Food For Thought

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Fast Food vs Healthy Eating: Part 1

Kayla Sheely and Kate Glover, 06/29/2015

We decided to run a mini experiment here at Healthy Food Now-- compare how a week of eating lunches from popular fast food chains and a week of making recipes from Healthy Food Now can affect energy levels, satiety, productivity, and overall wellbeing.

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Overcoming a Play Now, Pay Later Attitude

Coach Caroline, 06/23/2015

The pleasure of a high-fat, high-salt meal overcomes the very real threat of death by heart attack, because we don’t think about the future consequences of filling our bodies with junk. All we know is that it tastes good now.

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How to Stick to a High-Nutrient Diet One Grape at a Time

Coach Caroline, 06/08/2015

It can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle, but we can create healthy habits by making small goals for ourselves and committing to them every day.

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Can a Little Bit of Salt Be All That Bad?

Coach Ida, 05/13/2015

Sodium is necessary for health and life, but all the sodium our body needs can be found in whole plant foods without adding a single grain of salt. Here are some ways we can be healthier while still enjoying our food.

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Promises, Promises

Coach Caroline, 05/04/2015

Have you ever sworn off an unhealthy food or beverage, only to end up backtracking despite your genuine efforts? Here are some tips that will help you accomplish your healthy goals.

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A Craving-Free Lifestyle Is Possible

Sean Baron, 02/17/2015

Craving comes from food addiction; when unhealthy, processed junk is introduced to the body, it pleads for more. Here are some key habits that make maintaining a healthy lifestyle much easier.

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Without a Grain of Salt

Kate Glover, 02/10/2015

Most Americans are used to eating processed foods, adding to our increasingly obese population and making disease seem unavoidable. Pay attention to nutrition labels--you never know what could be hiding in your food!

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70 Pounds Lighter and No Insulin Later, This Diet Saved My Life

Kate Glover, 01/20/2015

I would have never thought that eating nutritious foods would reverse my diabetes. But now I’m living proof that this diet really does work! Getting involved with Healthy Food Now saved my life.

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The Thanksgiving Dilemma: How to Portion Control?

Kate Glover, 11/25/2014

It’s that time of year again. Time for family, friends, giving thanks, and, for some of us, eating our way into a food coma!It’s especially difficult if you’re thinking about health in terms of portion size. So what can you do?

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Chocolate: Okay or Not Okay?

Kate Glover, 11/03/2014

With all of the chocolate Halloween candy parading around lately, just begging you to indulge in its creamy goodness, you might be asking yourself, “Is it really that bad if I have a little?” Here are some facts to help!

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