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10 Health Benefits of Cooking Your Own Meals

With so many fast food chains and restaurants popping up all over the world, it can be tempting to go out to eat almost every night. However, food prepared at these commercial venues is often full of unhealthy fats, sugars, and carbohydrates. One of the best ways to improve your eating habits is to prepare your own meals. This may seem intimidating at first, but there are thousands of healthy, easy to make recipes that can be found online. To give you a little more incentive, we are going to list ten ways in which preparing your own meals can control your health: Control- When you rely on pre-packaged or pre-made food, you are putting your health in someone else's...

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5 Common dieting mistakes

Starting a diet can be an extremely daunting task, and many people never figure out where to start. However, even those who deem themselves dieting experts often make some common mistakes that will prevent weight loss, muscle gain and reduce the health benefits of a diet. Crash dieting This new diet trend is not only dangerous, but also incredibly ineffective. For those unfamiliar with a crash diet, it is essentially a diet that involves slashing one's daily calorie intake below 1000 calories (this is less than half of an average person's recommended calorie intake). This may seem like a good idea at first. If you take in less calories, you will probably lose weight. Most crash diets do lead to...

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Healthiest Vegetables You Need In A Diet

Vegetables are a staple of any healthy diet. Vegetables are chock full of nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants. However, there are some vegetables that are especially healthy compared to the others. We'll start off by giving you a few tips on spotting the best veggies to put in your diet. Then we will go over some specific vegetables and the health benefits they will provide. Lastly, we will go over some of our own dishes that contain a ton of these vegetabes. How to Use Veggies in Your Diet Those who want to eat healthier often get discouraged when their diets don't produce the intended results. However, upon closer examination many of these diets commit some basic mistakes that hinder any...

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10 tips for healthy eating

1. Choose good carbs, not no carbs. Whole grains are your best bet.     2. Pay attention to the protein package. Fish, poultry, nuts, and beans are the best choices.   3. Choose foods with healthy fats, limit foods high in saturated fat, and avoid foods with trans fat. Plant oils, nuts, and fish are the healthiest sources.   4. Choose a fiber-filled diet, rich in whole grains, vegetables, and fruits.   5. Eat more vegetables and fruits. Go for color and variety—dark green, yellow, orange, and red.   6. Calcium is important. But milk isn’t the only, or even best, source.     7. Water is best to quench your thirst. Skip the sugary drinks, and go easy...

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Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Diet

One of the most important parts of eating healthy is ensuring that you get enough essential nutrients in your diet. These vitamins and minerals help make the body and mind stronger, and can help prevent many different diseases. Today we will describe to you some of the most essential nutrients and how they can benefit you. Make sure to read to the end where we tell you what types of foods you can get these nutrients from (including some from our very own menu!). Vitamin A (Palmitate)- One of the most important vitamins in a healthy diet. Vitamin A boosts the immune system and can help fight off numerous illnesses and diseases. Vitamin A is especially known for preventing many...

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