Tag: healthy treats

7 Worst Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

The comedian Jim Gaffigan once joked, “You can’t have cake for breakfast.  Unless it’s a pancake with syrup.” While light-hearted, this joke sums up most Americans attitude towards breakfast.  Doughnuts, sugary cereals, pastries and, yes, pancakes are generally accepted “breakfast meals”.  Yet often we find ourselves crashing after breakfast – immediately hitting the coffee machine … Continue reading "7 Worst Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day"
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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey

  It’s not just nature’s candy!  Raw honey has been used as a folk remedy for thousands of years.  For myself, the only time I’d use honey was to make my tea taste better.  However, now that I understand the amazing health benefits I just had to share these tips with you.  Below are 5 … Continue reading "5 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey"
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10 Best Fruits for Weight Loss

  For my daughter, fruits are candy.  Yet why can’t we look at fruit in the same way when we’re striving to lose weight?  Certain fruits work wonderfully for an effective weight loss diet.  So, throw away those junk food snacks and replace them with the 10 best fruits to eat for weight loss. Strawberries … Continue reading "10 Best Fruits for Weight Loss"
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5 Healthy Late Night Snack Ideas

  When it’s late at night and you’re hungry – what do you do?  Contrary to popular belief, going to bed hungry isn’t going to help you with your weight loss plans.  In fact, going to bed food-deprived means you’re more likely to wake up around 3 AM to raid the refrigerator.  Or, you’re likely … Continue reading "5 Healthy Late Night Snack Ideas"
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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomatoes

  It’s no surprise that tomatoes are good for your health, but did you know that tomatoes also improve your vision?  This low-calorie (22 calories) and low-carb (5 grams) vegetable that’s technically a fruit is chock full of nutrients and a variety of astounding health benefits.  I’ve written before about the health benefits of avocados, … Continue reading "10 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomatoes"
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Three Easy Strategies for Staying Fit and Active While Traveling

  It always feels like when I go on vacation I come back ten pounds heavier.  Let’s face it – it can be extremely tough to stay fit and active while traveling.  It doesn’t matter what kind of fitness routine you have at home.  When you’re on the road, your schedule gets completely disrupted.  If … Continue reading "Three Easy Strategies for Staying Fit and Active While Traveling"
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