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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

by adrianawellness, July 5, 2017

You knew there was a bit of an obsession about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is bound to … Continue reading

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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weight?

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weight?

by adrianawellness, June 28, 2017

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll … Continue reading

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Tagged on : Food , health , Lifestyle , Obesity , weight loss
Are You Sleeping Through the Night?

Are You Sleeping Through the Night?

by adrianawellness, June 21, 2017

Are you sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and … Continue reading

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Caffeine-Free Chai Latte

Caffeine-Free Chai Latte

by adrianawellness, June 19, 2017

Caffeine-free latte for your afternoon “coffee break”: Caffeine-Free Chai Latte Serves 1-2 1 bag of rooibos chai tea (rooibos is naturally caffeine-free) 2 cups of boiling water 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon almond butter (creamy is preferred) 2 dates (optional) Cover the teabag and dates (if using) with 2 cups … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Your Metabolism is Slow | And What Can You do To Increase it?

6 Reasons Why Your Metabolism is Slow | And What Can You do To Increase it?

by adrianawellness, June 14, 2017

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in … Continue reading

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Smoothie Basics: How to Make Smoothies!

Smoothie Basics: How to Make Smoothies!

by adrianawellness, June 7, 2017

When some people think of smoothies, they think, “YUCK!” They think it’s a bunch of gross, bland, mushed up veggies in a blender. Believe me, my first attempt at making my own smoothie was pretty horrible. After learning not only about which foods should be going into smoothies, but also … Continue reading

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong

by adrianawellness, May 31, 2017

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you.  Right? Well, maybe…but Everyone has heard the intense focus on how much you eat.  This has … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls

Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls

by adrianawellness, May 30, 2017

Healthier than a candy bar, for sure, these balls serve as a great dessert! If you like peanut butter and chocolate I’m sure you will love them! SERVES: 24 (1 ball each) Prep Time: 20 min. Cooking Time: 8 min. Ingredients Parchment paper 1 cup all-natural smooth peanut butter 1 Tbsp. cornstarch … Continue reading

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Oats & Quinoa Granola Bars

by adrianawellness, May 28, 2017

Quinoa is one of the most popular healthy foods nowadays. Have you tried it? Here are 10 health benefits of quinoa that may encourage you to include it in you eating plan: It’s one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat. Provides 16 grams of protein and al 9 essential … Continue reading

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

by Adriana_Wellness, May 24, 2017

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing, right? And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days. … Continue reading

Filled under : Health and Wellness , Nutrition
Tagged on : Body , Diet , Food , health , Healthy , Lifestyle , Obesity , weight loss
Healthy French Toast with Strawberries

Healthy French Toast with Strawberries

by Adriana_Wellness, May 21, 2017

French toast! I loved them, but not the high-fat full of sugar kind. I’m all about finding swaps to classic confort food to the healthy version. Usually French toast are made with butter, whole milk, white bread and sugar, ugh! that’s like 500 calories per slice! With some adjustments you … Continue reading

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Metabolism and calories – What’s the connection (and do I need to worry about it)?

Metabolism and calories – What’s the connection (and do I need to worry about it)?

by Adriana_Wellness, May 16, 2017

This word “metabolism” is everywhere these days, right?. You only know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean?

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