Saturday, November 17, 2018

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

7 Best Foods for High Cholesterol: Basics of a Heart-Healthy Diet

7 Best Foods for for High Cholesterol: Basics of a Heart-Healthy Diet
Keeping a healthy diet is vital in keeping your heart strong, so it's time we talk about the absolute best foods for high cholesterol.  Because even though it may be hard to believe, eating certain foods can help regulate your cholesterol levels. Really! To understand how, we first need to take a detour into what cholesterol...

Healthy Mayonnaise Recipe: Whip Up this Delicious Sauce in 10 Minutes

Healthy Mayonnaise Recipe Whip this Delicious Sauce in 10 Minutes
Did you know that jar you pick up in the supermarket is nowhere close to being healthy mayonnaise? Really! Next time you’re in the grocery store, pick up a jar and read the ingredients list on the back.  If you're looking at a list of numbers instead of a list of whole foods (which you will...

9 Best All-Natural Homemade Coffee Creamers for National Coffee Day

9 Best All-Natural Homemade Coffee Creamers for National Coffee Day
National Coffee Day is September 29th, and we have 9 incredible creamer recipes to help you “espresso” your love for coffee!   Let’s celebrate coffee! For its delectable flavor, its instant energy hit and all the different ways you can prepare it, coffee deserves its superstar status.  But did you also know it contains some powerful...

The Healthiest Chimichurri Recipe You’ve Never Had

Chimichurri Recipe
On the hunt for the healthiest chimichurri recipe on the planet? That’s no easy title to claim since this simple traditional Argentinian condiment is naturally rich in healthy, spicy ingredients, but we think we’ve nailed it down!   Chimichurri: By Any Other Name Food historians think the original chimichurri sauce, a simple mix of chopped parsley, garlic,...

How to Make Fresh Lemonade Without Sugar (With a Secret Ingredient!)

How to Make Fresh Lemonade
When you know how to make fresh lemonade without sugar, you can (and will want to!) make it even when it's not summer. Still, is there anything more quintessentially summer than a glass of sweet, cold, tart, fresh homemade lemonade?  In fact, just typing that conjures up images of long, lazy afternoons on the sun-drenched...

Simple Summery Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Simple Summery Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberries are such a wonderfully nostalgic food for me. Just reading the word is enough to conjure up brilliantly blue skies, the feel of pleasant early morning sunshine that promises to turn to a scorching inferno by midday on my neck, and my grandma marching about with a white, half-gallon bucket tied to her waist. Every...

Sweet Potato Bites Recipe: Like French Fries But Healthier

Sweet potato bites
I don’t know about you, but sometimes my soul just needs French fries.   I’ve never really figured out what the triggers it.   It’s not stress.  I can be insanely stressed and not need those salty, crunchy, potato-y comforts. It’s not girly issues.  Most months flit by with no fry fancy. It’s not getting too hungry....

7 Incredible Keto Chocolate Cookie Recipes for World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day
One of my favorite holidays is right around the corner – World Chocolate Day! Ok… so, it isn’t really a holiday.  But, it definitely should be.  Although the forms in which we eat chocolate has changed over the centuries, it has undoubtedly been a food that has been a gastronomic centerpiece of many cultures. Unfortunately, chocolate...

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