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Eating Well While Traveling

The summer means long road trips and destination vacations, which is great. But airport and roadside food is anything but great… With a little preparation, you can save money and eat clean no matter how far you’re traveling. Before you leave, take a few minutes to pack fresh fruits (apples, pears, and oranges travel well), cut up celery and carrots, snack… Read more →

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Get Lots of Healthy Protein From Beans

One of the highest sources of plant-based protein is beans, which contain anywhere from 6-8 grams of protein per 1/2 cup serving. Additionally, a 1/2 a cup of beans will provide you with 3-6 grams of cholesterol-reducing fiber. You’ll also be getting some folate, which plays a major role in making new DNA. This is especially vital for woman who… Read more →

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How to Build a Better Breakfast

Breakfast, commonly referred to as the “most important meal of the day,” is vital to providing the body with much of the fuel it needs to get through the day. However, a recent survey by Kellogg’s found that only about 34% of the adult participants ate breakfast every day. But what are the actual benefits of eating breakfast? In school-aged children,… Read more →