Vegan and Vegetarian? What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between being vegan and vegetarian? A vegan is a person who does not consume or use any animal products. This means not consuming any type of meat, in addition to eggs, diary, and other animal-derived substances. The…

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Is Breakfast Really Important?

How often have you heard that skipping breakfast is the worst mistake you can make? What about all the media reports and so-called health experts that claim that missing breakfast is a huge contributor to weight gain and obesity? Nothing…

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Best Snacks to Pack a Protein Punch

  I love getting the famous saying of where do Plant-Based eating people get their protein? Well, if someone has asked that they’ve never heard of beans!   I love snacking on roasted chickpeas for a protein punch. Not only…

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The Best Mushrooms for Healthy Eating

  Mushrooms have been part of the human diet since the beginning of time. They grow nearly everywhere in the world and are plentiful in moist, dark, environments. Mushrooms are commonly thought of as vegetables, but in reality, they are…

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Eat Healthy at Work

We have all been there when our boss or fellow employee decides to be nice and bring in something edible for the staff to enjoy in the workplace that day, right?   Although that gesture is a kind one, the…

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How to Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

“The incredible edible egg” may be the most accurate jingle ever made. Eggs are a great source of protein, they are inexpensive and they can be prepared many different ways. My personal fave is the hard-boiled egg.   A Few…

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Electrolytes, What are they and Why are they Important?

Your body is made up of a large portion of liquids containing substances called electrolytes.  These electrolyte substances are small substances that a body needs to stay in good electrical balance. Items such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphate…

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Why Is My Hair Thinning?

  It seems like everything changes as we age, including your hair. It seems normal when men lose their hair as they age, but when it happens for women, it seems to be more concerning. According to the American Academy…

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Healthy Hacks – Irish Potato Candy

One of my favorite holidays is Saint Patrick’s Day. I am so proud of my personal Irish heritage, so of course I am excited to share this blog post with with you. I even participated in Irish step dancing classes…

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What Are Probiotics?

What are Probiotics? Probiotics are typically defined as good bacteria or yeasts that are good for your health. We are encouraged to get more probiotics into our diet because over 70% of our immune system is in our gut and…

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