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Health Food or Junk Food? The Truth about Juice

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If you were to open an American child’s lunchbox (under age 8), you’re sure to find three things – a sandwich on white bread, potato chips (or equivalent) and a juice box. Most unknowing parents would presume the chips are the worst part of that equation in a child’s diet, but would you be surprised if we told you otherwise? Read More »

Boost your mood with food!

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Have you ever thought if the food you are eating is causing you to be depressed? Can you boost your mood by eating the right foods? We often choose comfort foods when we are tired and depressed, but these types of foods often lead to more depressive feelings after eating it, creating a viscous cycle of poor nutrition and overeating. Maybe you should be choosing food based on how you want to feel after eating it versus how you feel while you are eating it. Read More »

Raw Foods vs. Cooked Foods

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You may have heard of the most recent diet craze touted by celebrities to improve your health, lose weight, and even prevent diseases such as diabetes and cancer. The raw food diet is extreme, but also the most basic and simple diet you have heard of in a while. The drawback, you may have a difficult time convincing your family to join in. On a positive note, meals must be a snap to prepare. You may be asking yourself, is it worth it? The answer is both yes and no and depends on what your goal is. Read More »

Home Health Subscription Boxes: Are They That Healthy?

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Recent trends in the health industry have seen the explosion of home subscription boxes, those monthly snacks, meals, or supplements delivered right to your door. The principle behind these services is to allow subscribers to sample different health-related products and purchase more if you want. Here are some of the most popular ones: Read More »

To Buy or Not to Buy Organic

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It can be perplexing standing in the grocery aisle deciding whether to spend a few extra dollars on an organic product or save the cash. After all, isn’t it always healthier to buy organic? Do you feel guilty not buying the organic products for your family? Organic products line the shelves shouting their claims of health to shoppers. The products range from food to clothing, but how do you know when is it smart to buy organic and when is it better to save your money. Read More »