Smoothies

Protein is an essential nutrient your body uses to build and repair tissues. Although animal foods are usually highest in protein, some plants also contain decent amounts. Here are 10 healthy vegetables that contain a fair amount of protein. 1. Watercress Watercress is a cruciferous plant that grows in water…

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This fantastic article was written by Sasha Brown, a freelance writer who specializes in health, wellness, business, lifestyle, technology, and travel. We encourage you to check out her websites: VoxNature.com and AffordableBlogging.com, as well as connect with her on LinkedIn or follow her on Facebook and Twitter!  The facts are there. You…

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Energy drinks are one of the most popular beverages in the world. with millions sold each year, it is undeniable that they are a force to be reckoned with. They’re easy to get a hold of, taste delicious and give that well-needed energy kick. But they hold many secrets which…

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Introduced in 1977, Slim-Fast was the leading meal replacement for decades. And why not? Who wouldn’t want to drink a sugary shake that actively replaces a meal and gives you energy, all while losing weight. The Slim-Fast plan is to use a shake twice a day to replace breakfast and…

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This fantastic article was written by Sophie Addison, a popular blogger and skincare expert. We encourage you to check her out on Facebook, and Pinterest. Although exercising and eating a balanced diet is crucial for weight loss, the kind of beverage you drink is equally important. Many popular beverages are too high in…

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We all know that healthy habits are crucial to living a healthy and fulfilled life. What you might not know, is that some of these ‘healthy habits’ can lead to unhealthy problems, like Type-2 diabetes. They could unknowingly promote hidden sugar consumption or blood sugar imbalances. So be aware of…

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Pumpkin Spice season is here and man is it hard to resist the temptation of pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! Of course, a particular coffee chain is partially responsible for the wide reach of the pumpkin spice trend, but the warmth of cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and cloves make pumpkin-spice-flavored-goodies perfect for this time…

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Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly common illness in this day and age. In the USA, 29.1 million people have this condition, and 8.1 million of them are undiagnosed. In 2012, 1.7 million new cases were diagnosed, and that number is still rising. (1) By 2030, scientists and doctors are predicting…

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“Why were you in the kitchen at 6:00 this morning?!”   I did try to be discreet, but the sound of the blender gave me away. I can’t help it. I like smoothies in the morning. They are an excellent way to start off the day with healthy foods mixed…

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Whether you’re a Coke or Pepsi person, you’re probably on the prowl for a healthier alternative. Coca-Cola Life, the new “healthy” version of the sugary-sweet beverage beloved by the world over is just hitting Canadian grocery shelves this fall. Although the product isn’t relatively new to the United States, many…

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