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Why is portion control so important?

Whether you want to lose a few pounds or just maintain a healthy weight, eating proper portions is as important as eating the right foods. According to the National Institute of Health, food portions in America’s restaurants have doubled or tripled over the last 20 years. This alarming statistic directly contributes to the increases in […]

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25 Ways to Sneak Veggies into Family Meals and Snacks

Do you worry your family isn’t getting enough vegetables in their everyday diet? Struggling with picky eaters can turn mealtimes into stressful situations. Sometimes, children need to be introduced to a food more than 10 times before they actually try it! In the meantime, try sneaking vegetables into some of their favorite foods and regular […]

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The Pros and Cons of the Ketogenic Diet

You may have already heard of the Keto Diet. It’s been popping up as the latest trend in celebrity diet fads among superstars such as JLo and Kylie Jenner. It’s claim to fame is that it’s the best diet for rapid weight loss and getting hunger under control. Sure, it sounds great, but is this […]

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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

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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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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9 Things Not to Do When Starting a New Diet

Embarking on a new weight-loss plan can be daunting. There are so many different ideas, theories and diet plans, that it can feel impossible to figure out what works best for you. As if that weren’t enough, some TV shows feature extreme weight losses that are nearly impossible for anyone to achieve in real life. […]

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How to Eat Out Without Sabotaging Your Healthy Habits

When you are trying to eat healthier, ordering food at some restaurants can seem impossible. Many restaurant menus are loaded with tantalizing options that tempt you into ordering a sugary, salty – and diet sabotaging – dish. A 2016 study from the Journal of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that 92% of […]

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Quick and Easy One-Pot Recipes

Cooking dinner sounds less intimidating if you only have one dish to clean up afterwards. That’s why we have gathered 7 delicious, easy one pot meals. No mess, no stress! Honey Garlic Shrimp Get the recipe from Kevin and Amanda. Vegetarian Pasta Primavera Get the recipe from Oh My Veggies. Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls Get the recipe […]

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Win a Kitchen Scale in National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With this year’s theme “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” we are going to break down what exactly “eating right” looks like. Eating right or eating smart follows a few basic tenets: Cook more of your own food Cut back on unhealthy choices and substitute […]

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