices. On the other hand, fried foods smothered in cheese and sauces coupled […]

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Charity of the Month – The Challenged Athletes Foundation

EatSmart fans will continue to select a Charity of the Month in 2017. Fans will submit short stories about the charity’s mission and why it’s meaningful to them. We began our Charity of the Month donations in 2011. We’ve selected The Challenged Athletes Foundation as our charity of the month for May, in honor of Physical […]

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39 Healthy Road Trip Snack Ideas

It’s easy to mindlessly eat while driving or riding in the car, especially if you’re getting your snacks from rest stops and fast food places. However, you don’t have to toss out your normal healthy habits when traveling. Eating healthy on the road all boils down to planning. Bringing your own snacks allows you to […]

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13 Common Cooking Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Whether you’re a professional chef, or are still learning to boil water properly, everyone makes mistakes while cooking. Some mishaps will go unnoticed, but others can spoil a dish and will leave you ordering take-out. We’d like to help take your cooking skills to the next level. We’ve compiled some of the most common cooking […]

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How to Prevent Varicose Veins Naturally

Have you noticed purple or blue veins emerging on the surface of your legs? Those bulging veins are varicose veins, which most experts believe to be caused by weak valves in the veins. When healthy, these valves keep blood moving toward the heart. However, when they become weak, blood pools in the legs, causing veins […]

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Festive Easter Dessert Recipes (That are Healthy too!)

Easter celebrations typically include chocolate, candy, and a host of other sugary treats. However, it is possible to indulge in dessert without ruining your family’s healthy eating habits. We’ve hand-picked our favorite Easter sweets that are lighter and healthier but still taste great. (And they are totally Instagram worthy!) You can feel good creating festive […]

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