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The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha Tea

In case you hadn’t noticed, kombucha has officially arrived as the latest go-to health drink for nutrition enthusiasts and wellness gurus. Many claim the popular tea-based drink provides a string of health benefits, such as improved digestion, lower blood pressure and a boost in energy. Plus, it naturally contains a trace amount of alcohol and […]

Diet

Everything You Need to Know About the NOOM Diet App

Trying to lose weight can be a frustrating and overwhelming experience. Almost everywhere you look there’s advice on how to successfully drop the pounds, However, in many cases the information presented is questionable or conflicting. And to make matters worse, there’s an abundance of specialized diets, many of them claiming to be the “magic bullet” […]

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How to Eat Organic When You Can’t Afford To

When I married my husband, I knew that there would be certain lifestyle choices that he would never bend on. He never manages to get his damn socks in the hamper, he loves to be outside no matter the weather, and we would always eat organic without question. Now that we have three kids and […]

Diet

How to Break the Stress Eating Cycle

Like many other moms, I can watch what I eat perfectly during the day until my kids go to bed. But something about finally getting to sit down and relax in silence makes me crave carbs and sugar like crazy. With the TV remote in one hand and a bag of chips in the other […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Bananas

The simple banana is one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world. And with good reason! Besides being tasty, inexpensive and easy to eat on the go, bananas are incredibly nutritious. A wide variety of health benefits are liked to the funny looking fruit. Bananas are high in potassium and pectin, a form of […]

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Here’s What I Learned From Following the Whole30

This past December, I decided to try the Whole30 plan. I had first heard of the program years ago, but never seriously considered trying it. I’ve always cared about health and fitness and since my late teens, I’ve worked out consistently five to six days per week (with occasional mandatory hiatuses like during my twin […]

Diets

Here’s Why I’m a HUGE fan of Intermittent Fasting

I’m the worst dieter. I just can’t stick to weird restrictive food lists and I’m not exactly a fan of daily workout regiments. I’m more of a hot mess style mom who runs around chasing my kids and wonders if that counts as cardio. My idea of a “diet” means not eating my kid’s leftover […]

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Top Tips For Packing A Quick, Healthy Lunchbox

Over the course of the primary school years you are going to pack around 1200 lunches per child. That’s an incredible number of lunchboxes! So the best thing you can do is get organized and have some tips and tricks up your sleeve for making them quickly. These are my 6 top tips for packing […]