Tag Archives: nutrition

10 Tips for Easy Portion Control

Tweet Like I had mentioned yesterday in my post for Lower-Calorie Homemade Gnocchi I am learning portion control. When it comes to certain foods, such as pasta, I know that portion control is huge. Luckily for me (and anyone like me) Everyday Health has made it easy for us by providing 10 Easy Portion Control […]

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6 Tips to Boost Your Mood & Metabolism

Tweet Have you ever noticed that your mood shifts after eating certain foods? I know we all feel it after a large cup of joe, am I right? It shouldn’t come as a surprise that foods you eat, and the eating habits you’ve formed effect both your mood and metabolism. But who really knows which […]

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Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies

Tweet I’m a produce lover so in that respect my body and health is lucky that my mouth enjoys what they need for nourishment. However, I’ve been hearing more and more people expressing their dislike of vegetables! It actually amazes me how many of these people are adults, and I’m going to chalk the reason […]

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Food Lover’s Guide to Clear Skin

Tweet Food lover? That’s me! Looking to clear up your skin? Me again! So excited I found this great article today from Self.com that brings together food and natural ways to get clear, glowing skin & banish breakouts. I’m 27 and I still struggle with complexion issues, what a pain & added stress. If you […]

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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Daily Fiber

Tweet Fiber is a very important part of your daily diet.  Eating fiber and fiber-rich foods has been linked to many health benefits. It helps keep you full and minimizes those frequent cravings/hunger occurrences. Not only does it help with weight loss and maintenance but fiber also helps control diabetes, reduces your risk for heart disease and also […]

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5 Dieting Tips You Should Forget!

Tweet I know it’s not just me, everyone hears new dieting tips every day. Sometimes it’s word of mouth, sometimes its a magazine article, and sometimes its a mash-up of the two.  Sometimes you find excellent advice from the Everyday Health Community :). Today I found an awesome posting (or venting) from Work_Out from the blog […]

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8 Foods to Avoid All Together

Tweet There are certain foods that you just know aren’t good for you, off the top of my head I’m thinking SPAM, Munchos chips, the Bloomin’ Onion from Outback, popcorn & pretzels from Yankees Stadium & a hot fudge sundae w/ all the fixings. Some are worse than others and most of those I listed […]

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Health Benefits of Corn + 8 Delicious Recipes!

Tweet It’s summer time and there is no better staple then corn on the cob at BBQs and outdoor parties. I’ve also recently expressed my love of popcorn, full of fiber and a delicious snack! I think most people don’t even realize that there are health benefits associated with corn. With the whole HFCS controversy […]

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6 Superfoods for Flat Abs!

Tweet Wouldn’t we all love to have a flat stomach? Especially now that it’s bikini time. Luckily for us there are foods out there that actually help to flatten the belly. An article from Self.com by  Liz Plosser tells us how these superfoods’ trimming powers will help you uncover a toned, summer-ready tummy. Avocados. Superpower: fights […]

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Afternoon Snack: Mixed Berries!

Tweet Eat more berries, your body will thank you — and so will your taste buds, berries are not only good for your health but they’re also delicious! Low in fat, carbs, and calories, but high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, these yummy nuggets of flavor not only contribute to overall health, but may […]

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