Tag: vegetables

"Those who have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to find time for illness." - Edward Stanley

Eat Something Green

Green foods are loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients – all of which help your brain and body function optimally. Sure, you can live a long, fulfilling life without green foods. But when you know the benefits, and when they’re readily available, why pass them up? There are plenty of green goodies to choose …

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5 Ways to Sneak High Fiber Foods Into Your Diet - The Be Well Place

5 Ways to Sneak High Fiber Foods Into Your Diet

Sneaking high fiber foods into your diet isn’t as hard as you think, and you don’t have to add that much to get the benefits. Fiber is a carbohydrate that helps our bodies: Digest food Eliminate waste Reduce cholesterol Regulate blood sugar Our bodies don’t digest fiber to use for fuel or any cellular functions, but …

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7 Mistakes You Make When Starting A New Diet

Summer is just around the corner, which means you’re probably going to consider dieting and slimming down. You may consider buying new running shoes, supplements, and books filled with instructions on how to eat clean and detox your liver. Not gonna lie, they probably won’t help. The Boston Medical Center estimates that 45 million Americans …

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7 Simple Foods That Help With Digestion

Since this is the Year of the Gut (I mean Goat…Year of the Goat), let’s review some simple foods that help with digestion. We often hear about the newly discovered superfoods that will cure all our needs. (Remember Inca Tea And The Purple Corn Movement?) Although superfoods are indeed suped-up, nutrient dense, and often delicious options, such …

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Vegan Magic Grabs San Antonio By The Bulbs

Being vegan is not just about animal rights and boycotting meat factories. It’s also about eating delicious food that’s good for the body. It’s about cooking to support health, excite tastebuds, and encourage environmental and social responsibility. It’s not a diet – it’s a way of life. It’s not a diet – it’s a way of …

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Does Being Vegetarian Affect Your Social Life?

Ever wonder what it’s like to be vegetarian? I do. I know my body would feel great, my digestive system would work as it’s supposed to, and my energy levels would skyrocket. But I wonder how it would affect my daily decisions, my social life, and my relationships. In order to gain some insight on the …

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Photos That Pay-It-Forward And A Delicious Salad Recipe

My friend, Monica, texted me this photo the other day, and I must say that it truly inspired me. I mean, aren’t you salivating just looking at that thing?! It looks so refreshing and delicious! Monica sent this to me because she was so excited about her healthy lunch, and she wanted to share it …

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Sweet Potato And Chorizo Hash With Spinach And Peppers

I love a good breakfast hash. Last week, I put together this puppy for the hubs, and it was a huge hit. Hash is basically a mixture of chunked-up meat and potatoes. I grew up eating that canned corned beef hash that looks more like wet dog food than a proper breakfast. My mom hated …

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