Tag: diet

How Parents Can Encourage Kids To Eat Healthy

I am a parent of a picky eater. And when he’s not being picky to only wanting the same few foods then he isn’t eating much at all. So I understand the struggle. There are ways are parents we can encourage our kids to eat healthy. As parents, we cannot force our children to like

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Diets Are Not For Teens And Children—But Eating Healthy And Exercise Are

Diets are one of the most unhealthy things teens and children can do. But eating right—by consummating healthy and nutritious food with the right portions—and exercise is the best thing your kids can do. And yes, exercise is even encouraged for children. According to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans set by the U.S. Department

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2-Day BluePrint Juice Cleanse: This Is What I Learned

I just finished a 2-day BluePrint juice cleanse and I have never felt better—and never been happier now that it is over. Let me start by saying I recommend everyone do a juice cleanse. It was my first time, and although hard at times, it was doable. It was a challenge and taught me so

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How To Start A Flexitarian Diet

When it comes to diet, many are flexible when talking about adapting to adding new foods in on our quest to clean up our diets and fuel the body with what is needs. But it’s removing meat that can be hard for some. This is why slowly practicing a flexitarian diet is s great idea.

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How Bad Is Eating Out When On A Diet?

You have been working out and eating right—finally saying goodbye to the sweets from the holiday season. But then you are invited out to eat. After being committed to making healthy food choices it seems like there are two choices: decline the invitation and stick to your home-cooked, meal prepped dish to stick to your

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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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