6 Things That Will Change The Way You Think About Food

One night about 2 years ago, my “food is my favorite thing about life” boyfriend called me up and said he wasn’t sure if he wanted to eat meat anymore. Huh what!? Was I hearing this right?

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6 Foods You Need to Add to Your Diet in 2015

This year, instead of focusing on what to get rid of in your diet, let’s focus on some things you need to ADD to your diet. Most of the time, we’re thinking about all the things we CAN’T eat. What if we all just started focusing on the things we need to be eating more of, instead of the things we need to be eating less of? The more healthy goodness you include, the less room there will be for the not-so-healthy options.

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Simple Solutions for the 3:00 Crash

Oh snack foods… In general, they are complete crap and offer little to nothing in the way of nutrients, just calories and sugar.

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What Kind of Milk Should I Be Drinking?

For hundreds of years, the only type of milk available was that that came from an animal (most often cows, goats and sheep). Today there are many non-dairy milk alternatives available, each with a different nutritional profile, flavor, color and texture. Milk alternatives are not actually “milk” per se, but more of a “juice”– an extract from a certain plant source.

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Easy Tips for Plant-Based Entertaining and Visiting

How to combine your healthy plant-based eating habits with entertaining, visiting, and other social gatherings? Here are some easy tips for the upcoming holiday season!

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Dish Up Nuts, Seeds and Legumes for Good Health

In looking at food trends for the coming year, Nielsen research indicates that ninety-one percent of people say they snack daily and snacking is on the rise among all age groups and genders. And I am encouraged that folks are focusing more on snacks that are rich in nutrients like nuts, seeds and legumes–choices that earn high marks from me. These three foods are readily available nutrition powerhouses. They are excellent sources of protein, low in saturated fat and sodium; they are cholesterol free and good sources of fiber.

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How Much Sugar Is OK for You?

See how easy it is to get far more sugar in your diet each day than you think you are getting? Certainly, if you have a weight problem, cancer, or any chronic disease, take the time to get a close look at your sugar consumption.

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Nutritional Profile for Fat Loss and Muscle Gain

I get asked on occasion on what kind of diet I have, how I can keep up my protein intake without eating meat, and how to eat healthy while eating enough to build muscle mass. I have my own personal approach – based on an intermittent fasting protocol – which is very “green” and healthy, but also relatively inexpensive. I’m not saying that I have discovered or can preach a one size fits all diet, which is impossible. We all have different needs, goals, metabolism, and physiological responses to food.

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Pistachios Aren’t Red Anymore, Wonder Why?

Here in the United States Pistachios used to be red. Maybe they stop dying them so we didn’t have to walk around with red fingers.

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The Wheat Berry

Delicious and nutritious. Don’t miss out on the Wheat Berry.

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