7 Best Foods to Melt Fat

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If you are anything like me, the thought of another diet limited to only broccoli, kale, and all-you-can-eat leafy greens might make you cringe. Sure, those greens pack some serious health benefits, but we found 7 foods that help melt away stubborn fat all while pleasing your pallet just a bit more.

March 2nd, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

3 Grilling Tips to Avoid Cancer

3 Grilling Tips to Avoid Cancer

 

Even if you’re a self-proclaimed grill master, you might not know that while your sizzling steaks might induce a smile or two, they could also induce the most menacing of all maladies: Cancer.

May 23rd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Peanut Butter Sandwiches for Health? Why they’re not just for kids.

Delicious & Healthy  PB&J!

 

We all ate them as kids. If you have kids, they’re probably a go-to lunch or snack in your arsenal of kid-approved favorites. Simple and comforting – peanut butter sandwiches. Do you remember the taste? Mmmm, yum! I don’t know about you, but I probably ate hundreds of them. Almost everyday in my brown paper lunch bag in elementary school.

I revisited this beloved kid favorite when I started my first job out of college. Peanut butter sandwiches came with me to the office most days. Sure, they weren’t the most sophisticated option compared to going out for fancy sushi lunches everyday, but hey, they were tasty, so easy to make, and were economical – all factors that were important to a recent college grad. Little did I know, peanut butter sandwiches have a trail of benefits for health.

August 8th, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments

Top 7 Reasons You Should Go NUTS for NUTS

Healthy Reasons to eat nuts

A Handful of heart-friendly nuts

Nuts are a tasty treat, but they are so much more than just that. Most of us have heard that nuts are good for our health, right? But do you really know why? Just a handful of nuts contains essential vitamins, nutrients and the heart-friendly fats we’ve all been hearing about. Here are just 7 reasons why nuts are more then just a fun-to-eat snack:

1. Protein Packed

Protein is known as the building block of our bodies, including muscle tissue. Nuts pack a powerful punch of protein, which helps keep us fuller longer and suppresses our appetite. They also give us a great boost of energy to keep us going – bonus! Almonds (13% protein) and cashews (11.5% protein) are great choices of high-protein nuts that are also fairly low in calories.

 2. Fiber Fiber Fiber

Fiber is an important part of our daily diets. Fiber makes us feel fuller longer and also helps to, eh hem, clean out our systems. A lack of fiber can lead to all sorts of health problems, even cancer. Pecans, walnuts and almonds have more fiber than some of the other nut varieties.

July 25th, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments