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How to Count Macros for Weight Loss - A Guide

How to Count Macros for Weight Loss - A Guide

How counting macros differs from other diets for weight loss When it comes to eating for weight loss, the majority of diets are restrictive by nature. For example, the keto and paleo diets recommend significantly cutting down on foods containing carbohydrates and the Atkins Diet suggests removing both fats and carbs. Counting your macros (the IIFYM ‘diet’) is far more flexible and sustainable because it doesn’t require you to eliminate anything in order to lose weight. Instead, it focuses on getting the right balance of macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat). This ensures that you don’t risk any long-term damage due...

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What Snacks Can You Eat on a Plant-Based Diet?

What Snacks Can You Eat on a Plant-Based Diet?

Snacks, snacks, glorious snacks! Walk into a convenience shop or grocery store just about anywhere and you will find an array of chocolate bars, candy, and other confectionery goods. Are they healthy? Probably not. Are they plant-based? Almost certainly not. So what’s a vegan to do when they get hungry between meal times? Don’t sweat it, we’re here to fulfill all of your snacking needs. Read on to find out more. Do Tasty AND Nutritious Vegan Snacks Exist? Nowadays, it’s a lot easier to find plant-based products on the market, many of which have been moving mountains with their flavor...

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What Are Healthy Alternatives to Junk Food?

What Are Healthy Alternatives to Junk Food?

What is it about lockdown that has us reaching for the chocolate bars? It would be so easy to hunker down on our sofas and eat junk food until this is all over. After all, many of us are in need of comfort during this difficult and challenging time. Nevertheless, it’s now more important than ever to stay healthy during the pandemic and maintaining a nutritious diet is an integral part of that. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious solutions to our cravings. And we’re not talking about swapping your bag of chips for some carrot sticks! There are lots of like-for-like...

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How to Stay Healthy During a Pandemic

How to Stay Healthy During a Pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic: The Current Situation As the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold of the world, Americans across the country have been told to self-isolate and practice social distancing. Millions of people are now restricted to their homes and only allowed out for essential services. These restrictions have come as a bit of a shock and all of us have had to adjust to a new way of life with uncertainty and misgivings. Undoubtedly, one of the biggest causes of anxiety is how to stay as healthy as possible in order to prevent COVID-19 infection. Especially since access to amenities, such...

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