Healthy Tips

The Truth about Calories and Calorie Counting

October 21, 2015

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

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
Young adults

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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Healthy Holiday Survival Guide from The Picky Eater

December 9, 2014

The holidays are right around the corner! So begins the world of warm and cozy parties with family and friends, delicious baked goodies, home cooked meals, and tons of indulgence. With all of that going on, it can be hard to stick to a healthy diet and not go totally overboard for the entire month […]

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My Top 5 Foods for Healthy Skin & Hair

December 8, 2014
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Making your hair and skin healthier can start as soon as your next meal. While there are lots of products we can buy to make our skin and hair look better from the outside; the best way to get smooth skin and shiny hair is to improve the foods you’re putting into your body! Just […]

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