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Don’t Stop Here!

Pilates Exercise Video class

Pilates Exercise Video class (Photo credit: myyogaonline)

 

So you’ve taken the giant leap to start a healthy lifestyle and you have cut out greasy, gross, non nutritious food items from your life. Good for you! You are now effectively making your life substantially longer, happier, and cleaner. You should be very proud of yourself, I sure am. However, don’t stop here! There are many things to do and change in your life that will go perfect with your new eating habits. Combined, the following tips will make your new life even MORE fulfilling and meaningful then before. Don’t believe me? Try it! Read the rest of this entry

What To Eat The Least OF

Greasy fair food

Greasy fair food (Photo credit: ewen and donabel)

I wanted to write a quick post of the absolute worst foods out there that you need to absolutely avoid, or at the very least, extremely cut down. First off is the obvious, fast food. Just stay away! there is nothing, I repeat NOTHING, good at any fast food joint. With the exception of subway, since it is American Association certified, fast food is poison for your body. Next up, anything with high fructose corn syrup is a bog NO-NO. Don’t be fooled by the commercial saying that it is not too bad for you as long as it’s in moderation, Read the rest of this entry

BBQing for Health nuts

Beef and Corn on a Charcoal BBQ grill

Beef and Corn on a Charcoal BBQ grill (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We all know the scent of the great American pastime. Nothing gets our saliva flowing like the smell of that wonderful smoky aroma in the air. However BBQ-ing doesn’t only have to equal greasy fatty burgers and a plethora of unwholesome calories. There are so many great healthy alternatives to use as an excuse to fire up your grill and not feel any guilt! The key, obviously, is to know what to grill and how well the grilling will enhance its natural flavors.  For example lettuce, while an uncommon choice, lettuce is highly enhanced in flavor when grilled. Also Tomatoes, Read the rest of this entry