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Canned Energy

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How Expiration Dates Waste Food and Money

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Antioxidants can provide an extra layer of protection for your health Written by Andrew Weil, M.D. Antioxidants are micro-nutrients that protect tissues in the body. They do this by blocking harmful chemical reactions caused by oxidation, which is the destructive effect of oxygen (and other oxidizing agents) on the molecular components of our cells. Just …

Photo credit: Twin Design / Shutterstock.com Written by Matthew Kirchner In order to be healthy, you have to know what to put into your body to achieve your specific goals.  Inversely, you can be sabotaging all of your hard work if you are eating the wrong foods.  Your intentions may be good, but you may …

Canned Energy

What’s the difference between “natural” and your standard energy drink? By Caitlin Schille Energy drinks are everywhere. There are entire sections of grocery stores and gas stations devoted to the brightly colored, attractively named pick-me-ups. Some are not much more than chemicals and artificial flavors while other claim to be “natural” alternatives. Which do you …

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 …

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 …

Written by Emma Penrod Kitchen cleaning? You might be tempted to purge your pantry. But if you refer exclusively to the package label, you could be wasting food—and money. According to the USDA, the expiration date that might prompt you to throw food away isn’t actually an accurate measure of when food is no longer …

10 Flowers You Can Eat

Written By Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com When it comes to your flower garden, there is more than meets the eye. Roses are more than simply beautiful, and dandelions are more than a obnoxious weed; they are also both nutritious and delicious. Dandelion: Before spraying the weed killer on these yellow beauties, think about adding them to …

Protein 101

A guide to navigating the world of protein supplements.  By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com If you’ve been to the gym, you’ve probably heard a personal trainer or a friend say that you’ve got to drink a protein shake after your workout. Judging by the way manypeople talk about the importance of protein, it seemsalmost as essential …

Healthy Magazine

Should you eat before a workout or not? Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine Anyone who visits the gym regularly has experienced that age-old dilemma—should I eat something right before I go workout? There seems to be two camps of divided opinion regarding this question. One camp says, no way. The other says, go …

Back to School Means Back to Good Nutrition Basics Written by Merilee Kern As parents prepare for yet another “back to school” season, they will scurry to malls in search of new clothes for their ever-growing child along with a litany of school  supplies too numerous to name. But, let’s not forget healthy school lunches …