Calories

What calories mean?

When people talk about the calories in food, what do they mean? A calorie is a unit of measurement — but it doesn’t measure weight or length. A calorie is a unit of energy. When you hear something contains 100 calories, it’s a way of describing how much energy your body could get from eating or drinking it.

Are Calories Bad?

Calories aren’t bad for you. Your body needs calories for energy. But eating too many calories — and not burning enough of them off through activity — can lead to weight gain.

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eating healthy at college

Healthy Eating in College

College students, do you find eating healthy to be a struggle?

Healthy eating in college has just been made easier! In this blog post, I share budget-friendly tips on healthy eating in college.

Vegan Breakfast Meal Prep

Vegan Breakfast Meal Prep

Save time!!! Put a pep in your step with vegan meal prep! If you choose to be vegan, it’s important to plan your diet carefully to be sure you are getting all of the essential nutrients. This post gives some ideas for breakfast that can be prepared in advance and help you to plan your diet.

Fruit and granola in a bowl on a table, healthy late night snack

Healthy late night snacks

Whether it’s a pick-me-up during late night studying or simply a sweet tooth before bed, late night snacking is something most of us do. There is a growing stigma around late night snacking and its contribution to weight gain and poor health, but is this really true? We’ve heard that we should focus on what we eat and not when we eat it, but how can we satisfy our cravings without going overboard? Is late night snacking a culprit in weight gain or is it a myth? We will take a closer look at these statements in the post.

Plant-Based Protein

What is plant-based protein?

When the New Year hits, you know New Year resolutions begin! So, let’s add plant-based protein to your diet as 2021’s New Year Resolution.
Before we explore plant-based protein, I want to make it clear that eating food from plant-based protein sources does not mean that you are necessarily vegetarian or vegan. Nowadays, these are common misunderstandings with the incorporation of plant-based protein into diets. Anyone can enjoy these foods, regardless of the diet you consume.

Healthy Salty Snacks

Healthy salty snacks

Snacking is a controversial topic among health professionals. Have you ever thought about snacking and your health? Do you know how you can enjoy your salty snacks and maintain your health? Read more to find out!

Low sugar drinks

Low sugar drink alternatives

Do you drink your calories? You might be surprised how much sugar some commonly-consumed drinks contain and how this might affect your health. Read on to find out how to cut down to maintain a healthy weight!

Is banana bread healthy

Is banana bread healthy?

A food that contains bananas should be healthy, right? Well, not always…read on for everything you need to know about selecting and preparing banana bread to make a good choice!