Articles tagged with "healthy living"


  • Sarah’s Favorite Prime Day Deals (25+ Ideas)

    Amazon’s annual shopping holiday that is exclusive to Prime members is here!
    This year, Prime Day launches on Monday, July 15th at 12 am Pacific Time and runs for 48 hours until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on July 16.
    If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you can sign up for a free trial just to take advantage of the deals.
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  • Meet Mike Doehla, Owner of Stronger U [Interview]

    Background Schimri Yoyo: Alright. We’re here with Mike Doehla of Stronger U, and we’re just going to begin with a little bit about your background, Mike, for this feature on Exercise.com. What first sparked your interest in nutrition and fitness? Mike Doehla: I think I have kind of, one of those cliche fitness and nutrition […] …

  • Why Lactose Free Milk Still Contains Lots of Lactose

    Lactose is a sugar found in abundance in dairy milk whether whole, lowfat or skim. It is also found in large amounts in human breastmilk.
    There is about 25% less lactose in goat milk compared with fluid milk from cows.
    According to the National Institutes of Health,
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  • Plant Based Milk. What You Need to Know Before Buying

    Have you noticed that plant based milk seems to be everywhere in both supermarkets and healthfood stores? In some places, the alternative milk brands on offer exceed those for dairy!
    Is any of this stuff good for you or your kids? What things should you be looking for if you are unable to tolerate dairy milk and want to use it in your home?
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  • vitamins are supplements? And so are probiotics.

    Supplements vs Vitamins vs Probiotics

    Is it the same or different? When looking into vitamins and supplements, it’s easy to get confused as to which is which. A vitamin is defined as a natural substance usually found in food that helps your body be healthy. A dietary supplement is defined as a product taken orally that contains one or more ingredients, such as vitamins or amino acids, that are intended to supplement one’s diet and are not considered food. With that in mind, it is important to understand what your body needs to function at optimal efficiency. Which supplements should I take? Multivitamins are supplements that come in many forms, and can be targeted toward different people dealing with different medical issues. Centrum is a line that specializes in multivitamins, including those that target seniors over the age of 60. Prenatal vitamins are supplements that women take when they are expecting a child. These tend to come Read More

  • How to Find + Use Chicken Feet for the Best Broth Ever

    Eating “nose to tail” is becoming all the rage these days. This is in contrast to what modern people are told to fear or throw away – skin, fat, bones and organ meats. But when you decide to go down a traditional foods path, how do chicken feet fit into the mix?
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  • Using Cornstarch In and Out of the Kitchen + Best Substitutes

    Cornstarch is one of those ingredients that tends to be a bit confusing for those following a whole foods diet. In addition, people pursuing an environmentally responsible lifestyle usually write it off because most sources are from highly sprayed, genetically altered origins.
    Are these generalizations about cornstarch accurate? Can it ever be safe to use and even helpful?
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