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The Healthy Baking Hack You’ve Got to Try

By Solana Nolfo, NLC Want to take your baking up a nutritional notch? Here’s a super simple healthy baking hack: Add vegetables! Baking is a creative and meditative activity that truly nourishes the soul—and there’s no reason why it shouldn’t nourish your body, too. RELATED: Easy, Delicious Recipes for Gluten-Free Baking Maybe you’ve already replaced… Read This Entry »

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Why You Really Need to Get More Sleep

Busy people prioritize pretty much everything else over hours spent in bed, but the case for why you should get more sleep might be more convincing than you realize. It’s not just about waking up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed every morning, with energy to seize the day. (Although that’s a nice side effect!) Skimping on sleep… Read This Entry »

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Diets Decoded: The Paleo Diet

Is the Paleo Diet healthy? We’re going to let you in on a little secret. Most popular healthy diets that are touted for weight loss—from Paleo to Mediterranean and vegetarian—share many of the same basic principles. All involve eating whole foods (as opposed to packaged and processed) and filling your plate with quality sources of… Read This Entry »

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Should You Cut Lectins Out of Your Diet?

Q: I’ve heard some people say you shouldn’t eat beans or grains because of lectins. Are lectins actually bad for you? A: Foods that contain lectins are not necessarily all bad for your health. There is some evidence, however, that suggests limiting your intake may be beneficial—especially if you’ve got a lot of GI issues…. Read This Entry »

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The 5 Healthiest Protein Bars

Protein bars are everywhere, calling out to you from next to the cash register at every deli, cafe, and drugstore. The healthiest protein bars, however, are much harder to find. In fact, most options are just plain bad for your body. They contain more sugar (in multiple forms!) than protein, and the protein is low-quality… Read This Entry »

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5 Healthy Instagram Pics You Don’t Want to Miss

To celebrate National Nutrition Month, we asked the Nutritious Life community to make small #NutritiousShifts. These healthy Instagram pics are proof everyone took that task seriously. From eating greens at breakfast and foods that fight stress to hitting up workout classes with your friends, the steps you all took towards wellness were pretty impressive. (Pat… Read This Entry »