Learn How To Eat Healthy In 60 Seconds Or Less

Learn How To Eat Healthy In 60 Seconds Or Less

Photo: Matthew via Flickr -- One question I often get asked is "What do you eat?" I've realized that this question can be difficult to answer because while some people are eager to know every last detail, others seem to just prefer the cliff notes. Finally, I've been able to decipher what my audience is REALLY asking for, which is: "Can you please list the most relevant dietary guidelines in a post that can be scanned in 60 seconds or less, but make sure it is rich with outbound links in the case I am interested in learning more?" Easy enough; now grab your stopwatch. Ready, Set, Go! Eat Whole Foods — Always choose fresh, whole foods like meat, vegetables and fruit. If it does not have a mother…
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Improve Your Mental Clarity With This Ridiculously Simple Recipe

Improve Your Mental Clarity With This Ridiculously Simple Recipe

Up until about a week ago, I had been noticing a few minor symptoms that were slowing me down. Nothing alarming, but it was obvious to me that I was not as mentally sharp as I could have been. Since I put a lot of thought into eating nutrient dense, anti-inflammatory foods, it concerns me when I feel like my body isn't running up to par. Whenever I come to this realization, I like to take a step back and figure out what changes need to made in order to correct my diet. Most recently, I came to the conclusion that I had been consuming too many dairy products and drinking more coffee than I liked. I theorized that these "slip ups"…
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Informed Consumer Series: Don’t You Dare Eat Meat Again Until You Read This

Informed Consumer Series: Don’t You Dare Eat Meat Again Until You Read This

Photo: Peter Thoeny -- Would you eat a sick animal? Provocative question, I know, but also a necessary one to propose. Think about it this way, if you were told that your beef came from a cow that had suffered from cancer, would you still eat it?? I know I wouldn't, and I'm guessing that given the choice, neither would you. Yet every year, Americans on average consume over 50 pounds of beef per person, most of which is meat that comes from sick cows. To whet your palate for the upcoming discussion, I highly encourage you do yourself a favor and "Enter The Meatrix" below. What's Your Beef? Once upon a time, in a land far, far away before the industrialization of agriculture, all cattle…
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What Will Food Look Like In The Future?

What Will Food Look Like In The Future?

Photo: Rooners Toy -- Remember when drones, artificial intelligence, and robots were considered the future?  Well, if you still consider these technological milestones to be synonymous with "the future" then prepare yourself, because the future is almost here. While doing some business related research today, an infographic caught my attention out of the corner of my eye. When I decided to invest my click and read it, I was absolutely swept away by how intriguing the not so distant future is going to play out.  Briefly, the graphic outlines the future of food supply, touching on the entire process from agriculture to end-user eating habits. In total, in-depth examples are provided for the five phases of market disruption.  While some of the ideas are far out, some are being…
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5 Simple Motivation Techniques You Need To Know If You Want To Transform Your Body

5 Simple Motivation Techniques You Need To Know If You Want To Transform Your Body

Photo: Azo -- Do you have a hard time losing weight? Are you struggling to overcome hunger and food cravings? If so, you're not alone. Millions of people are trying to get rid of extra fat, but their efforts are in vain. Would you believe me if I told you that body transformation is a state of mind? Sure, diet and exercise are the tools you will use to accomplish your goal, but you'll need more than that in order to succeed. To win the war against weight, it is essential to get into the right state of mind and source constant motivation. First Find Your Drive What inspires you to lose weight? Are you doing it for yourself or for someone else?…
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