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Easy Ways to Add More Whole Foods to Your Diet

By |2019-05-13T22:53:32-05:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

You don’t have to look far in today’s world to find the latest fad diet; the real “it” thing right now. However, most fad diets are unhealthy and cause more harm to the body than good. Of course, you will lose weight if you do not consume enough calories in a day, but you also will [...]

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Some Little Known Superfoods and How To Add Them to Your Diet

By |2019-06-05T17:10:30-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

There are some pretty common superfoods that you probably already know about. Things like blueberries, green tea and almonds. They're also pretty easy to incorporate into our daily lives. You can add them to smoothies, eat them raw or use them in a variety of recipes. However, there are some foods that we don't always consider [...]

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5 Tips for Lasting Energy All Day, Every Day 

By |2018-10-08T23:02:42-05:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

These days, everyone seems to be tired. Everywhere you look, there’s a coworker nursing a cup of coffee as they struggle to get through their Monday morning, or a friend who’s too exhausted to meet us for drinks from all the rushing and the stress of their day. You yourself often fall victim to bouts of [...]

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Top 4 Vitamins and Minerals Every Woman Should Take (And Why)

By |2018-09-23T21:08:09-05:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

We all know that vitamins and minerals are essential to having a healthy body. Unfortunately, many people do not get the recommended amount of vitamins and minerals each day. In fact, many Americans have vitamin deficiencies, in one or more vitamin types. But, how do you know what vitamins you are deficient in and which ones [...]

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5 Great Reasons to Snack on Pecans

By |2018-04-11T01:01:39-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Every season is pecan season. Pecans are one of the most popular and loved  nuts. They grow on trees native to North America and Mexico, and are available in many varieties. You can have them fresh or roasted as snacks or added in several recipes . It’s rich buttery flavor is a delight in both sweet [...]

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What is the Cost of Preserving and Storing Food for Safety and Quality?

By |2018-01-31T15:50:04-05:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

For many of today’s busy individuals, frozen foods are a mainstay of the daily diet. Though hailed as a quick and easy alternative to fast food that allows families to eat together in the comfort of their homes, it’s often debated that consumers are sacrificing quality and nutritional value for convenience -- but is that true? [...]

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What to Eat Post-Workout: Work Is Not Done After Workout Is Finished 

By |2018-01-21T20:43:43-05:00January 21st, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Being physically active on a day-to-day basis is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, but the truth is that not many people actually work hard to make it happen. Of course, there are always folks who are willing to give their best to shed those extra pounds and re-sculpt their bodies. However, many of [...]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Smoothies

By |2018-01-04T13:31:03-05:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

Fruit smoothies are a convenient and tasty way to nourish your body. There are many health benefits to drinking fruit smoothies, and if made with quality ingredients and consumed on a regular basis, they can help you live your healthiest life. There are many healthy reasons for you to drink fruit smoothies, whether it be for [...]

5 Tips to Help Your Kids Understand the Importance of Natural Food and Supplies

By |2017-11-03T14:31:42-05:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Healthy Living, Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Having a proper diet is extremely important for growing children. As a parent you need to make sure that you are encouraging them to have natural foods like fruits and vegetables--as packaged foods might not serve all the requirements for your growing kids. Due to the huge amount of advertising and peer influence, it is seen [...]

8 Ways To Get Kids To Eat More Fruits And Vegetables

By |2017-10-20T22:43:39-05:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Children, Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Getting children to eat more fruits and vegetables can be surprisingly difficult. They’ll always find an excuse and they’ll always be on the lookout for a way to escape these healthy foods. If you’re not careful, they’ll eventually get their way and you’ll stop trying. Below, you’ll find tips for ensuring your kids eat more fruits [...]

How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery from Substance Abuse

By |2017-10-17T22:39:07-05:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

Image source:  Alcoholics and addicts require detoxification, counseling and/or therapy, as well as medical intervention in order to successfully undergo withdrawal and stay sober. But they also need proper diet and nutrition, one essential factor that has often been overlooked. Today, more and more treatment facilities and medical experts are giving importance to the role of [...]

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Amino Acids: Essential vs. Non-essential

By |2017-03-26T01:12:47-05:00March 26th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

You’ve got a million types of protein to deal with, and now people are talking to you about amino acids. What are amino acids? What are they good for? And should you be taking them? The short answer is probably. It never hurts to stock up on amino acids, and you can take them either as [...]

