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How to Buy and Store Summer Fruits and Vegetables

How to buy and store 16 in-season summer fruits and vegetables, from cucumbers and basil to cherries and corn<p><b>With the sudden burst of produce hitting farmers' markets</b> and grocery store shelves, food shopping in the summer can feel like a very leafy, juicy Christmas. But it's also overwhelming to …

10 Healthy-Eating Myths That Nutritionists Want You to Stop Believing Right Now

How many of these are you currently falling for?<p>One of the most frustrating things about healthy eating is all of the conflicting nutrition info you can find floating around. One study says that fats increase your disease risk—while other research suggests that it actually decreases your odds of …

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10 Essential Rules To Healthy Eating

<i>You know an apple is a healthier snack than a candy bar, but how do you make the big changes and eat real food all the time? Start here with these ten easy and delicious rules.</i><p>By Lindsay Funston and Emma Haak<p><b>1. Rule #1: Eat Two Pounds Of Vegetables</b><p>Every single day. "Loading your diet with …

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes For More Energetic Mornings

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day (no, really it is) is often the most neglected… and we kind of get that. Sacrificing cereal and milk for an extra 15 minutes of sleep seems like a wise decision when the alarm goes off, but that’s only because you’ve been eating Boresville bran flakes. …

Breakfast

Weekly Meal Plan | 17- 23 March

It’s hard to believe Spring Break came and went so fast. We had a wonderful week spending time together and getting outdoors as much as we could. I …

This Is How to Burn Tons More Calories at the Gym

During a busy day, carving out an hour to head to the gym can be tough, so the question is this: are you making the most of those 60 minutes? With a …

How Chia Seeds Can Help You Eat Healthier Without Tasting Like It

Eating healthy has its challenges. With the plethora of pizza, ice cream and chocolate chip cookies that exist in our daily lives, how can we be expected to opt for oatmeal and salads? It's a cruel, cruel world. But to right some of this injustice, we've gathered a handful of healthy recipes that …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

Workouts

13 Ways to Beat Bloat with Yoga

It's easy to overindulge, and feel bloated and puffy after a big meal. The main cause? Not-so-savory reasons like gas and acid reflux. Instead of …

7 Ways To Feel Less Bloated

By Corrie Pikul<p>Feel like your abdomen is suddenly filled with helium? Here's how to gently and naturally decompress -- and how to prevent it from happening again.<p><b>1. Try the breath freshener that's also a bloat buster.</b><p>Leave the mints for your grandmother: Fennel seeds are a better, more natural …

7 Signs You Have Too Many Toxins In Your Life

You think you’re healthy, but you don’t feel vibrant. You struggle to find the energy to get through the day. You’re irritable. Your stomach isn’t …

are you doing any of these 16 crazy things that sabotage weight loss?

<i>I’m a little more than half way to my goal weight range.</i><p>(Remember, it’s <i>a range</i> I’m aiming for, not a specific number.)<p>I’ve lost 35 lbs. so far. …

Wellness Calendar: June 2014 (free printable) - Wholefully

Shares 0<p>Holy cow, guys, it’s almost June. June is going to be a big month in the Johnston family! I’m going to birth a human in June (well, …

11 Healthy Alternatives To Potato Chips

Fact: Potato chips are delicious (even more so if you put them on a sandwich). Less awesome fact: potato chips are not great for you. Fortunately, …

Healthy Eating

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

The Best Foods for Your Heart—and Why You Should Care

If you’re a generally healthy 20-something, chances are the only time you really worry about your heart is when you’re going through a breakup. (Hey, …

13 Mental Health Benefits Of Exercise

<i>By Sophia Breene</i><p>Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the past decade or so, scientists have pondered how exercising can boost brain function. Regardless …

9 Awesome Weight-Loss Tips From Women Who've Transformed Their Bodies

Because they know exactly what you're going through

Fitness

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

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