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How to Snack Healthy this Summer

The hot summer days are here along with barbecues, days at the beach (or pool), and the occasional picnic. And all of these events bring ample opportunities to snack on delicious treats. Of course, as any dieter knows, snacking can prove to be the Achilles' heel to any health conscious individual trying to keep their calories and macros within a certain balanced range. What do we do?  Do we just deny all our cravings as...

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5 Tips for Easy Meal Prep

Today’s dieter has many options. There’s the Atkins diet, the Zone diet, the Ketogenic diet (we know keto!), the South Beach, raw food, and vegan diets. And then there are tweaked versions of all these options.  Whether the diet you choose is low carb, high carb, or somewhere-in-the-middle carb, one principle holds true with all… You need to stick with them so they prove effective. In some cases, the strictness of the diet is “non-negotiable,”...

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How to Eat Delicious Foods Without the Guilt

Let’s be honest, while eating healthy may be a great move for your health, it’s not always favorable to one’s palate. The truth is that fried and fatty foods are hard to put away for a reason… THEY TASTE GOOD! Needless to say, oftentimes we are left with only two options... enjoying what we eat or enduring what we eat.  Or so you thought… Yes, there is plenty of flavor to be found in unhealthy...

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The Low Down on Meal Kit Subscriptions

For today’s active individual, when it comes to sticking with a healthy meal plan, having enough time in the week to meal plan and prep adequately is a challenge. Throw in the demands of a family and this challenge becomes even more daunting. So what’s one to do? Enter the growing and booming market of meal subscription boxes. Chances are you’ve heard of Blue Apron, Home Chef, and Hello Fresh. These are just a few...

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Eat to Boost Your Immune System

Just one year ago, most people who concerned themselves with a healthy diet generally did so for several reasons: Weight loss or weight managementBetter heart healthIncreased cognitionHealthier joints But now in a post-COVID world, immunity is becoming more and more of a priority with our clients and audience. Even though there is no evidence that your diet can prevent COVID-19, it is well documented that, with some smart diet choices, you can increase your immune...

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