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Tips for healthy school lunches

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Getting kids to eat a healthy diet isn’t always easy. Carb heavy school lunches are expensive and don’t promote healthy food choices. With the school year just around the corner, it’s time to get organized for packing school lunches. Providing your kids with healthy lunch options doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. The key to success is having a plan in place. These time-saving tips will help you pack healthy lunches that don’t break the bank. Read More »

Is Your Cooking Causing You to Age Faster?

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There are a thousand different things in the world that accelerate the aging process, from tanning to smoking, too much stress, skipping out on sleep, and everything in between. Now it’s time to open your eyes to another way aging may be sneaking up on you quicker than you want, and it lives in your kitchen. Many foods and cooking methods contain and/or produce nasty compounds that can lead to an extra wrinkle, or even worse, a disease driven from inflammation - and they are literally called AGE’s. Read More »

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 »

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 »