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14 simple ways to start eating healthier now

It can also improve your mood and reduce your risk of disease. Yet despite all these benefits, maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle can be difficult.<p>Here are 14 ways to stick to a healthy diet:<p>Eating a nutritious diet has many benefits, including potential weight loss. However, it's important …

Nutrition

11 Tips For How to Reduce Sugar Intake (from Beginner to Advanced) - The Chalkboard

11 Tips for How to Reduce Sugar<p>Cut back on the number<p>According to the American Heart Association, women should consume no more than 25 grams of added …

4 Foods to Avoid If You Have Spring Allergies

These common kitchen culprits can actually make allergy symptoms, like scratchy throats, worse<p><b>Celery</b><p>In the spring, birch tree pollen is likely to blame for your sore throat and congestion, and, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, eating foods that contain similar …

12 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Everyday foods like bacon, eggs, coffee and dairy products are linked to inflammation. That might not sound like a big deal, but consider the fact …

Mistakes you’re making before 9am

But here’s the thing: The decisions you make in the morning can either set you up for success and encourage you to make healthy choices for the rest …

How to Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet in 21 Days

Experts agree that most folks are OD’ing on sugar—a disaster for our health and waistlines. Spend the next three weeks ditching the sweet stuff, …

15 Stages of Tracking Your Calories

With so much healthy tech literally at our fingertips, we've all jumped on the tracking bandwagon. But if you haven't started logging calories yet, …

Setting New Standards for Grassfed Dairy

When Stonyfield Farm introduced its newest yogurt line at the beginning of 2016, a new seal was stamped on the cups next to the familiar mark of USDA …

Agriculture

Organic Milk and Beef Have More Good Fats, But Not Enough to Impact Your Diet

Good news for people who buy organic milk and beef: there may really be more good omega-3 fatty acids in those products than their non-organic …

How To Heal 5 Common Digestive Issues With Ayurveda

Though it's not the sexiest thing to talk about, gut health is the very foundation of skin health and general well-being according to Ayurveda (and …

Ayurveda

5 Things You Can Do to Help Reverse Your Autoimmune Disease That Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

March is Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month. If you're one of the 50 million Americans who suffers from an autoimmune disease, I want to tell you, as a functional medicine physician who specializes in treating autoimmune patients and as someone who has battled an autoimmune disease myself, that the …

Wellness

Best Protein Powders (and the Worst)

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, a vegan or a plant-based foodie, everyone is getting in on the protein trend. And with good …

Nutrition

Avocados, Red Wine & Other Delicious Foods To Boost Your Sex Drive

We all know that we should eat healthier and exercise to help ward off disease and live a long life.<p>But you might not be aware that the foods you eat …