Tag: diet

Vegetarian Meal Ideas For One Week For Those New To The Veggie Life

Welcome to the veg life. There are many different reasons why people decide to follow a vegetarian diet, but it can be hard for first timers to find nutritious and delicious meals to cook. This is my second time following the veggie lifestyle and I still struggle with finding what I can make—especially since I’m

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Not Stepping On A Scale Can Help You Lose Weight: Here’s How

When looking to shed a few pounds and slim down, I found that the biggest demotivational thing is watching the numbers on the scale go up and down. In fact, I choose to NEVER step on the scale and actually have been seeing real results. You are probably thinking how in the world does she

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Teff VS. Quinoa: What Is The Gluten-Free Superfood Teff?

There is a new gluten-free grain trending that just may replace quinoa on everyone’s plates. The superfood is called teff, and while it is an ancient grain, it has recently picked up steam as of late when it comes to popularity in the world of health and nutrition. Teff and quinoa have quite a few

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Fit (-ish) Pregnancy: The Ups And Downs Of Second Trimeter Workouts

Back Story Those who have followed this blog know that I have a such a passion for fitness. But I have also never been the fitness model we see on Instagram, the fastest runner or even the most consistent in my regimen. I am just a normal chick trying my best to be the best

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What Is In McDonald’s Shamrock Shake?

It’s officially March! And that means today, many New Yorkers are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a little bit early with parades in Queens, Staten Island (and Jersey!). And if you are Irish (like me) than chances are you have your own traditions to celebrate your heritage. While I probably won’t attend any parades, I am

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What Is Souping? Souping Becomes New Juicing Trend

Health trends are always evolving. What’s hot one year fades the next year. In the recent years, we have seen the rise of the gluten-free diet, and the popularity of juicing. Now the hottest (literally) diet and nutrition rising trend appears to be souping. What is souping? Souping is the latest detox trend. Similar to

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How To Stay Motivated To Workout And Lose Weight

We have officially reached the second month of the New Year, meaning that more and more people continue to fall off the fitness bandwagon. Sure, we all make the resolution to workout more and eat less bad foods, but sometimes this is easier said then done. Go into any store right now and you will

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Pizza Is A Main Contributor In Childhood Obesity

Kids love pizza. But eating pizza could really be slicing into children’s overall health, becoming a main contributor in childhood obesity. Between the years 2009-2010, one in five children and about one in four teens in the U.S. had pizza. According to a new study reported by Lisa M. Powell, PhD, those kids and teens

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