weight loss

Do I need to buy everything organic?

Let’s be honest: Buying organic can be expensive. Budget-conscious shoppers can get the most bang for their buck by prioritizing which organic foods to purchase based on the amount of pesticides they’re likely to contain. According to the Environmental Working Group’s “Clean 15”  here are the 15 types of fruit and vegetables you don’t need to worry about…

Ibuprofen vs Acetaminophen: When Should You Use One Over The Other?

Over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers are medicines that can help relieve pain or lower a fever. Despite all of the different brand names, there are basically two major types of OTC pain relievers: acetaminophen (Tylenol or Excedrin); and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a broad group that contains ibuprofen (Advil), naproxen (Aleve), and aspirin. OTC pain relievers…

Immune-Boosting and Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Whether it’s flu season, allergy season, or you’re just in the mood for a refreshing drink, an immune-boosting smoothie is always a good idea. By snacking on something as easy and convenient as a smoothie, you can get in antioxidants and vitamins that will kick-start your immune system into gear. Immunity boosting citrus fruits like limes…

Which Milk Alternative Should You Use? Here Are My Favorite Milk Substitutes

A lot of people have intolerances and allergies to cow milk that make its consumption troubling. As a result, various types of non-dairy milk substitutes are now available. Milk alternatives include soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk and hemp milk. Each has a different nutritional profile, flavor, color, and texture. Milk substitutes all have their pros and…

Best Exercise for Weight Loss

I have been getting some questions lately about what is the best kind of exercise to do for weight loss or fat loss, which can be the same thing. I’m sure you’ll say my answer is a cheesy, cliche answer that you’ve heard before. But it’s true. The single best exercise there is, hands down, is the…
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