It’s been 90 days – how is your resolution to stick to healthy eating? Is your summer body ready to hit the beach? If healthy eating and meal prep have yet to become a habit for you in 2019, it’s time for a restart… and Fresh Meal Plan is here to help.
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Vegan diets are not a new option, but a lifestyle change that has received a resurgence in recent years. The term vegan was coined by Donald Watson in 1944 when he started the Vegan Society in England. The movement started with vegetarians who refrained from eating eggs and dairy products, but later morphed to include a lifestyle that refrained from exploiting animals.
Working out without a clear goal in mind is like driving a car without a destination – not inherently wrong, but very difficult to measure progress or success. By determining precise, reasonable goals, every workout will have more purpose. One of the most famous methods to goal setting is the S.M.A.R.T. system, which stands for key attributes of an effective goal: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-based.
There are many benefits to healthy eating, but with it comes significant planning and preparation. That’s where meal prepping comes in. Meal prepping can be a healthy tool to ensure that your meals throughout the week are comprised of healthy, fresh ingredients that contribute to your overall healthy diet.
With all the holiday season food being consumed this time of year while flu season peaks, it becomes even more vital to balance our diets with foods and vitamins that will keep us hearty, happy, and healthy.
In the winter, our bodies receive fewer vital nutrients like sunlight. We lack the Vitamin D that comes from being in the sun, since we often opt to stay indoors to avoid the blistering cold. Coupled with being crammed together in malls, offices, homes and airports, our bodies can use a little boost to our natural defenses in warding off catching a cold or flu.
Nearly 1 in 4 Americans have some type of mental illness. The CDC says that by 2020, depression will rank as the second leading cause of disability, after heart disease. For this reason, the talk around town has more increasingly veered in the lane of improving mental health: how to reduce the stigmas associated with it, common risk factors, and what we all should do to ensure we stay mind-, body-, and spirit-healthy. Now we know there is evidence that suggests a direct and proven correlation between mental health and what we eat.
The idea of nutritional psychiatry was barely on the healthcare radar just a few years ago, and while there had been a few studies examining how certain supplements (like omega-3 fatty acids) might balance mood, supporting data was still lacking. Fast forward to 2018, and there now exists a broad spectrum of studies identifying diet as being as important to mental health as it is to physical health.
Need tips on how to stay keto during your family’s traditional holiday meals? You are not alone! Here is a quick cheat sheet on a few items that comply with a keto diet along with tips on how to stay ahead of temptation.
Many people are not aware of just how much calories in beverages can contribute to their daily intake. Calories from drinks can really add up; however, if you’re super diligent, you can avoid hidden calories in beverages to maintain your health goals.
Homestyle Chicken Chili
If you're looking for the perfect healthy recipe to warm up in this cool weather, look no further. Our chicken chili is delicious, and super simple to cook. Enjoy and let us know what you think in the comments below!
It’s not easy. “Eating healthy” and “holidays” don’t necessarily gel well-- even in sentence form. However, in order to continue to live your best life throughout the other 10 months of the upcoming year, it is necessary that you find a way to make it make sense.
Temptations are around every corner, and holiday events and travel override daily routines. So how do you maintain a reasonable, healthy eating plan when everyone around you is bingeing? Here are a few tips that can help you avoid the holiday trap and stay focused.