We took our family of four out to dinner and ice cream on a recent Friday night. Two adult entrees, two kids' entrees, gratuity and a round of ice cream cones later, we had effortlessly racked up an $80 dinner bill.
The idea of eating "plant-based" sounds healthy. And it is. "Plant-based" is also a buzzword we're seeing more and more. But what exactly is a plant-based diet and what makes it healthy?
When you have diabetes, you may be focused on managing your blood sugar. But it's important to think about keeping your heart healthy too.
Ditch the crazy-restrictive cleanse and instead kick-start healthy eating habits with this easy-to-follow and satisfying 3-day diet plan. If your eating habits have felt a little heavy recently, think of this clean-eating meal plan as a way to hit the reset button to help you get back on track. At the end of these three days, you should feel refreshed, energized and motivated to keep on with your healthy habits.
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This story originally appeared on Foodandwine.com by Caitlin Petreycik.
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While Costco may be famous for 27-lb buckets of macaroni and cheese and super deals on food court pizza, it can also be a fantastic place to find healthy and organic options at a great price.
Our resident dietitian at EatingWell, Lisa Valente, R.D., says there are some pretty amazing deals on healthy food and beverages out there for Costco shoppers—you just need to be strategic about what you buy.
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Eating a plant-based diet, or even going all-out vegetarian, can be quite healthy. Vegetarians tend to be slimmer, have fewer chronic conditions, and live longer than their meat-eating counterparts.