• how to stay fit while traveling
    Fitness,  Travel

    How to Stay Fit While Traveling

    This post contains affiliate links.  If there is one thing I enjoy more than fitness, it’s traveling. There is so much this beautiful world has to offer and I want to see it all! Unfortunately, when you are trying to live a healthy lifestyle (eating right and working out) traveling can become stressful. Eating nutritiously while on vacation can be difficult and finding time or means to get ANY kind of workout can seem impossible. I want to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle while still enjoying your travel time. As a fairly experienced traveler, I’m here to tell you it IS possible to keep up good habits, whether you are…

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    Health

    The Dangers of Sugar Addiction and How To Overcome It

    When you hear the word “addiction”,  what comes to mind?  Maybe some scary drugs like meth, tobacco, cocaine? Ever thought of sugar?  Few would think to include sugar in the list of terrible substances and destructive behaviors that are addictive and devastating to lives. However, current However, current research has shown that processed sugar can be just as addictive as the most harmful drugs. Yikes, who would have guessed that innocent bowl of Captain Crunch I just ate is so terrible.    via GIPHY Why is this such a concern?   Sugar ingested in large quantities can cause serious health defects. Sugar intake has been linked to hypertension, chronic heart disease, chronic inflammation,…

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    Health

    How To Be A Healthy College Student

    College is an important time in anyones life.  Not only because it’s when we prepare for our careers, but it’s also the time we pick up habits that we keep for the rest of our lives, good or bad. I want to help you create healthy habits NOW so you can have a healthy and long life.  Plus if you implement some of these habits you might:  Lose some pounds Have better hair, skin, and nails Find new hobbies you enjoy Perform better in school and work Or you can continue to eat out every night, neglect exercise and go to bed at 3 in the morning and be miserable.…

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    Food

    3 Unique Health Benefits of Pumpkin

    OCTOBER IS HERE!!! The changing leaves, crisp air, and PUMPKIN EVERYTHING make October one of my favorite months of the year! I figured since you and I will be consuming quite a bit of this delicious squash this season, we might as well be educated to the health benefits of pumpkin! Pumpkins are high in an antioxidant called beta-carotene. This antioxidant is powerful and can prevent certain cancers and heart disease. It also aids in vision and skin health and even can reduce asthma symptoms. Pumpkins are about 90% water and high in fiber. This means that they are low calorie and will keep you full and hydrated making pumpkin…

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    Food

    Sugar Free Banana Bread

    A healthy take on your Grandma’s recipe. All the moist, warm, banana-ee goodness without the processed sugar. I’m pretty sure this is about to become your new favorite banana bread recipe. Enjoy! 2 ripe bananas 1 cup of whole wheat flour 1 cup of oat flour 2 eggs 1 cup of stevia 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 cup of dark chocolate chips   Mix bananas and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix flour and baking soda. Blend in chocolate chips. Pour into greased loaf pan and bake @325 for 50-60 minutes. There you have it! Sugar free banana bread! Simple ingredients with real ingredients. This makes…