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One of the biggest money drainers in life is grocery shopping. You wouldn’t think so, but if you look at how much money you spend per month on food, you’ll see that you don’t just spend what you budget per week. You’re buying extra sandwiches while out at work, you’re tagging on that extra coffee twice a day from your favorite coffee shop. It all adds up and it all works to drain your wallet when you don’t intend it to. But there are smart and savvy ways to save money on your grocery trip. Read on and I share some.
If you’re going to a large meal, make it breakfast suggests recent research published in the Endocrine Society’s “Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.” A large breakfast may help you maintain a healthy weight and manage your blood sugar.
Organic foods have been long promoted as the best choice when buying groceries. The USDA organic labeling program began in 2001. In 2016, there were more than 31,000 certified organic commercial farmers in the nation, and in more than 100 countries. Organics is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world — sales have risen over 20 percent each year. The industry is worth $43 billion today.
However, what does “organic” mean? In a scientific sense, all life is organic. But that’s not what we’re talking about in reference to produce, meat, and other foods you can purchase at the grocery store. The term has a legal definition, as well.
Plant-based eating provides a number of health benefits. However, it can be challenging to get the recommended amounts of all nutrients, especially those that are easily found in non-plan foods. But this challenge can be overcome with a bit of planning. Here are some tips from James Collier, head of nutrition at Huel, to help you make sure that you get the protein and vitamins you need while on a plant-based diet.
May is National Salad Month … and what does every good salad need? Salad dressing! And, have you thought about making your own homemade salad dressing? Read on, it is easier than you think!
Cooking personality Ingrid Hoffman has partnered with the American Diabetes Association to create “Latin Comfort Foods Made Healthy: More than 100 Diabetes-Friendly Latin Favorites” in which she gives these traditionally carb-heavy dishes a more diabetes-friendly makeover.