So, What is a Healthy Eating Plan, Exactly? A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let’s begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is.

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020, a healthy eating plan should:

  • Emphasize fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products.
  • Include lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts.
  • Be low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars.
  • Stays within your daily calorie needs.

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Sample Low-Carb Diet Meal Plan and Menu That Can Save Your Life. A low-carb diet is a diet that restricts carbohydrates, such as those found in sugary foods, pasta, and bread. It is high in protein, fat and healthy vegetables.

There are many different types of low-carb diets, and studies show that they can cause weight loss and improve health. This is a detailed meal plan for a low-carb diet. What to eat, what to avoid and a sample low-carb menu for one week.

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Consumers are more health conscious than they’ve ever been. Innovative Food Science, Technology, and Nutrition have made many advancements. And as you’d expect, businesses have caught on. As a result, there are now heaps of nutrition brands competing for our money, all promising to fix our unhealthy habits.

Whether it’s smart juicers, antioxidant superfoods, or Keto vegan protein powders; it’s become almost impossible to know where to start when it comes to eating yourself healthy. Are green things always better for you?

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eating habits

 

How to Improve Your Eating Habits. When it comes to eating, we have strong habits. Some are good (“I always eat breakfast”), and some are not so good (“I always clean my plate”). Although many of our eating habits were established during childhood, it doesn’t mean it’s too late to change them.

Making sudden, radical changes to improve your eating habits such as eating nothing but cabbage soup, can lead to short-term weight loss. However, such radical changes are neither healthy nor a good idea, and won’t be successful in the long run. Permanently improving your eating habits requires a thoughtful approach in which you Reflect, Replace, and Reinforce.

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vitamins

 

Vitamins: What are they and what do they do? What do you know about vitamins? Continue reading to test your knowledge about vitamins. Vitamins are organic compounds that are needed in small quantities to sustain life. Most vitamins need to come from food.

It’s because the human body either does not produce enough of them, or it does not produce any at all.

Furthermore, each organism has different vitamin requirements. For example, humans need to consume vitamin C or ascorbic acid, but dogs do not. Dogs can produce, or synthesize, enough vitamin C for their own needs, but humans cannot.

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