How to & Guides

Healthy Habits to Help you Keep Weight Off

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No one has ever claimed that losing weight was easy. And when you have a significant target like losing 10 pounds in two weeks then guess what? Your struggle just got a little harder. But don’t worry, it may be hard to do so but by no means impossible and of course, feasible for some but not so for others.

Hidden Dangers in your Food, Home and Personal Care Products

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Even though many of us do not come into contact with industrial chemicals per say on a daily basis, it is astonishing how many of these chemicals can make their way into our everyday life through different aspects of daily living. In fact, anything from our food, to cosmetics to personal care items and household items are contaminated with toxins.

Time to Clean Out Your Pantry

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We’ve all been there-stacking up old jars in shelves, pushing boxes further in cabinets, or simply piling up expired items that are not worth using anymore. If you find yourself nodding in agreement to any or all of the above, then it is time you clean out your pantry!

Prepare Healthy Meals Even When you are Busy

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You want to eat healthier, but you’re super-busy.

You eat out several times a week because that’s what you have to do. That’s what works for you and your family.

But you probably realize it’s not working great when it comes to your health goals.

You want better health. You want to eat better. You don’t want the extra calories, fast food and junk food as much anymore. And you do want to save time and money.

How to Cook Whole Grains

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Whole grains are not that hard to prepare and can even be cooked in a slow cooker. In fact, cooking most grains is very similar to cooking rice. You can start by putting the dry grains in a pan of water or broth and bring it to a boil. The next step is to simmer until the liquid is absorbed and turn off the heat. But grains can vary in cooking times based on their variety, age, as well as the pan used for cooking.

How to Beat Insomnia Naturally

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Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which disturbed sleep patterns or associated daytime fatigue brings about significant distress in important areas of functioning. As a result, your health may begin to suffer since you cannot be healthy without adequate quality sleep.

How to Read Food Labels

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Food labels are a way of finding out what you are getting out of your food choices. With labels, you can compare the nutritional value of products, better manage a special diet or wish to increase or reduce your consumption of a particular nutrient. But whatever your reason for doing so, learning how to read and understand food labels can help you make informed choices.

How to Organize Your Fridge

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Improper food storage in the fridge can impact the flavor and health benefits negatively and force you to toss it out. Instead you can organize your fridge based on functionality and food safety to get the most out of your groceries.

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

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Traveling soon? Perhaps a long-awaited vacation? Business trip? Always on the run? No matter where you’re going, you’re probably going to appreciate some quick and easy healthy food ideas. These can help you stay on track and help you bring, and find real food.

15 Things it’s Best to Buy Organic

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Committing to eating healthy means taking into account not only the food that we eat but also how safely that food was grown and raised. Nowadays organic foods seem to have taken over the food market with many stores displaying separate organic food aisles.