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Smart Ways to Snack When You Fly

by R. Carnavale October 31st, 2013 | Diet
Why pay exorbitant prices for good food when you're stuck in an airport terminal or on a plane? You can save a fortune and eat well when you travel if you plan ahead. You'll need to check TSA's rules regarding food and beverages and maybe do a little meal preparation, but the time and effort you spend before your flight will be well worth it once you're on board feasting on a delicious, nutrient-filled snack that's easy on your wallet, too.

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Everyone Can Afford Superfoods!

by Kimberly Hays October 24th, 2013 | Diet
Are you like many people who think that you have to spend a large chunk of your weekly grocery budget to buy superfoods for their many health benefits? The truth is, there are many superfoods that are budget-friendly, and can even lower your grocery bill if you use them as a substitute. For instance, replacing red meat with mushrooms for one meal will reduce the calorie intake by 300 calories for that one meal of the same portion size. They also contain leptin, which studies have shown will keep you feeling fuller, longer. To learn more about the benefits
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Too Much Protein?

by Bea October 17th, 2013 | Diet
Is it possible to get too much protein? If there is one thing you should know about life, is that almost everything should be done in moderation. So, to answer that question, yes, of course it is possible to have too much protein!

Some people think that they are helping their workout by fueling themselves with protein shakes and powders before, during, and after their workout. However, you can actually hurt yourself by doing that, as unused protein will just be used inefficiently, or stored as fat.

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How French Women Stay Thin

by Kimberly Hays October 10th, 2013 | Diet
In the diet book French Women Don't Get Fat written by Mireille Guiliano, she explores the differences in the way French women eat as opposed to the way women eat in the United States. After coming to the U.S. for school, she gained a lot of weight. Upon returning to France, she realized the differences that are behind French women never having a weight problem.

On this diet, you can eat anything you want including chocolate, wine, and butter. You can even have white bread which is usually shunned on any diet. If you would like to
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Gluten-free Snacks to Savor

by R. Carnavale October 3rd, 2013 | Diet
Having celiac disease and eating a gluten-free diet doesn't mean your loved ones and you have to scrimp when it comes to snacks. There are still many delicious options to please your palette and provide protein, minerals and vitamins. Here are some examples of gluten-free snacks that you may not have thought of: jerky, popcorn, nuts, fruit, pepperoni, soup, popsicles, chocolate, hummus on rice crackers, smoothies, deviled eggs with guacamole, and open-faced grilled cheese sandwiches.

When it comes to snacking, do your loved ones and yourself a favor by checking out the great gluten-free snack ideas
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