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EATING AVOCADOS MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER, HERE’S WHY…

EATING AVOCADOS MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER, HERE’S WHY…

It’s officially California avocado season. If you haven’t joined in on the smashing, scooping, slicing and avocado rose-making yet, now is a good time to jump in. Avocados are not Instagram-famous for nothing. This bumpy on the outside, creamy on the inside fruit is chock full of good-for-you nutrients. Avocados provide 11% of the daily […]

How To Know If You’re Making Progress—In Ways Beyond Weight

How To Know If You’re Making Progress—In Ways Beyond Weight

For years and years, people have been using the scale as their main way to measure progress. We’ve hurled tears and profanities at this thing when our weight doesn’t move like we’d like. But the truth is, you are more than just a number, and there are many other ways to measure your physical progress that […]

Eating Carbs? Find out if it’s Necessary!

Eating Carbs? Find out if it’s Necessary!

Before getting started, here’s a quick explanation of “Carbs”. Carbohydrates are basically the micro-nutrients found in a food group of the food pyramid. They are usually in starches, sugars and fibers. Defining it in scientific terms, carbs are composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, thus termed “Carbohydrates”. They can be divided mainly into three groups: […]

CONSUMING DARK CHOCOLATE HAS HUGE HEALTH REWARDS

CONSUMING DARK CHOCOLATE HAS HUGE HEALTH REWARDS

As it turns out, having a sweet tooth for chocolate may reap huge health benefits. Chocolate, derived from the cocoa seed, contains several vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are essential to your daily diet. Research shows that regular consumption of chocolate can improve immune and brain health, and it can greatly reduce your risk of […]

10 CLEVER WAYS TO STOP EATING LATE AT NIGHT

10 CLEVER WAYS TO STOP EATING LATE AT NIGHT

Many people find themselves eating late at night, even when they aren’t hungry. Nighttime eating can cause you to eat more calories than you need and lead to weight gain. Here are 10 things you can do to stop eating late in the evening or at night. 1. Identify the Cause Some people eat most of their food late in […]

14 Easy Ways to Increase Your Protein Intake

14 Easy Ways to Increase Your Protein Intake

Getting enough protein is important for health. For this reason, the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for protein is 50 grams per day. However, some researchers believe that many people should be eating significantly more than this amount (1). A high protein intake can help with weight loss, increase muscle mass and improve health, to name […]