The Five Biggest Myths About Veganism

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Let’s face it, there are a lot of different styles of eating and diet available to us today.  One of the most popular by far is that of veganism.  For the sake of this blog post, I will be defining veganism as “a diet that eliminates all animal and animal byproducts from consumption.”  I willcontinue reading

STOP THE MADNESS!!

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Have I got your attention yet? STOP the madness!! What am I referring to? What I’m referring to is calorie counting! The amount of people that ask me about losing weight and calorie counting is astronomical. It may be because of the commercials and the ill-informed people that suggest counting calories. Or it may becontinue reading

Inventing a Healthy Diet

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Sometimes, eating healthy means you have to be a little bit inventive.  Let’s face it– the food lining the shelves in the neat little boxes and jars in your local grocery store isn’t always the best choice, especially if you want to maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you’ve decided to start eating more whole, rawcontinue reading

10 Really Good Quinoa Recipes With Less Than 10 Ingredients

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Do you eat quinoa? If not, you really should. Quinoa is really good for you. It’s full of fiber and protein and is very versatile. That said, if you look through most quinoa cookbooks or other cookbooks with quinoa recipes often the majority of the recipes have lots of ingredients or they call for thingscontinue reading

5 Health Benefits of Smoothies

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As more and more people begin to take charge of their health by changing their eating habits, smoothies are becoming more popular. And it’s no wonder – the health benefits you can get from just one smoothie a day are remarkable. In this article, we’re going to look at just five of the many healthcontinue reading

Coming Out of the (Eating) Closet

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    I remember the day I realized I was “in the closet”.  Members of my family would say they couldn’t understand why I was overweight because I didn’t eat that much.  It wasn’t until much later when I began my final (and permanent) journey to overcoming emotional eating that I realized I was acontinue reading