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A well-planned healthy vegetarian diet can lower the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and various types of cancer. Even making small dietary changes, such as participating in meatless Mondays, is a great first step towards a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle.
March marks Nutrition Month and while we're proponents of being healthy any time of the year, we particularly enjoy having an excuse to pick dietitians' brains to discover how they actually eat well....
Would you build a healthy body with sugar and additives? Well, you shouldn't! But we do it all the time, and that's what today's post is all about: how to build a body that functions properly and is full of energy -- NO SUGAR ADDED.
There's no question it's harder to eat healthier in the dead of winter. Those enticing cherries and raspberries, so full of antioxidants, are ridiculously overpriced when you can find them at all, and...
I am not actually an advocate of the "New Year's Resolution." Alternatively, I think it wise to keep various purposeful projects going all year long, and to me the New Year merely represents yet another checkpoint. So today, I would like to offer up a few of my ideas about how anyone can start making 2013 a year full of love, happy life, and laughter, and some small and manageable, yet very impact-full changes for better health.
I will offer you some real food. It is not a THIS versus THAT issue -- it is more about common sense, trusting your instincts, staying away from packaged food as much as possible and keeping it whole.
If you feel like the hectic pace of life has taken over due to stress, kids, work or money, leaving little time for you, it is time to make a change. It does not matter what age you are or what tax bracket you fall into -- you can and will get your energetic, fit "best" self back.
Overwhelmed by body image concerns which instantly killed my mojo, I wondered: is there a way to feel sexy and more secure behind closed doors and can we do it with a little help from food?