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Food for Thought: Ditch the McChicken

How many calories does it cost to treat yourself? We all do it as a part of the popular “I have no time” lifestyle, but is the unhealthy lifestyle really worth it? We can all do a little better and good news is that you don’t need to sacrifice the convenience or the taste of a good meal to enjoy food on the fly. There’s a jar for that and the meal even comes with it! Think Twice Before Eating Think about what really goes into your system. Is fried chicken from every part of the animal really going to fuel you properly? Real food will make you feel better day in and day out, and charge you with more...

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Food For Thought: Easy Meals That Are Fresh, Not Frozen

What if we could stay healthy without sacrificing half of our days to cooking?Life is busy, and we need easy meals to make it all work. We tend to live by those words as if the clock has the final say on our lifestyle, and, frankly, we all deserve a nice lasagna at the end of the day anyway. I know we all cut a few corners to make things easier on ourselves, like freezing ingredients for making meals later—but there is a hidden price to that lifestyle: Frozen food lose vitamins during the freezing process. Frozen foods lose even more nutrients in the cooking process. Boiling veggies strips them of nutrients more than anything. It still takes 20-30 minutes...

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