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Eat the Rainbow: Recommit to a Healthy Lifestyle Now!

Let’s get one thing straight: “taste the rainbow” is for Skittles. “Eat the Rainbow” is my daily challenge. Stress, ever-changing work demands, and (being real here) laziness get in the way of me achieving an overall healthy lifestyle. Researchers suggest the average person eat 7-13 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. One serving usually equals about 1/2 – 1 full cup. Unfortunately, due to pesticides, genetically modified organisms, and depletion  ...

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Cheap and Healthy: Bananas

See also: Lentils Zucchini It’s banana day! This is particularly good timing since they are on sale at Aldi for $0.29/pound, and no that was not planned. Bananas are technically a berry. The high amount of vitamin B6 in one banana makes them a great source of quick energy. Growing up, I thought they had a weird texture and I went through a phase where I really didn’t like them. Tristan has the same texture issue so he just squishes it around his place at the table and  ...

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How to Get Healthy Food for Cheap – Without Coupons!

Yes, it’s true. I used to be an extreme couponer. I spent hours each week clipping, organizing, planning, and executing my multiple-transaction purchases. I had enough deodorant, shampoo, hair dye, toothpaste, and non-perishable food products to last me a good 3 years. And then I went hippie. Related: Download my ebook, Dirt Cheap Nutrition, for free!¬† When you make your own toothpaste and deodorant because you are concerned about toxic chemical overload, $0.25 toothpaste isn’t  ...

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