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AboutWith her clever wit and wisdom, certified nutritional consultant (CNC), Leanne Ely, is bringing people back to the dinner tables each evening. Leanne has a simple philosophy, “Make it and they will come.” She is author of the Saving Dinner series; Leanne also dishes out recipes and advice with her syndicated newspaper column, The Dinner Diva.
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In the world of nutrition, there is a constant stream of information that (unfortunately) overwhelms most people. Yes, even nutritionists get overloaded with nutritional TMI!
Regardless, it still drills down to the basics that people often miss in their quest to be healthier. I’ve thought about this a lot as I stroll through the grocery store seeing what people have in their carts! It’s absolutely mind-boggling what constitutes food in some people’s minds and that they’ll actually pay hard-earned money for some of this stuff.
So let’s get serious and come up with 10 things you can implement easily for better health that won’t cost you much money and you won’t even have to think about (very much).
1) First Thirst. Water is cheap, readily available and will boost your health, your absorption of nutrients and give you great skin! What’s not to like about that? Before you order a soda, grab the juice or chub an iced tea, drink your water. Water first, then the other stuff. If you really want to save some cash, skip the other stuff entirely.
2) Big on Breakfast. Eating breakfast gets your metabolism started, your appetite handled and consequently, helps you to stabilize, maybe even lose weight!
3) Eat in Season. Fresh fruits and veggies can be expensive, but if you buy in season (take advantage of locally grown stuff), you’re going to get superior quality and less cash outlay! If you keep a garden, you’ll eat even healthier for WAY less!
4) Watch the Iceberg. There are FAR better ... Continue
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