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How to Eat Healthy Without Shaming Others

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How to Eat Healthy Without Shaming Others

Preparing healthy meals for your family can be stressful, not only because of the expense but because of societal pressures to do everything right as a parent. Just as it is important to provide healthy meals, it's also important to not judge others for their habits. Instead, take what you learn and educate your peers and neighbors. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your family has a healthy relationship with food. Prepare Ahead of Time When you have free time, take the opportunity to plan out meals for a week or several days in advance....

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5 Reasons Why a Carbon Monoxide Detector is a Must-Have in Your Kitchen

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5 Reasons Why a Carbon Monoxide Detector is a Must-Have in Your Kitchen

Carbon monoxide kills about 200 people every year and injures another 5,000. Without a detector, you will never know it's there. Let's look at reasons why you must have a carbon monoxide detector in your kitchen. 1. Colorless, odorless, tasteless and toxic You can't see it, smell it, taste it, hear it or feel it, but if it builds up in your home, it can injure or kill you. A carbon monoxide sensor can detect this deadly gas and alert you to its presence while the level is still low enough not to be a danger to you. 2. Produced...

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5 Tips to Prepare Fresh Food Recipes Fast

5 Tips to Prepare Fresh Food Recipes Fast

Preparing healthy foods sounds like an insurmountable challenge, especially if one is entirely new in the cooking realm. Cooking fresh meals is essential if one is attempting to get in physical shape, maintain health, or even as part of an eating disorder treatment. Eating disorders can cause a situation where one is either eating too little or eat in excess, and learn how to prepare healthy foods is a way to maintain an adequate diet, whether there is or isn't a medical plan involved. Here are five tips to prepare fresh food recipes fast. 1. Cut Vegetables in Advance Many...

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Common Ways Beginner Chefs Fail at Healthy Cooking

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Common Ways Beginner Chefs Fail at Healthy Cooking

Cooking at home is possibly the single greatest thing you can do to improve the quality of your diet. Unlike processed foods, which are full of sugar and preservatives, home-cooked meals can be perfectly calibrated to your calorie goals, nutrition requirements, and special dietary needs. Buying ingredients, learning different cooking methods, and mastering tools all take practice, but it's worth it.   Using Nonstick Cookware At first glance, nonstick cookware sounds like a healthy choice, because it will take less butter or oil to keep your food from sticking, right? Well, yes, but if overheated, the fumes can make you...

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Healthy Ways to Eliminate Withdrawal Cravings

Healthy Ways to Eliminate Withdrawal Cravings

It can be incredibly hard to quit alcohol, especially when the cravings kick in. Fortunately, you can use food to help eliminate these cravings and prevent yourself from going back to your old, unhealthy habits. Here are a few things you can eat to eliminate cravings while going through withdrawal. Complex Carbohydrates Lower glucose levels (blood sugar) can cause you to experience a craving for alcohol. However, if you try eating simple carbohydrates, such as processed foods, your blood sugar levels will rise quickly, but then cause your sugar levels to drop and induce cravings. Instead, you should focus on...

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