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Nasty Food of the Week – Bottled BBQ Sauce

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This week’s nasty food is gross and disgusting bottled bbq sauce. It’s amazing how many barbecue sauces are out there. So many varieties! So many processed ingredients! I do not purchase these so it’s always a surprise to go down this aisle in the grocery store and see just how large the condiment section is! […]

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Nasty Food of the Week – Ranch Dressing

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  I have a serious issue with ranch dressing. It really bothers me that so many kids only eat vegetables if they can dip them into this disgusting product. did you know that the main ingredient in ranch dressing is soybean oi? Soybean oil is a GM (genetically modified) food. Soybean oil has been associated with […]

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Vitamin and Mineral Guide

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Ever wonder about all the different vitamins and minerals and why you need them? Or maybe you’re curious about which foods contain certain essential vitamins and minerals.  Below is a menu of various vitamins and minerals and an explanation of how to eat to get them into your diet. VITAMINS: Vitamin A – This helps […]

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Yet another reason to avoid processed foods

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If you’re eating clean, then you probably know the many reasons it’s beneficial to avoid foods that are processed. Well here’s something you might not know: Your skin will benefit greatly from avoiding highly processed foods like sugars and simple carbohydrates. Here’s why (adapted form NaturalNews.com): Refined sugar consumption triggers a process called glycation in […]

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How to cook quinoa

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I love quinoa. I love the nutty flavor and how it’s so versatile. It’s also a great side dish for just about everything. Unfortunately there are quite a few articles out there that really complicate the preparation of this delicious gluten free grain. Here is a very simple way to prepare it. Enjoy!

 

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Fall is here!

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I can’t believe it’s back to school time already! Where did summer go? I’ve had so much fun this summer and I feel a bit sad to see it go. But on the other hand, fall means cooler weather and the holidays! Unfortunately fall means less access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Bummer. I know […]

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Clean Eating Tools: A Food Diary (Part 5)

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The importance of keeping a food log cannot be overstated, especially if you are trying to lose weight. So many people have experienced success by doing this one simple thing. I’ve talked to numerous people who tried desperately to lose weight and were unsuccessful. As soon as they started keeping a food diary and began […]

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Clean Eating Tools: A Food Diary (Part 4)

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What are some challenges you may face when writing a food diary? Writing what you think you should be eating instead of what you actually did eat. Underestimating the amount you’ve eaten. Overestimating the amount you’ve eaten. Temporarily changing how you are eating during the time you are logging in your food diary. You must […]

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Clean Eating Tools: A Food Diary

By Clean Eating Online /

Did you know that one of the best ways to lose and maintain weight is by keeping a food diary? Most people do not realize the impact food and diet can have on their health, now and in the future. Keeping a food diary can be the first step on the road to weight loss. It sounds so simple, yet writing down each and every bite you eat can be an enormous “wake up call”. Writing down all of the food you eat will force you to confront your issues with food, some of which may include:

  • overeating

  • undereating

  • not eating the right kinds of foods

  • eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia

  • eating too infrequently

 

Once you have the appropriate information, you can be in a much better position to make major improvements in your life in regard to your overall health.

This is the first in a series of posts on food diaries. Tomorrow I’ll be discussing tips on how to compose a food diary.

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Probiotic news

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So have you seen those ads from Dannon where they claim that their products like Activia and DanActive contain ingredients that can improve your health? Apparently the FTC has refuted Dannon’s claims that one serving of Activia can relieve irregularity and that DanActive can relieve symptoms of the cold and the flu. There is no […]

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