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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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Healthy Magazine’s Diet Recommendations

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Written by Angela Silva The food industry is a big business, and like any other industry, it operates to experience growth and please stockholders. But growth in the food industry translates to consumers spending more money, which means eating more food, in larger portions, more often. Here are some of the latest ways the food industry has been convincing us …

Grabbing something quick at the nearest place may be tasty, and may even seem healthy, but here are some wrong choices and their better alternative. Jamba Juice  Peanut Butter Moo’d (Large) Calories: 980 Total Fat: 29 grams Health Swap: Orange Carrot Karma Smoothie
(Large) Calories: 310 Total Fat: 1 gram Vitamin A (daily value): 720% Vitamin C (daily value): 170% Starbucks …

Written by Tina Homolik  With summer right around the corner, everyone is looking forward to some barbeque heaven. Warm weather and good company are only made better by a juicy hot dog or hamburger right off the grill. Before enjoying the wonders of grilled meat, however, you must brave a tidal wave of meat options with their confusing labels, like “farm-raised,” “organic,” and “free-range.” Inevitably, consumers wonder if they …

ugly produce

Why we demand and create beautiful produce, and why some people are fighting for ugly fruit and vegetables. Photo Source (right picture): Perfectly Imperfect Produce, an “ugly” produce seller in Cleveland Written by Michael Richardson We love it when fruit in the grocery store looks beautiful, and when each piece looks like the one next …

grocery shopping guide

Relearn how to grocery shop Written by Angela Silva You may think grocery shopping is just part of your routine, that you know what you’re doing each and every time you enter that giant pantry of endless culinary concoctions. But a grocery store is more like a board game, and every section, display, and worker …

kind of healthy chocolate

They’re not exactly a healthy snack to rely on every day, but better for you than a Snickers. And they taste great. Pascha Chocolate can be a hazard for kids with food allergies. The creators of Pascha set out to make pure, safe chocolate, nut-free, gluten-free, soy-free. Antidote Mango + Juniper, Almond + Fennel, and …

soylent meal replacement

Written by Caitlin Schille It seems that Americans love a food and diet trend. From the low-fat craze of the 90s to the Whole30 trend of today, we are always searching for the next new food fad. But this one just seems different. Enter Soylent. Soylent is a brand of meal replacement drinks and powders …

Sometimes it seems impossible to avoid packaged foods when we only have a few minutes before we need to walk out the door. Here are some simple recipes with only a few ingredients that offer the nutrition you need in the time you have. Frozen Nutty Banana Take some firm but ripe bananas, cut them …

cheap recipes

How to Cook Cheap and Healthy Cooking at home really is the key to saving money and eating healthier. It may take a little bit of planning and some determination, but I promise it will pay off in the long run! The key is to find some staple food items that are diverse and nutritious …

Written by Michael Richardson Sugar is enemy number one in today’s dieting world, and considering our astronomical sugar consumption habits, it’s probably a good place for our animosity. But throwing fruit out of our diet because of its sugar will have some bitter results. First of all, no research ties fruit consumption to obesity or …