Healthy Eating

Don’t Pitch Those Pumpkin Guts, Cook Them Up Instead!

Kids and adults alike are quick to throw away, what many deem, pumpkin “guts,” also known as the seeds, fibrous strands, and pulp inside of pumpkins. But what they don’t know is that it is possible to use a whole…

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Stop Spending Too Much for Fresh Fruits and Veggies

It happens to everyone: That moment when you’re standing in the check-out lane at the grocery store, seeing the total increase with every scan of cauliflower, oranges and pears. With an estimated 49 million Americans making grocery decisions based on…

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4 Strange Ways to Perk Up Your Coffee

What’s the latest trend in the coffee world? Weird but healthy ingredients. Health gurus are taking matters into their own hands, or mugs in this case, and are opting for spices, unique milks and even butter in their daily cup of joe. The…

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5 Undeniable Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda Today

It sounds too good to be true: A drink that tastes like your favorite soda but has zero calories. No wonder people think they can sip on it all day long. It’s practically like drinking water! Or is it? By…

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Defeating the Dreaded Freshmen 15

Have you found yourself stress-eating lately? Or maybe wearing yoga pants and sweats more often because your skinny jeans from last spring just don’t fit like they used to. College has been back in session for a couple of months now,…

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The Budget-Friendly Guide to Healthy Tailgating

What’s not to love about tailgating—you and friends eating delicious food and cheering your team on to victory. But too much pizza, chicken wings, and brats may not only add to your waistline, it can also add up in your…

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6 Ways to Save Money on Lunches Your Kids Will Love

As busy school schedules become the norm, it can be easy to push off making healthy lunches for both you and the kids every morning. But, opting for “fast and convenient” has its consequences, especially on your wallet. In fact,…

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Eat Your Way to Lower Cholesterol Levels

Having high cholesterol increases your risk of developing heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 71 million Americans have high LDL, or “bad” cholesterol. Chances are…

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another simple dinner: fresh and raw with simple dressing for dipping.

Tailgating Tips to Help Your Team (and Waistline) Win

Summer has come to an end.  School is back in session and now instead of having Saturdays spent at the lake, many of us find ourselves cheering on our favorite football team. Tailgating and football parties are a great way…

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