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We are inundated with “helpful” infomercial producers, authors, friends, and family telling us how to eat healthfully. There are books, CDs, and whole coaching programs focused almost exclusively on teaching us about health, nutrition, and eating.

There are so many sources that, in fact, it may seem overwhelming. These people are (mostly) well-meaning. They really do want to help, but health and nutrition are confusing, right?

Well, healthy eating can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. Sure, there are people that spend thousands and thousands of dollars studying healthy eating. There are people who devote their lives to … Read the rest

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Healthy Meals in a Snap

A great way to start cooking healthier is to substitute healthier ingredients in recipes. In most cases, you won’t even notice the difference. I have found that many recipes are loaded with unnecessary fat, sugar and calories.

Using substitutions like the ones below opens you and your family to a whole range of great flavors too. Rather than searching for healthy recipes, you can take almost any recipe and make it healthier just by selecting the right ingredients.

The substitutions below cut fat, sugar without compromising the taste. In some cases they also increase the … Read the rest

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Sticking with a healthy eating plan can be hard. We often equate “eating healthy” with “no sweets,” but that doesn’t have to be the case. You can enjoy desserts and still eat healthy, if you follow just eat smart.

At Vitaerobics, we believe in the 90-10 rule. This means that you should eat healthy 90% of the time, but also leave yourself some space for small indulgences. These “treats” will keep you from feeling deprived of the foods you love and make staying on that healthy eating plan much easier. You can still enjoy dessert if you eat smart and … Read the rest

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Healthy Meals in a Snap

Who says that to eat healthy you have to give up dessert? And, who says that great desserts include a lot of fat, sugar and calories? If you’re health-conscious and short of time too, you can create healthy, tasty desserts in a snap.

When some people think of dessert, they think of rich ice cream, sugary cakes, chewy cookies, or sweet candy. But there are lots of alternative desserts that are much healthier and just as enjoyable. Of course, I do enjoy a bite of ice cream from time-to-time, or a cookie here and there, … Read the rest

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Is it really possible to celebrate National Cake Day and still eat healthfully? It turns out that it is! You just have to select a healthier cake recipe.

At first I thought, “healthy cake, how is that possible?” I have always thought that one of the attractions of cake was its sinfulness. Part of the joy of eating cake is that you know it’s not good for you, isn’t it? But it tastes soooo good! So, how can you make a “healthy” cake that tastes good? Quite easily!

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