Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • 7 Tips to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

    7 Tips to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

    Eating a healthy, fresh, plant-based diet doesn't have to break the bank. While the produce aisle of the grocery store is known for its steep prices, leave room in your food budget for this essential part of your diet. Here are a few ways to stretch your dollar when it comes to eating at least five servings a day of fruits and vegetables.

  • Feed Your Mind: Celebrate National Nutrition Month

    Feed Your Mind: Celebrate National Nutrition Month

    March is officially National Nutrition Month, declared by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The idea is to get the word out about healthy eating in communities, workplaces, schools, and homes. This year’s theme is “bite into a healthy lifestyle”. Since National Nutrition Month is an awareness campaign, here are some ways to celebrate this March by raising your own clean-eating awareness.

  • 3 Natural Ways to Detox After a Festive Night Out

    3 Natural Ways to Detox After a Festive Night Out

    Let’s face it -- humans are social beings. We like to celebrate special occasions by gathering around feasts and drinks. We toast to milestones by clinking wine glasses and sometimes even shot glasses. We give in to the most absurd traditions (think green beer and Irish Car Bombs for St. Patrick’s Day) for the sake of holiday fun.

    Even the most disciplined clean eaters are human. We get caught up in the festivities and put noble eating (and drinking!) intentions on hold. A night out turns into a late night, and the morning isn’t looking good. As we mature in age, hangovers seem to hang around longer.If you find yourself feeling tanked and needing a jump start after indulging in a few too many beers or Irish whiskeys this past St. Patrick’s Day weekend, here are a few healthy, natural ways to get back on your feet.

  • How Learning to Cook at Home Can Help Achieve Your Health Goals

    How Learning to Cook at Home Can Help Achieve Your Health Goals

    In today’s on-the-go world, it seems pretty convenient to pick up a warm bag of food via a drive-thru window. It’s not too expensive, it tastes pretty good, and it’s quick. However, this routine might not be the best one for you if you are concentrating on health goals. Cooking at home can provide better nutrients, at better prices. And learning something new never hurts, either! Here is a look at how home cooking can add to your overall quality of life.

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