Tag:processed foods
6 03, 2015

Q&A Wednesday Clean Eating Style

By | 2015-09-23T16:43:26+00:00 March 6th, 2015|Healthy Eating, Q&A Wednesday|10 Comments

Tying in the clean eating, eco-friendly link to this week's Q&A Wednesday! Q: How can you live a clean eating lifestyle, when those around you aren't doing the same? As I've written before, I encountered this, too. Running into the issue of either having people eat all your food before you get to [...]

23 02, 2015

Comprehending Calories: How To Properly Read A Nutrition Label

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:38+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Food 101|5 Comments

To those who subscribe to BGG2WL via e-mail, the last post, "Comprehending Calories: The Role of Carbs In Your Diet," was cut off by the distributor - click here for the post in its entirety! We eat the foods, but how often do we take a look at the stuff on the side? Yes, all [...]

1 01, 2015

Supermarket Swindle: Two Things To Avoid On Your Food Labels

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:36+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Did You Know, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|15 Comments

As I've said before, there are only a few things that really unnerve me - one of them is dishonesty in marketing. (Surprise, surprise... that's what marketing is.) If you browse an aisle at the supermarket, you will see claims made on package after package after package... but is it really worth it? For that [...]

28 11, 2014

Why Healthy Food Is So Expensive: The Price vs The Cost

By | 2017-06-10T11:22:00+00:00 November 28th, 2014|Food 101, Healthy Eating|26 Comments

A while back, I was asked the following on twitter: "Why is eating healthy so time consuming and expensive?" To which I replied, "You'd like me to answer that in 140 characters or less? LOL" If anything, I was trying to spare ol' girl from a rant consisting of 324,356,316 tweets back to back trying [...]

3 10, 2014

Fitting Clean Eating Into A Busy Life

By | 2014-10-03T13:25:58+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, Tools For Weight Loss|24 Comments

Today... is Earth Day. A day where we all try to do a little something to help preserve the planet where we live. It's an opportunity to bring awareness to the fact that we give to the Earth as well as take from it... so put forth an effort to give as harmlessly as possible [...]

23 09, 2014

Why Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Breaks My Heart

By | 2014-09-23T13:58:32+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Health On The Small Screen, The Op-Eds|50 Comments

So, I know I'm late in writing about Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (JOFR), but I really needed to sort out my thoughts on it, first. As I've mentioned, I'm not much of a pop culturist. If I didn't have twitter already, I might never know what a twitter is. I know that's shameful, 'cause I'm [...]

3 04, 2014

Another Reason To Ditch The High Fructose Corn Syrup

By | 2017-06-10T11:25:34+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Did You Know, Food 101, Healthy Eating|7 Comments

Why? Because there's mercury in it. I'm a believer in a simplified life. It's like, I appreciate the fact that processed foods allow us the ability to eat more complex dishes at less of a cost to our time... but you can't get "something" for "nothing." It *has* to cost us in other ways, right? [...]

4 03, 2014

Battling Belly Fat

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:12+00:00 March 4th, 2014|Exercise 101|91 Comments

I hate watching stories about health and obesity on the news. Why? Because to signify the "dreaded plague of obesity" in America, there's always these video clips of people - never showing their faces, so we're supposed to presume they have no identity... or, well, no head - and their bellies. You might [...]

28 01, 2014

Avoiding That Starving Feeling

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:52+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Healthy Eating|30 Comments

When I first began phasing processed foods out of my life, the most difficult part was the fact that I always felt hungry. Sure, I was eating three square meals a day, but I was always starving. I mean, we're talking "OMG I HAVEN'T EATEN IN 3 MONTHS (or hours, whatever) I'M GONNA DIEEEEE" starving, [...]

9 01, 2014

Presenting: The 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:55+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Cook It Yourself, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|57 Comments

That's right. Beginning April 25th and ending May 2nd, we will begin the 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge. But before I dive into the details, let's talk a little bit about what clean eating is and how it benefits us. What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is eating as close to the source as possible. [...]

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