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April 08, 2019

Drink This, Not That: Easy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks

Sodas, sports beverages, fruit juices, lattes--sugary drinks are everywhere, and they’re responsible for nearly half of our daily intake of added sugars. Not only do these added sugars contain no nutritional value, they can also slow weight loss and increase risk for numerous health issues. Swap them out for these easy alternatives to sugary drinks, and you could cut your added sugar consumption down to a healthy level. Why cut down on added sugars? Why are added sugars so bad for you? You may h... Read more
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March 25, 2019

Diabetes Alert Day: Take the Prediabetes Risk Test in 60 Seconds

84 million people in the United States are at risk for type 2 diabetes--that’s 1 in every 3 adults. Find out today if you’re one of them. Read more
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March 11, 2019

How to Find an Accountability Buddy

We’ve talked before about how internal motivation is key to maintaining long-term health and fitness goals, but sometimes our own resolve falls short. Having an accountability buddy for those times can keep you on track. Read more
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March 04, 2019

How to Stay Hydrated While Traveling

It can be hard to maintain healthy habits while traveling, and staying hydrated is certainly one of them. Whether hopping on a flight for a business trip for going on a two-week vacation, any change in your routine will likely affect your water intake. Dehydration can also worsen the effects of jet lag, making it harder for you to adjust to a time change. Read more
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February 25, 2019

The Science Behind Sugar Cravings: 4 Reasons We Seek Sweets

It often seems like sugar cravings can pop up at any time. Maybe it’s 4:00pm at work and you’re hitting a wall, or you just finished a hard workout, or you’re curled up on the couch watching Food Network, and suddenly you’re dreaming of ice cream, or brownies, or a fruit smoothie, or any number of other sugary snacks. Read more
How to Meal Prep Protein Edition
January 22, 2019

How to Meal Prep: Protein Edition

Protein should be a core part of every meal, because it boosts your metabolism, reduces cravings, and builds muscle. That doesn’t mean it’s easy to whip up a protein-filled meal on a weeknight, though. But if you prepare your proteins in advance, you can transform a quick pasta or salad into a proper meal with little-to-no added effort. Read more
Probiotics and supplements
January 14, 2019

Your One-Stop Intro to Probiotics: What They Are, Why They Help, and Where to Get Them

This post is brought to you by New Chapter, which uses non-GMO whole-food ingredients to formulate vitamins and supplements that unlock each nutrient’s unique benefits. Read more
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January 08, 2019

Best 10-Minute Whole30 Lunches

When you commit to the Whole30 diet, you’re promising your body a well-deserved detox from any foods that might be causing you more harm than good. But pulling off 30 days of clean eating doesn’t just happen. When you cut out sugar, dairy, grains, and legumes, you’ll need to do a little extra meal planning to make sure you stick it out (and aren’t stuck eating scrambled eggs for every meal!). Read more
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December 27, 2018

How to Use an Instant Pot: Our Guide to Getting Started

You may have heard a friend rave about how much they love their Instant Pot and how much time it saves them in the kitchen. Maybe you’ve scored one as a holiday gift after seeing it on that Black Friday sale. But how does this popular appliance work and what can it do? Read more
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December 10, 2018

The 10 Best Kitchen Tools that Actually Save You Time (and Money!)

Everyone loves a good cooking gadget, but the number of options in the average kitchen section of a store can be a little ridiculous. You may find yourself asking, “Do I need a taco holder? An egg slicer? A corn kernel stripper?” While these tools may seem like a great idea in the store, they may turn out to take more time to clean than they save you in prep. Read more

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