Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

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5 Ways To Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, whether you are single or in a relationship, it’s very important to remember to love YOU. According to Science Daily, acceptance is the attribute most closely tied to self satisfaction and happiness; yet, we find it hardest to accept ourselves. As a person who has learned the value of self-acceptance, I am here to tell you that loving yourself is the only pathway to truly loving your life—and everyone in it. Here are some tips to inspire and help you to stay on track this Valentine’s Day season. (more…)

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5 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes From Yummly

With the holiday season upon us, what better time than now to mix in a few healthy dishes with our favorite Thanksgiving traditions. My family’s favorites include sweet potato pie, creamed spinach, southern style cornbread stuffing, potato salad and of course, the legendary deep fried turkey. While these are all delicious and mouth watering options–they aren’t always the most diet-friendly, being particularly high in calories, carbohydrates and grams of sugar.

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Nutrition as a Design Problem: The Food Score

A majority of Americans think eating healthier is more complex than filing their taxes. A Nielsen’s study shows that 59% of consumers have difficulty understanding nutritional facts on food packaging.

Twenty years ago, the FDA mandated comprehensive nutritional labels be placed on virtually every food package sold in stores. Yet rather than improving nutrition, the two decades since have coincided with the explosion of the obesity epidemic. (more…)

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