Why become a vegetarian?

“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?

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How to Read a Food Label

When you are walking down the colorful aisles of the supermarket, it can be easy to be distracted by the magically deliciously looking food items that are presented in vibrant packaging, your favorite branding character smiling out at you. Even if you go to shop healthy, shelves-full of different items and brands can overwhelm you, … Continue reading How to Read a Food Label

Exercise Promotes Healthy Tummy

We all know that regular exercise (and healthy eating) will cause you to have a tight tummy, but new research revealed that exercise also promotes a healthy gut. They study by researchers at University Cork in Ireland that was published June 9 in the journal Gut found that exercise could increase the diversity of bacteria … Continue reading Exercise Promotes Healthy Tummy