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Healthy food, Macronutrients, Protein -

Many people don't eat the recommended amount of protein per day. Sedentary men need 56 grams per day, while women need 45 grams. If you're trying to increase your muscle mass, you're going to need even more protein. Busy lifestyles can make it difficult to meet your macronutrient needs, so make it easier on yourself. Here are some of the best sources of protein for every meal. Eggs This is an easy breakfast option that is packed with protein. Eggs can be eaten whole, scrambled, or fried. Eating a whole egg will give you the most protein and calcium. One...

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fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, Healthy food, Home cooked meals -

Coming up with new ideas to keep the kids satisfied and entertained is no easy task. Chances are, they have a lot of energy, and you want to keep them running on the healthiest foods you can find. While kids are sometimes known for putting up a fight when it comes to eating healthy, our list of lunches might be creative enough to not only get them to eat their veggies but also help in the kitchen! Ants on a Log The concept of this yummy lunch is gross enough to intrigue your little ones. They will have fun setting...

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healthy eating, Healthy food, pasta substitutes, whole foods -

You're on the right track. You've been eating better and taking better control of your overall health. Now, building on that solid footing, you are looking at more potential whole food ingredients that could become regular staples in your kitchen. Try these 5 delicious whole food alternatives for pasta. You're bound to discover at least one new favourite! 1.) Eggplant Lasagna Fun fact: Eggplant is actually botanically classified as a berry. Most home chefs treat them as a vegetable. Prepare your eggplant lasagna by cutting that tasty nightshade into long, thin slices. Rub salt, pepper, garlic, and oil onto each slice...

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Healthy food, QualityFood, yogurt -

Yogurt is a nutritious and delicious way to improve the health of your digestive system, but it is all-too-often associated with the sweetened, fruit-filled yogurt marketed as a breakfast food. However, yogurt is an ancient food that is incredibly versatile. Here are some simple and delicious ways to get more yogurt into your diet. Reasons to Eat More Yogurt   Plain, unsweetened yogurt is an incredibly healthy food. Here are just some of the benefits of yogurt: Nutritious. Yogurt is high in protein, calcium, and vitamin D. Calcium and vitamin D work together to create strong bones and can help...

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healthy eating, QualityFood, shelf life -

Food storage is imperative in ensuring good health as well as in preventing food-related illnesses. Having said this, many people tend to store all types of foods in their fridges, forgetting that the chilling temperatures and conditions in there can negatively affect not only the nutrition, but also the taste of your favourite foods. For instance, cold air can break down antioxidants, and in the process, inhibit the ripening process of some fruits. Knowing which foods you should store in the refrigerator and those you should not is key in eating healthy and tasty foods. Here are the top six foods that...

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