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Healthy Foods?

by Lori Sciame June 3rd, 2023 | Diet
On a diet and wondering what to eat? Besides the obvious, raw carrots and celery, it can be confusing to find foods that are truly healthy. Why? Sometimes consumers can be fooled by descriptive labels on foods. For instance, just because something is called healthy, doesn't automatically make it that way. In addition, true portion sizes of healthy foods can be tricky to determine.  Remember, everything should be eaten in moderation! To learn more about foods that may not be as healthy as one thinks, read this post on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes.
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Healthier Snacking

by Lori Sciame April 28th, 2023 | Diet
Most diet plans suggest foods such as carrot and celery sticks, cheese cubes, and sunflower seeds as healthy snack options; however, it may be difficult to give up carbs altogether. There is an answer to this dilemma: low fat, low carb, and low calorie crackers. Read this article on our sister site, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more about cracker options that may work for you. Two well known brands of chips are covered, including calorie counts and taste testimonials. Check it out, as you may find a new favorite snacking option!
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Steps to a Healthier Restaurant Meal

by Louise February 10th, 2023 | Diet
Dining out can be a welcome excursion from cooking your own meal, but it can also lead to deviations from healthful habits. Restaurant meals tend to be oversized and overloaded with fat and sodium. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make your break from home cooked meals as healthful as can be.

Before you go. Try to get a look at the menu beforehand to see if there are some reasonably healthy options. If you're wondering about substitutions, call ahead to see if they will be possible. Some restaurants are more willing than others to make special
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Healthy Food-Related Gift Giving

by Louise December 30th, 2022 | Diet
It's the holiday season, and for many of us that translates to not only a time for family celebration, but also a time for gift giving! Unfortunately, many food or kitchen-related gifts on the market don't exactly promote a healthy lifestyle, despite how charming they may seem. For example, those doughnut or instant waffle makers being sold at Kohl's are easy to use and work wonderfully as family-pleasers. They also happen to work wonderfully as makers of high-calorie (and specifically high fat and high sugar) creations. Go figure. What can you give this holiday season that promotes good health
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Popcorn as a Healthy Snack

by Bea December 16th, 2022 | Diet
While the popcorn that you get at the movie theater is not exactly the healthiest option, plain popcorn is actually a great choice when it comes to eating a healthy snack. According to a chemist at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, plain popcorn has some great health benefits! In comparison to most other snacks, popcorn actually has more fiber, more antioxidants, less calories, and less fat. One of the best benefits of popcorn is its high level of healthy antioxidants called polyphenols.

To find out more, visit our sister publication, My Fitness Tunes, or click here to access the article directly.

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