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Compare Healthy Meal Kits.

Compare Healthy Meal Kits.   More and more people are getting interested in eating healthy food. The fact that this is happening is because of the awareness that is created by the mass media on the internet. More and more people become aware and spread the word about how having a healthy lifestyle affects your life.   Therefor a new market is created. A market that goes far beyond the diet and weight losing industry. We all have been there and have done that. Not it’s time […]

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The Paleo Diet Simplified

Chances are you’ve heard the term Paleo before, and likely used in close association with Cross Fit. Paleo, short for Paleolithic, is a term that refers to a specific type of diet or eating style. The Paleolithic era, also known as the Stone Age, was a time in which primitive people (cave men) lived as hunters and gatherers. Their diets consisted of whatever animals they could kill or food they could gather. So this essentially means any foods that are in their rawest or truest form and […]

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Hidden Ingredients in Food Labels

For years now, the importance of reading food labels has been pounded into our heads. Whether we’re looking at the macro and micronutrient breakdowns or inquiring about ingredients, it’s important to be a well-informed consumer. You will oftentimes find that even foods that appear to have suitable macronutrients are made with some sketchy ingredients. Whether you stick to the principle of “if you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it” or not, investigating what exactly makes up the foods you are eating isn’t a bad idea. There are […]

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Healthy Foods To Eat On The Paleo Diet

When you take on any new type of eating lifestyle, it can seem overwhelming figuring out what foods you “can” and “cannot” or “should” and “should not” be eating. Even more so, it can be confusing if you don’t understand the reasons why certain foods are good for you to eat and while others are best just in moderation. The Paleo diet is no exception. There are many foods that are considered Paleo -friendly but that are also the basic “meat” of the eating lifestyle (no pun […]

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Big Paleo No No Foods

Here are foods that as in no, you can’t eat: Grains, grains, grains (barley, rye, wheat) – Among other things they contain gluten. Avoiding grains means no bread or pasta. Sugars (includes high fructose corn syrup) – No soft drinks, fruit drinks, ice cream, pastries, candy, etc. Sugars may promote weight gain, give you diabetes, energy crashes and blood pressure issues, among other health issues. Legumes – This means no beans or lentils. Dairy – Stay away from all low-fat dairy products. If you don’t have problems […]

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Benefits of the Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet has many benefits. Most people who are beginning this program are looking to lose weight. By changing your lifestyle to the Paleo diet you’ll make sure you have success in losing weight. But there many other benefits of this program including: Reducing inflammation in the body that can lead to chronic disease and aging Better sleep Higher energy levels Hormonal balance Decrease in gas and bloating Improved cholesterol Lower risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes Reduction in allergies Better muscle tone and fewer […]

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Think You’re Eating Healthy?

Let’s face it – eating healthy is hard. It’s not hard because it’s impossible, but rather because it can be so confusing. There are continually new studies coming out say a certain food is good, and a week later a new study says it’s not. Fad, celebrity-endorsed diets come and go faster than we can keep track of. So where can you turn when you’re looking for solid, reliable nutritional advice? What makes recommendations so difficult is that there are a plethora of variances from person to […]

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Should You Grow Your Own Food?

It’s no surprise that cooking and preparing your own food is the safest and healthiest bet. When you buy food already made, or go out to dinner at a restaurant, there is truly no way to know how it was prepared, where it came from, etc. By cooking your own food, you can at least know for sure everything that went into its preparation from start to finish. But what if we go so far as to say growing your own food is not only the ideal […]

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How To Eat Like Your Ancestors

Whether you’re a Paleo fan or not, there’s certainly common ground between those who follow the diet and everyone else. Obviously our ancestors were doing something right when it came to eating and exercise. Food wasn’t simply grabbed off a shelf, tossed into a cart and driven to your home. It was hunted, killed, prepared and cooked. Nowadays, disease abounds and even with advances in technology, our lifespans are shortening as lifestyle choices create epidemics far out of our collective control. Little kids are obese and twenty-some […]

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Eating Healthy In A World of Processed Foods

Too much of a good thing can be bad – at least that’s what some people believe. We’re living in an age now where food is so unbelievably accessible that we find ourselves scoffing under our breath if we’re in a fast food line for more than sixty-seconds. The speed and convenience is great at times- especially for busy moms and people running from job one to job two. But too much of this has contributed to a worldwide epidemic of obesity, which is growing worse with […]

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