Fat

Fat definition – nutrition

Fat are an essential part of our diet and is important for good health. There are different types of fats, with some fats being healthier than others. To help make sure you stay healthy, it is important to eat unsaturated fats in small amounts as part of a balanced diet.

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Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

The Christmas holidays are fast approaching and you may find that your willingness to stick to a healthy diet is going to be tested. Fear not, if you have a positive, strong mind set, there is no reason why you cannot still lead a healthy lifestyle, even with a big holiday coming up soon. Here is what you can do to stick to your healthy routine.

Cold lunch ideas

Cold lunch ideas

We often rely on what we can get quickly or can make quickly. This could have a bad effect on our health if we aren’t eating the right foods. Fortunately, there are meal options that are not only quick for you to make but also can help to keep you healthy.

Here, I’ve focused on some that can be eaten cold and can be taken for lunch.

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DASH diet shopping list

The “DASH” diet refers to “Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.” This diet is designed to promote heart health. The general recommendations are to consume fruit, vegetables and whole grains, select low-fat or fat-free dairy and choose lean protein, and limit saturated fat as well as added sugar. Foods selected should be rich in vitamins and minerals such as potassium, calcium and magnesium, as well as high in fiber and protein. They should also be limited in sodium.

Vegan Fall Desserts

Vegan Fall Desserts

My latest blog post has ideas for desserts sweetened with items like dates, which provide a lot of vitamins and minerals, as well as fiber to help you on your weight loss journey.

vegan brands

Vegan Brands

More and more food companies are coming out with vegan products. But are they healthy? And, more importantly, do they taste good? We’ve looked at dozens of vegan brands on the market for bread, pasta, cereal, cream cheese, and mayonnaise. Read our blog on Vegan Brands to Shop for to see what made this list!

Counting macros for beginners

Counting macros for beginners

Have you heard of macro counting? I have been seeing this pop up a lot on social media these days, as well as lots of conversation about how much carbohydrate, protein and fat we should be eating. Let’s delve into macro counting so you can better understand what it is and if it’s right for you!

Lazy vegan recipes

Lazy vegan recipes

If you’re on the vegan diet path already, or are looking to make a dietary change to benefit personal health and the health of the planet, you’ll find the recipes below to be helpful in your sustainable goals. These recipes were hand-picked because of how easy they are to make.

Vegetarian Alternatives To Meat

Vegetarian Alternatives To Meat

Whether you’re turning vegetarian/vegan or simply trying to cut down on meat, it can be worth exploring a few plant-based alternatives.
These alternatives can help to capture the texture or flavor of real meat to help satisfy that craving, while also containing the protein you need.

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Four Tips for Healthy Eaters

If you have trouble keeping with the diet you are shooting for, these tips will help you stick with it. They will also help you get started if you’re wondering how to help yourself eat more of the foods that keep you healthy.