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4 Better-For-You Comfort Food Recipes For A Dreary Day

There are certain days where a salad doesn’t cut it. Rain, cold, or overcast can put you in a cozy feeling mood — and you want your food to match. The thing is, a lot of recipes of the cozy variety are filled with empty calories and not-so-good-for-you ingredients. But no need to worry! There are plenty of “sitting by the fire wearing fuzzy slippers” kind of meals that will still provide you with all the good stuff your body needs.

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5 Telltale Signs That Your Gut Health Is Out Of Whack And Ways To Improve It

There’s “good” bacteria and “bad” bacteria in the gut. If the “bad” bacteria starts to take over the “good” bacteria those signals going from the gut to the brain are going to throw other parts of the body into chaos. No one wants that! So how can you tell if things are off in your gut microbiome? There’s some signs to let you know things are off (and things you can do to help out).

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4 Effective Workouts You Can Do In Small Spaces With No Equipment

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It can be easy to find yourself in situations where you don’t have the equipment (and hardly the room) for the kind of workout you’re used to getting in during the day. Whatever your situation — you have workout options! You just need to find the right compromise for the moment.

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6 Secrets To Shopping For Healthy Foods At The Grocery Store

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Ahhh… grocery shopping. Something we all love to hate. It can feel like quite the chore — but it also feels good having a fridge full of a variety of foods. The problem is, by the time we actually make it to the store, we’re looking for options that are easy and convenient. And that usually means we are bagging up foods that aren’t so great for us at the checkout line.

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The 4 Best Ways To Pack In Nutrients Within A High Fat, Lower Carb Meal Plan

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Who here feels personally victimized by diet trends within the health and wellness space? I think we all have at some point. It can get exhausting to sort through… “Do this, try that!” Can make you feel like screaming, or crying, or both. Instead of trying the latest and greatest thing — think about what actually works.

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3 Cold Weather Destinations In The U.S. With The BEST Activities To Get You Moving

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There are people who despise winter — and those who toss on their jackets and say, “let’s go!” Dusted trees, snow-covered hills, frosty windows… winter can be full of magic for those who embrace it.

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4 Little Changes To Make To Boost Your Daily Hydration

Quenching your thirst feels so good when you feel especially parched — but it can be hard to tell if you are getting enough fluids daily. With hydration being incredibly important, here are some easy adjustments you can make to ensure that you stay properly hydrated all day, every day.

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8 Healthy High Fat Foods To Include In Your Meal Plan

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Hi. I’m good fat. Nice to meet you! Believe it or not — certain fats are essential to the human body. According to Verywell Fit “Fats are one of the three macronutrients required for the body to function at an optimum level. The purpose of fat in our body is for growth and development, energy, vitamin absorption, protection of our organs, and maintaining cell membranes.” Now before you go running off to get a bucket of crispy fried chicken, take a pause. Trans and saturated fats are the ones you really should steer away from. Unsaturated fats are the way to go. So let’s take a look at some friendly high fat foods that are also super tasty!

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4 High-Fat, Low-Carb Quick Meal Ideas To Keep You Energized And Feeling Your Best

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What do you think of when you hear the word “fats”? Does it make you want to scream and run in the other direction? Listen — that’s understandable, but there are good fats that give our body the energy it needs to get us through the day. It would be pretty much impossible to be a functioning human without them. There’s a nice little list of “healthy fats” found in some whole foods that you can add to your diet. Here we can take a look at some HFLC meals that won’t take up your whole day, ditch the added carbs, and give you a good zip of energy!

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Insanely Effective Workouts To Build A Booty In 6 Weeks Or Less

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Don’t ever look back — unless you are admiring your booty. Hey! If you worked for it, you can appreciate it. Are you dreaming of a bum that fills out a good pair of jeans? Or maybe looking for a little extra shape to add to that cute dress? And don’t get me started on swimwear… Everyone likes the idea of a firmer rear. You can lift and tone up those glutes without having to spend a whole year doing it. You just need the right workouts and a little extra motivation.

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