Tips On Eating Healthy Every Day

You know how it goes… “Today’s the day! I’m going to start eating healthy again.” So often, this is how the day begins, but despite your best intentions, eating healthy is a challenge each and every day. The following are five tips to keep yourself on track:   Make food at home What better way to ensure you’re eating healthy than turning up the heat in your own kitchen? When you cook your own meals, you’re more aware of what goes into your favorite dish and you’re able to prepare meals ahead of time, saving time and money.   Moderation

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The Best Smoothie Recipes

  There’s nothing as refreshing, healthy and all-natural to make for yourself than a smoothie. Packed full of fruits and vegetables, smoothies are a fun and tasty way to get your essential vitamins and minerals every day. But before you go and chuck the whole produce aisle in a blender, check out these recipes for hints to balance taste with nutrition.   1. Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie This healthy favorite from 100 Days of Real Food features frozen fruits and plenty of leafy greens for a smoothie that’s as cleansing as it is tasty. INGREDIENTS 2 cups spinach 2 cups

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Easy Food Substitutions for a Healthy Diet

    When people think about eating healthier, they often imagine changing every little thing in their diet down to the last calorie. This often leads to too much change all at once, and then they abandon the diet after only a few weeks. The more sensible approach is to make smaller, subtle changes to your diet with one food at a time. Little substitutions like these four will have you feeling healthier without feeling overwhelmed from overhauling your diet.   Substitute turkey for pork and beef.   Turkey is a white meat which is significantly leaner than its cousins, beef

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How To Keep Your Resolutions Alive And Healthy

New Year’s resolutions are the easiest things in the world to make, but they’re often the hardest to keep. But don’t feel bad if you’ve let your resolutions slide in the past: 92% of people don’t see their resolutions come true. So if you want to be one of the 8% who achieves their goals, you need all the help you can get it. Use these tips and resources to keep your resolutions alive and healthy this year.   Accountability Apps   There’s an app for everything these days, including helping you keep your New Year’s resolutions. Apps like MyFoodDiary,

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The Best Diets To Try In 2017

  This is it. This is the year you’re finally gonna do it. You’ll lose weight, make healthy choices and feel better about your body. If this mantra seems familiar to you, you might be tired of trying diet after diet without any results. But the secret to success is finding a diet that works for your unique nutritional needs. That’s why we’ve compiled the best four diets that are worth trying to make your 2017 healthier.   DASH DASH stands for “dietary approaches to stop hypertension”—hypertension is a medical term for blood pressure that is too high. The diet

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3 Easy Tips to Avoid Sickness

  Let’s face it—even the healthiest person in the world gets sick every now and then. So the question is, how do I avoid sickness and when I do get sick how do I fight it off quickly? The guidelines for staying healthy are simple and easy, thankfully. Be consistent with these microbe-fighting habits and you’ll stay on your feet as often as possible this winter.   Get a flu shot. This is one of the easiest one-time things you can do to dramatically lower your chances of ending up on your back this winter. Unless you’re allergic or have certain

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Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

  Healthy Eating During Pregnancy Every rule that you’re told about eating healthy applies double during pregnancy. Your baby needs certain vitamins and nutrients in order to grow as healthy as possible, so we’ve made a diet guide to help you eat right.   Hit the Fruits and Veggies   Never is it more important to eat fruits and vegetables than during pregnancy. They are packed full of nutrients like potassium, fiber and vitamin C, and you can easily get full on them without over-eating. For example, half of a ripe avocado contains only 161 calories, while providing the fullness

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