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5 Tips for Better Healthy Behaviors

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When looking at healthy behaviors, I feel that each person has a different style that they like to follow. Before I got into exercising regularly and eating clean, I barely cared about what foods I put in my body. An article I came across on Mind Body Green gave me good insight on some healthy behaviors that may not necessarily be the healthiest for you or your stress levels. Of course everyone has their own way of going about their daily routines, but today I wanted to share some habits that could change your view on how you view the […]

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Essential Nutrients for Clean Eating

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With changing my lifestyle to eating clean and exercising regularly, I have had so many questions on how I’ve achieved my weight loss goals. The two key techniques that I have found to be successful for my body have been eliminating sugar and adding in healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my diet. As a disclaimer, these methods are what work for me, but keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and responds to different methods of dieting. Brendan Brazier recently wrote an article on what a plant-based athletes shopping cart looks like, which was right on point […]

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Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

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Now that spring is here, finally, a lot of us are gearing up for spring cleaning. While yes, it is important to scrub every corner of your home once in a while, why not concentrate on your pantry? Registered dietitian Carrie Gabriel, from Steps2Nutrition, shares her tips for spring cleaning your diet. 1. Eat Healthy Fats According to Gabriel, fats are not the (complete) enemy in the American diet. “Your body actually needs fat in order to aid in the absorption of certain vitamins, therefore a diet devoid of fat is, in fact, a diet that’d leave you devoid of […]

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