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Healthy Eating, the Panera Edition

Panera offers up good-for-you sandwiches, salads, and soups. But, some of these treats aren't exactly healthy - regardless of how fresh the ingredients are. There is not doubt that eating at Panera is better than other fast-food places, but you still need to watch what you order. Below are some of the best foods...

The Healthiest Movie Theater Snacks

Whether you are on a date or just hanging out with friends, a movie is a great way to chill out. Be it a romance or horror flick, a movie can lead to you to have a good time, but one thing tends to get in the way: Movie theater snacks. Everyone loves movie...

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms in Men

Type 2 diabetes can affect men and women, kids and adults, the healthy and unhealthy. While everyone can be affected, symptoms can vary by age and by sex. Women are more likely to head to the doctor if they are not feeling well, and men, well, not so much. This is why it is...

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Eating healthy is one thing, but affording it is often another. Many healthy cookbooks and cooking shows offer up yummy healthy meals, but many ingredients are out of the price range for many Americans. Healthy food can be expensive - but it doesn't have to be. You need a game plan for the grocery...

Buffet Blues No More: You Can Eat Healthy at a Buffet!

Buffets are a one-stop-shop for almost everything. From chocolate fountains, to sushi, to prime rib, and even cotton candy, the options are endless. When we think of buffets, we typically think of an "all you can eat" feat of fatty, fried goodness. For those of us who are on a diet or want to...

Is Glucosamine Gold for Aging?

There are many vitamins, minerals, and supplements that are pushed to those who are aging. One of the most popular is glucosamine, and for good reason. Glucosamine has been found in study after study to help promote healthy bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage, all of which are essential for healthy aging. Many athletes...

Multivitamin or Bust: Why You NEED This In Your Life!

Many of us take a multivitamin. Some do out of routine, and some because they think they need it. In reality, we all need a multivitamin. Regardless of how great our diet is, there are still many minerals and vitamins that are not in our daily foods, and a multivitamin can help us keep...

Reviewing The Original Weight Watchers Plan – Over 50 Years Later

I, like many, have lost weight via Weight Watchers. When I stalled a few months ago, I started Google around to figure out a solution. Many wrote of the original plan, 51 years ago. Jean Nidetch wrote the original plan, based upon what worked, and didn't work, for her and her group of friends...

High Protein Foods that Fight Fat

High protein foods are great for those in need of muscle building, as well as those of us wanting to lose weight. Many high protein foods can fuel us through the day, squashing our cravings and helping us fight off excess fat. Not all protein rich foods are on this list, but those that...

Caffeine Can Kick a Migraine?

Caffeine for migraine relief may seem like a double-edged sword, and for some it is. Caffeine can do one of two things: Bring on a migraine, or dull a migraine. Some who suffer from severe migraine pain are trying caffeine, and for some it helps in easing their symptoms. But for others, a few...
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