7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

Rule number one for weight loss is to eat less calories than you burn. Obviously, this is easier said than done. We’d like to present you with a short list of tricks to help you consume less. 1. start every … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

One of the reasons America has become an obese nation is an extremely efficient food industry. Never in the history of mankind has food been so cheap. On average, that is. You see, unhealthy food is extremely cheap, whereas healthier … Continue reading

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5 Berry Good Recipes

5 Berry Good Recipes

Fresh berries are abundant this time of year. They are sweet, healthy, and affordable. What’s not to love about these superfoods? We enjoy eating chilled berries straight out of the fridge, but there are many fun ways to incorporate them … Continue reading

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Pre-Washed Salad Greens Are Soaked in More than Just Water

Pre-Washed Salad Greens Are Soaked in More than Just Water

Pre-washed salad greens have reached the coveted billion dollar industry milestone. Smart marketers understood 20 years ago that washing and cutting leafy greens is too much of a hassle for many families. Beyond the convenience, here’s what you need to … Continue reading

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Super Easy Tahini Dressing

Super Easy Tahini Dressing

Tahini is the Middle Eastern term for sesame seed paste. Sesame seeds are hulled, toasted and ground into a thick paste which is then used in savory and sweet foods. Tahini can stand on its own, though, as this simple … Continue reading

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3 Green & Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

3 Green & Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Did you know that there are about 30 million Americans of Irish descent but only 4 million people actually living in Ireland today? Many of today’s St. Patrick’s Day traditions are actually Made-in-America, not Ireland. The … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

Meatless Monday: Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

This is a recipe we got from Registered Dietitian Vandana Sheth, who has a private practice in Southern California. Mung beans are one of the cheapest bean varieties to buy in bulk. Originally domesticated in Mongolia, they made their way … Continue reading

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Food for the Teenage Soul

Food for the Teenage Soul

This is a guest post by Lior Torenberg, a high school senior and foodie. If you’ve ever been hungry and tired at the same time, then you might understand my frustration. If not, try picturing this: It’s nine-thirty PM, I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sumac-Spiced Chickpea and Black Bean Salad

Recipe: Sumac-Spiced Chickpea and Black Bean Salad

This is a guest blog post by Amanda Natividad of NatureBox. It was originally posted here. This filling, protein-rich salad is fresh and easy to make. With the salty bite from the parsley and brightness of the sumac spice, you’ll … Continue reading

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Chain Restaurant Nutrition: 12 Easy Ways to Less Unhealthy

Chain Restaurant Nutrition: 12 Easy Ways to Less Unhealthy

One of our readers recently emailed us with a problem many of us face as part of the American workforce: “I’ve recently lost weight, got healthy and I don’t eat processed foods. I’m in a new job and my co-workers go … Continue reading

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