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How to start meal-planning

Posted: October 31, 2017 Author: admin

Have you ever sat down to a dinner of baby carrots and potato chips at 10 p.m. and asked yourself, “How did it come to this?” The answer is a packed schedule and no meal-planning. The good news? It’s so easy to start meal-planning. All you need is an hour on Sunday and knowledge of your own taste!

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Simple Substitutions to Cut Down on Sugar Intake

Posted: August 18, 2017 Author: admin

The average American eats around two or three times the daily recommended amount of sugar – about 19 teaspoons. Compare that to the American Heart Association guidelines, which dictate 6 teaspoons a day for women and 9 teaspoons for men, and it becomes obvious that sugar consumption is out of control in most of our diets. And all that extra sugar is hurting us. Added sugar amounts to empty calories – calories that provide no nutritional benefit – which lead to weight gain, type II diabetes, heart disease, and other, less predictable problems like acne.

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