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Reduce Food Waste: What Food Expiration Dates Really Mean – Infographic

By |2017-03-09T00:33:04-05:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Green living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

How often do you throw away food? In the United States, $218 billion is spent every year on food that is never eaten. Many people swear by the labeling on their food and if it the date has passed the food ends up in the bin. You might think to yourself that it isn’t the worth [...]

How to Eat Like a Professional Athlete

By |2017-03-05T11:43:58-05:00March 5th, 2017|Categories: Fit & Fab, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Do you run track in your school? You should eat like a professional athlete to keep your body in top shape. Your lean body will show others that you are in great shape.   Here are some tips for eating like a professional athlete: Do not skip breakfast You must have heard this before but it [...]

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Flower Power: The Health Benefits of Flowers for Your Skin, Hair and Nutrition

By |2017-03-01T02:07:24-05:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Beauty, Fit & Fab, Holistic Health, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You might not believe it, but spring is only a few weeks away. This means that any day now, all manner of fresh flowers will be peering at us from our gardens, not to mention the window of the local florist.   The bright colors and lovely scents of those first spring buds can do wonders [...]

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Losing Weight with Coconut Oil

By |2016-11-15T17:46:59-05:00November 15th, 2016|Categories: Fit & Fab, Healthy Living, Holistic Health, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |

There's no hard and fast way to weight loss, but there are a few methods that are consistently effective. For example, exercise and a proper diet will do wonders to improve your quality of life significantly while helping you shed unwanted pounds. Alternatively, switching to a leaner and healthier diet can also help you lose weight. [...]

Foods to Boost Your Workout

By |2016-10-24T18:06:05-05:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you live a busy and active life, it's easy to reach for the quickest meal just out of convenience but the food you eat can have a big effect on your workout. If you eat the right food at the right time, it can leave you feeling energized and help to get rid of those [...]

Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #94

By |2016-07-13T23:04:34-05:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Green smoothies, Juicing, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan cookbooks, Vegan Restaurant|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  What's cooking in your kitchen? I hope you had a happy, healthy and amazing week! I'm so glad you have joined us at this week's Plant-Based Potluck Party! I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the healthy and delicious plant-based, vegan and gluten free dishes created and shared by so many wonderful bloggers. Over the last 90+ [...]

Power Up with Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein – Smoothie Recipe and Giveaway

By |2016-07-07T00:38:34-05:00July 7th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Healthy Living, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and giveaway. We received a product sample of Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein for review. All opinions are our own.)   Maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle is a major priority for me. Like many women who are trying to live a balanced life – while juggling work, family, exercise and [...]

Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up #72

By |2016-01-21T00:10:46-05:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Green smoothies, Juicing, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan cookbooks|Tags: , , , , , , |

Welcome to this week's Plant-Based Potluck Party! I hope you had a happy, healthy week! I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the healthy and delicious plant-based, vegan and gluten free dishes created and shared by so many wonderful bloggers. Over the last 70+ weeks, I’ve met so many vegan and plant-passionate bloggers and made wonderful new friends [...]

Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

By |2015-11-04T23:12:48-05:00November 4th, 2015|Categories: Children, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How to get a child to lose weight is a problem many parents are facing today. In the age of internet, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones getting a child interested and motivated to exercise and be active is difficult. Children are looking for constant entertainment, and from their point of view, exercise is not [...]

4 Reasons to Consider Increasing Your Fiber Intake

By |2015-08-18T23:52:45-05:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nourish, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to maintaining good health, it all boils down to finding a balance between eating the right foods to receive the various nutrients and vitamins your body needs and remaining active to help the body naturally rid itself of the unnecessary toxins and buildup. If you’ve ever researched how to get rid of tummy [...]

Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

By |2015-07-01T15:52:28-05:00July 1st, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , |

Like many of us, I am not an athlete but I have always enjoyed a fit and healthy lifestyle, so I spent a lot of time reading relevant articles and talking with fitness experts about healthy, natural ways to improve my health, performance and endurance--without resorting to dangerous performance-enhancing drugs and supplements. From biking and hiking, to racewalking to weightlifting, I love [...]

Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #51

By |2015-06-24T23:28:38-05:00June 24th, 2015|Categories: Blog Hop, Desserts, Green smoothies, Juicing, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Happy Summer Friends! Do delicious, plant-based recipes and nutrition make you smile? Then welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. From savory soups and stews [...]

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