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Clean Eating Swaps

Clean Eating Swaps

Authored By Megan Roosevelt

Here are  5 easy swap to follow for clean eating this spring! 1. Use Avocado Instead of Mayonnaise Two tablespoons of avocado contain fewer calories, fat and sodium than 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise. Even though avocado contains fat, it is heart healthy monounsaturated fat. Avocado also contains vitamins and minerals such as antioxidant vitamin E, whether mayonnaise contributes very little nutritional value. 2. Use Fresh Lemon Juice Instead of Adding Salt To Flavor Your Meal A diet rich in sodium can increase blood pressure levels and unmanaged high blood pressure can lead to a heart attack. Heart disease is the number...

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Foods to Freshen Complexion

Foods to Freshen Complexion

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Our skin is our biggest organ, and therefore the health of our skin can be a direct reflection to how healthy we are on the inside. To improve the clarity and quality of our skin, we need to shift the focus away from solely topical treatments and creams, and be more mindful about what we are consuming. Certain foods can improve digestion, improve our body’s ability to naturally cleanse and detox and by boosting hydration we can help our skin look great, slow the aging process and naturally have a healthy glow. My Healthy Grocery Girl clients often ask me...

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Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Authored By Megan Roosevelt

Do you have a fun vacation planned this summer? Whether it’s a road trip, camping or even a trip to the neighborhood pool, summer is full of go-go-go moments. To keep energy levels up, feeling great and nourish our body, Registered Dietitian and “Healthy Grocery Girl” Megan Roosevelt shares 5 healthy snack ideas to fuel your days. 1. Fresh fruit! Fruit contains fiber and water, which helps us feel full and satisfied. Choose fruit that is easy to eat on the go such as bananas and apples versus oranges (which can drip and be sticky). Fruit also contains antioxidants and...

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Sam’s Simple 11 Nutrition Tips For Weight Loss and Energy

Sam’s Simple 11 Nutrition Tips For Weight Loss and Energy

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Begin each day with hot water w/ lemon to alkalize and cleanse body. This is probably the easiest thing you can do each day to ensure you hydrate your body and help stimulate the bowels. 16oz of warm water with a half organic lemon is ideal. The lemon is loaded with vitamin C, supports immune function, and it freshens breath. Drink half your body weight in oz. of purified water that is room temperature. So if you weigh 200 lbs, you should drink 100 oz. If you drank your 16oz of hot water with lemon from tip #1, you are...

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Colon Health: Are You Pooping 3X a Day?

Colon Health: Are You Pooping 3X a Day?

Authored By Samantha Monus

“All disease begins in the gut.”  - Hippocrates. My philosophy is that if you are truly healthy, you should have about 3 bowel movements per day, otherwise you are CONSTIPATED! The number one digestive complaint that I hear about is constipation.  The scary part is, most people experience chronic constipation and are not even aware of it, or worse, they think its normal. Unfortunately, most people only have 1 poop per day, while others will go days without having a good poop. This is not normal and/or healthy. Think of it this way, almost every time you walk a dog...

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