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Thinking About Ditching Sugar? Here’s How You Can And Why You Should

No Comments | Written on July 27, 2018 at 10:45 am , by

Having a sweet tooth has always seemed like just another part of my identity. I end most of my days with chocolate or ice cream (or both), I enjoy baking and I always reach for sweet over salty snacks. I go through most days with sugar on my mind, and I never thought about what I was doing to my body by doing so.

As a country, we consume too much sugar. Three times the recommended amount actually. The American Heart Association recommends 38 grams of sugar a day for men and 25 grams for women, but the average American consumes 82 grams every day.

The words "too much sugar" written in sugar grains. Overhead view.

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Here’s How You Can Still Eat Cheese While Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

No Comments | Written on May 18, 2018 at 10:45 am , by

Whenever we go on a diet, cheese and bread are usually the first two things that we cut out. However, that doesn’t necessarily need to be the case!

This collection features some really flavorful ways you can still eat cheese while trying to get your body ready for the summer.

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Just Because You’re Eating Healthier, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Have Desserts

No Comments | Written on April 20, 2018 at 10:45 am , by

Whenever we go on a diet, everyone always says to cut the desserts out. Sure, sometimes that the case, but it doesn’t always need to be!

This collection of phenomenal desserts will have you making your cake and eating it too. By that, we mean that these desserts are healthy enough that you can enjoy them while you’re dieting.

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The New Trendy Diet In Town: Easy Ways To Try A Plant-Based Diet

No Comments | Written on April 19, 2018 at 10:45 am , by

There’s always a new diet that everyone seems to try all at once. Last year we had diets like paleo and souping become a really big thing, which turned out to be really good for some people.

Now there’s a new diet in town, and it’s pretty much the opposite of paleo. A plant-based diet is a good and natural way to get all your protein without all the additives and bad stuff that comes with meat.

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It’s the Time of the Season for Soup

No Comments | Written on October 20, 2017 at 10:45 am , by

Now that the weather has finally caught up with the season, Chicagoans are in a rush to shift from the joys of summer to the comforts of fall.

With the changing of the seasons comes a changing of food and with Autumn comes the harvest. It’s a time to husk corn, skin squash, and eat crisp, red apples right off the tree. It’s a time to make steamy stews and hot, sugary pies. And it’s a time to look with new eyes on the food we eat and to consider a change in diet alongside the change in seasons.

While in the summer they preferred refreshing juice cleanses, health fanatics and dieters are now searching for something warmer and more filling to sustain their bodies through another harsh winter. So while kids run through corn mazes and carve glaring faces into innocent orange vegetables, many of their parents are about to embark on a new dietary fad fit for the season: Souping.

fall-foliage

 

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