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Fast Food vs Healthy Eating: Part 2

Kayla Sheely and Kate Glover, 07/06/2015

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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Making Your Healthy Habits Stick

Coach Melanie, 07/02/2015

You say that you want to change a bad habit, but are you in the right mindset to do so? Understanding the stages of change is important before you try to rid yourself of an unhealthy habit

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Motivation, like Physical Fitness, Requires Regular Training

Coach Caroline, 06/30/2015

We are constantly barraged with environmental cues to eat bad food. My favorite technique for protecting myself against the propaganda is to regularly educate myself with healthy information through videos, books, podcasts, etc.

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Practice a Better Health Diet Plan for Under $65 a Week

Coach Robin, 06/25/2015

You can’t afford to cut corners when it comes to building a better health diet plan that works for your lifestyle and nutritional needs. But with soaring food costs, how are you going to eat super healthfully?

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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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Could Greens Save Your Life?

Coach Ida, 06/22/2015

Every day, we hear we should eat more green vegetables for better health. But what exactly can they do for us and are they really that important?

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Healthy Salad Dressing Options

Kate Glover, 06/18/2015

Instead of smothering salads in unhealthy calories, choose healthy dressing options that will make them both delicious and nutritious.

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Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer Through Plant-Based Foods

Coach Melanie, 06/16/2015

Breast cancer is a complex disease with many contributing factors. But even those with a genetic predisposition to breast cancer can reduce their risk of developing it through wise dietary decisions.

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Taste Pleasure: Learning to Love Vegetables

Coach Caroline, 06/15/2015

You have the choice to decide whether you want to enjoy the taste of healthy, nourishing food or the taste of disease inducing meals. Taste is learned— your food preferences are conditioned by what you eat regularly.

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The Rise of the Superfoodie

Coach John, 06/11/2015

What exactly is a Superfoodie, and are you one? To answer that, it helps to know both the origin of the word “foodie” and what superfoods are all about.

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