They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue... Read more
A few years back I typed up a list of New Year’s resolutions on a small piece of cardstock, laminated it, and put it in my wallet. On that list was the resolution to eat a salad every day, simply because eating salad always made me feel like I... Read more
When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen:
The virus can die, OR
Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR
The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu.
How do you kee... Read more
When you’re on a tight budget, the thought of preparing tasty, healthy meals on a regular basis can seem daunting. Not only is it easy to get sucked in by grocery merchandising tricks, but it’s also normal for most of us to fall into... Read more
Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
I have a Welbilt bread machine, and recently tried the pizza crust recipe in the instruction manual. It turned out absolutely delicious, and actually tasted buttery even though it's 100% vegan! Here are the ingredients for making 2 12" crusts:
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When I started this journey I was a carb-o-holic lol. I could eat an entire loaf of bread with one meal. After about 3 months of eating healthy, exercising, and losing weight, I noticed I was eating considerably less breads. I was eating 100% whole w... Read more
So i have heard that a gallon of water a day is great for weight loss
and i had bought this 52 oz Bubba mug from walmart today.. and i have drank 2 full cups with ice.. i feel really good drinking water 194... Read more
I was wondering if anyone else is tracking the 4 fast miles workout for walk away the pounds? There is 25 min of interval training were you jog then walk for 5 sets. Do i track some of it as regular low impact(walk away) and the rest as high or is... Read more
Knowing how important water is to weight loss, I have tried a few methods to insure I get at least my 64 oz a day. And actually those of us who live in hotter climates (it gets to 120* here in the summer) should be drinking even more. At work I eith... Read more
We all know fast food isn't good for us, but sometimes it seems like there's no other option. Follow these rules, and you can drive through with a clear conscience! 11 Ways to Beef Up (the Nutrition in) Your Fast Food MealLook up nutrition info onlin... Read more
Do you remember the scene in The Wizard of Oz where Dorothy is walking through the forest and the mean, angry trees start throwing apples at her? Sometimes I feel like I’m in that scene when I drive near my house.One time when I came out... Read more
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