Category: Fresh Ideas

These ideas are based on my personal opinions with regards to my current knowledge base of health.┬áNo study is going to tell your body what it needs. Only you can determine that and that’s what this is all about.

Nutrition Research Flaws

Why Being Healthy Is So Hard

Are you confused about being healthy? I mean, some things are obvious like “Eat your veggies and exercise”, but a lot of things out there leave us wondering, as they should. The easy answer to why being healthy is hard is the lack of time or…

what does healthy mean

What Does Healthy Mean?

I was about to write about why being healthy is so hard. And I will. But first, we need to know what it means to be healthy. To be healthy is not just being free of sickness or disease. It’s more than that. Healthy means different things…

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How To Hide Vegetables

Vegetables are a food that we all need to consume. I know, it’s hard. I didn’t eat vegetables as a child, and if I did, it was from a can. Which may be better than anything, but it took some time to appreciate the flavor and…

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Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

I have been a “blogger” now for one year! Honestly I never thought I’d still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years pursuing and working in a career that wasn’t for me. Fortunately I am a…

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How I Save Money For Healthier Food

What’s important to you? I imagine it’s to live a healthy, fulfilling life. In order to be our healthiest when lacking funds, we need to save money in other ways. I hear so often that people say it’s too expensive to eat healthy. Make healthy eating a priority…

Lose Weight Without Dieting By Shifting Focus to Healthy

Stop “Trying” To Lose Weight

The true motivation behind a weight loss journey determines success.  We are all real people who need to get our lives back instead of obsessing over weight loss.  What are you trying to lose weight for? You can lose weight without dieting by simply by changing the focus to…

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What Fats Are Best For Cooking?

Choosing a healthy cooking fat is important. The fats that are least refined and in a natural form are preferable. Healthy cooking fats also tend to be saturated in nature, which we have been told is bad for us. Contrary to popular belief, saturated fats do have benefits…

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How to Eat Healthy On A Budget

An argument I often hear is eating healthy is so expensive. I’m here to tell you that you can eat healthy on a budget. It’s all about good choices, planning, and avoiding packaged foods. Making good choices with food goes well with making good choices financially.…

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Shameless Sugar

Most of us know sugar is bad for us. That doesn’t stop the sugar industry from shifting blame to fat and marketing to our vulnerable minds and eager taste buds. A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association stating that years ago,…

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Sleep

I want to talk about another piece of this “health” business that we don’t seem to think much about: the importance of sleep. After all, there just aren’t enough hours in the day… Do you realize the impact sleep has on health and weight loss? The importance of sleep is…