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How to Eat Healthy Anywhere

Many unhealthy food temptations surround us all, from college students in cafeterias to busy business people faced with fast food and takeout options. However, we can overcome these challenges - and you can eat healthy food anywhere when you're equipped with the right strategies. Bring Your Own Lunch You have the ultimate control over your food choices when you pack your own lunch. Healthy ingredients and preparation choices set you up for healthy eating success,...

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Are You B12 Deficient?

When it comes to weight loss, your body needs to be firing on all cylinders to provide you with the energy and means to maximise your weight loss and meet those healthy lifestyle goals. That’s why it’s important to ensure you’re not deficient in any essential vitamins or nutrients - especially B12. What is B12? B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that’s necessary for your body to function correctly. It’s an essential component in cell metabolism,...

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Healthy Refreshing Beverages for Summer

  Summer is here and it's time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine! Whether you're lounging in a hammock or staying active in the sun, it's important to keep your body hydrated with fluids. The heat can make us perspire and dehydrate quickly, so it's always good to have a beverage on hand. The good news is that you don't need to veer off your diet regimen in order to indulge in a thirst-quenching...

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Fun and Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas

Summer has flown by and the new school year is here. It’s time to start thinking about school lunches again. While some are ready to resume their school year routine, others are less than happy to be faced with the daunting task of packing lunches. After all, long work hours combined with various children’s activities can make it hard to prep dinner, let alone lunch for the following day. Often, this time crunch leaves parents...

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Southern Cuisine Increases Stroke Risk

Courtesy: Augusta Chronicle By Tom Corwin Fried chicken, salty ham and sweet tea have long been staples of Southern cuisine but it could also be the reason the region has a much higher stroke rate, research released Thursday found. In findings presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that those with the greatest adherence to a “Southern” diet had a 41 percent increased risk of...

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