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Category Archives: Healthy Living

Plant-Based Diet: How To Get Protein and Vitamins

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.

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Book Review: "Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy" by Hope Warshaw

Book Review: “Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy” by Hope Warshaw

More than a third of American adults have prediabetes (I’ve been flirting with it off and on for over a year now) and more than 20 million Americans live with Type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes (including my husband). I know several people who have diabetes, a condition in which one’s body doesn’t manage blood sugar very well. Having too much sugar in your blood has some pretty nasty consequences, so managing your blood sugar is pretty darn important. The first line of defense is what you eat. However, planning out your meals so that you remain healthy, manage your weight and blood sugar and enjoy your food all at the same time is a common challenge for folks with diabetes. Therefore, when I saw Hope Warshaw’s book Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy I was intrigued.

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Freeze Favorite Comfort Foods: Tips for Home Cooks

Freeze Favorite Comfort Foods: Tips for Home Cooks

With the increasing pace of modern life, frozen foods have become very popular and often take up more than two isles at your local grocery store. Did you know that you can create your favorite comfort foods and freeze them at home? That way you can prepare your favorite comfort food when you have time, freeze it, and then enjoy when the time is right. Here are a few tips to help you do that.

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