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calories

  • Increasing That Calorie Burn

    There are many factors to weight loss, such as, calculating calories in versus calories out, paying attention to the type of food we eat, portion sizes, and the exercise routines we integrate. There are also several things we can do to increase our daily calorie burn and that can easily be implemented into our daily lives. View Post
  • Weight Loss Tips After 40

    It seems as though our body decides to play a cruel trick on us by tacking on the extra weight, seemingly overnight. It’s important to understand why this happens and more importantly, what can be done to reverse this universal trend so that we can actually become healthier versions of ourselves, turning the “fat forties” into the “fit forties”.

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  • Plant Based Diet Benefits

    If you’ve been a carnivore all your life, you may not think twice about dishing up a steak for dinner or cooking up some ham for lunch. But more and more people are starting to turn to the vegetarian way of life and now it might just be time for you to do the same.

    This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to eat every meal in the vegetarian way however transitioning some of your normal meals to a meatless variety can be a wise move.

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  • Healthy Additions To Pasta

    If you’re a pasta lover and simply can’t get enough of the stuff, chances are good you’re on the lookout for what you can add to pasta to make it even healthier. While pasta itself isn’t an unhealthy food, it’s not really a healthy one either. View Post
  • The Importance of Exercise for Your Mental Health and Independent Living

    The world’s older population is significantly increasing. According to a report published by the National Institutes of Health, the world’s older population will grow by almost 17 percent by the year 2050. This has serious implications for worldwide health and financial concerns as people contin... View Post
  • Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

    Many people are under the impression that salads are one of the healthiest foods you can eat but yet, if you dress it up poorly, they can be devastating to your diet.
    The wrong fix-ins coupled with a creamy salad dressing that’s full of saturated fat can sabotage any well-meaning salad in seconds.  View Post
  • 8 Healthy Fast Food Breakfasts That Won't Totally Sabotage Your Diet

    Are you on the go first thing in the morning and want to stop off somewhere for breakfast? You may need to think carefully as many breakfast options at restaurants and fast food establishments can easily set you back with half your day's calories or more. View Post
  • The Pros And Cons Of Ketogenic Diets

    If you’re someone who is looking for a new diet to try, you may be considering a ketogenic diet plan. Very popular right now amongst the mainstream media, it can feel like everyone is following the keto plan. What is the ketogenic diet and will it serve to benefit you? Let’s go over a few things ... View Post