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Carb Confusion is Real. Are Carbs Evil? Let’s Do Some Myth-Busting

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Carb confusion is real, and it’s something many people struggle with on a daily basis. “Carbs are evil,” is what you hear from just about everyone on the planet these days, and that couldn’t be further from the truth. Carbohydrates provide fuel for the body in ways that other things don’t, and carbs are everywhere. As a result, carb confusion …

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How to Track Macros Without the Dairy

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If you’re like me, you’ve looked people straight in the eyes when they asked, “What are the macros for that recipe?” and acted like you knew exactly what they meant. But you really didn’t. It’s okay! Not everyone is well versed when it comes to macronutrients, or macros. However, you can learn and become adept at nutrition tracking, allowing you …

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Women Need More Calcium: What To Do If You Aren’t Getting Enough

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Everyone can benefit from calcium, but women need more calcium than men, especially as they age. That’s because women are at a higher risk for osteoporosis, so they need calcium to strengthen their bones. And then there’s menopause, during which bone loss often speeds up. Clearly, calcium is one nutrient you don’t want to skip, even for a day. Fortunately, …

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4 Ways Kale Benefits Your Body

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Look at any list of superfoods, and kale is on it for sure. And yet, despite the fact that kale is clearly healthy, not everyone consumes this leafy green on a regular basis. Why? Well, let’s face it. Kale can be kind of intimidating, especially if you don’t know what to do with it. Plus, nutritious, green foods can be …

7 Strategies for Eating Healthy on a Budget

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In an ideal world, it would be fabulous to visit the aspirational organic supermarket and fill our carts with organic-only produce, artisanal nut butters, free-range cage-free eggs and sustainably sourced meats and fish. For many of us, dropping an entire paycheck on the kinds of foods that fancy labels indicate is probably better for us is impractical. Additionally, there is …

If Your Body Hates Detox, You’re Doing It Right

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This has been the first “real” week of doing Danielle’s phenomenal Nourish: 21 Days of Cleansing program. It’s been a tough week; this week makes last week’s caffeine withdrawal seem like a cake walk. Only eating raw (uncooked) super veggies like kale and collard greens, accompanied with homemade dressings gave my body a big shock, and then… bliss.

Jess Dang, Unbreakable Woman

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As promised in last week’s post, we bring you the first Q&A with the first place winner of the Unbreakable Awards for women: Jessica Dang. Jess is the founder of Cook Smarts, a kitchen inspiration company that provides healthy meal plans to promote good health and habits. We asked her about her beginnings, the story behind this successful business, and …