Healthy Tips

How to Find the Healthiest Bread to Eat (Your Bread Buying Guide!)

August 28, 2016
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One of the questions I get asked most often is: do you eat bread? And people are usually surprised when I say that bread is one of my favorite things to eat. Of course I eat bread! I love the smell of fresh bread in the morning, whole grains, and all of the ways you […]

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A Protein Powder Giveaway from Naked Nutrition!

May 17, 2016
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Hi Everyone! This month I’m very excited to be partnering with Naked Nutrition for a protein powder giveaway! I’m usually not a huge fan of protein powders, because I don’t like all of the added ingredients that most protein powder manufacturers add to make their products taste good (e.g. sweeteners, stevia, sugar alcohols, thickeners, etc.) But when […]

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The Truth about Calories and Calorie Counting

October 21, 2015
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We see the word “calorie” everywhere: from food labels to nutrition articles, calories are at the center of conversations about weight loss and health. But what is a calorie anyway? A calorie is just a measure of energy that is generated from food. It’s as simple as that. At a high level, if you eat […]

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50 Vegetarian and Plant Based Protein Sources

September 28, 2015
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One of the most frequent questions I get when I tell people I’m vegetarian is: “But then where do you get your protein?” It’s common knowledge that meat is a great source of protein, but you don’t actually need to eat meat to get enough protein! Somehow, being vegetarian has become synonymous with just eating leaves (which do […]

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Got (the healthiest) Milk?

April 20, 2015
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There’s so much controversy over dairy these days. One camp claims that milk (and all dairy) is one of the worst foods you can eat and should be avoided at all costs, while others claim that if you’re not lactose intolerant, and you have access to organic, pasture-raised dairy – that there is no harm […]

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5 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 25, 2015
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January 1st is an important date for a lot of people. It’s a fresh start – the first day of a new year – and can be the perfect time to set healthy living goals for the whole family. Committing to any new lifestyle change (getting fit, eating healthy, or losing weight) isn’t always easy, but […]

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