Category: healthy food in San Antonio

Meet the healthy meats you need to eat!
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Meet the healthy meats you need to eat!

If you’re following a low-carb diet to lose weight and improve your health, meat can become an important part of your meals. Ideally, you should be focusing on healthy meats to eat, which provide plenty of nutrients while not being overloaded with calories or saturated fat. Most types of meat are excellent sources of protein,...

by September 25, 2017September 25, 2017
Go green and savor these spinach health benefits
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Go green and savor these spinach health benefits

Green leafy vegetables – including spinach, kale, collards, mustard and turnip – can pack a powerful nutritional punch. They’re low-carb, raw, gluten-free, vegan, and have no fat and few calories. Spinach is one of the most popular types of greens because of its great taste and versatility. By adding some to your diet, you’ll reap...

by September 4, 2017September 4, 2017
Choosing the right diet for your lifestyle and health needs
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Choosing the right diet for your lifestyle and health needs

Following a diet can provide a road map to help you lose weight and eat healthier, but selecting the wrong one can make your goals harder to achieve. If you know how to choose a diet that meets your health and lifestyle needs, you’ll be setting yourself up for success. Take a look at the...

by August 28, 2017August 28, 2017
Do you know these health facts about fats?
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Do you know these health facts about fats?

If you’re trying to lose weight, you may be used to thinking of fats in your diet as something you want to avoid. But not all fats are the same. In fact, you can enjoy the benefits of healthy fats with a certain diet. Fat provides your body with energy, and it also helps support...

by August 14, 2017August 14, 2017
Hit the road with a healthy eating plan
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Hit the road with a healthy eating plan

When you’re hitting the road for summer vacation, you’ll be surrounded by temptations to overeat and to make food and drink choices that are less than healthy. If you’re wondering how to eat healthy while traveling, these tips will allow you to create an easy plan – without depriving yourself along the way: Bring healthy...

by July 31, 2017July 31, 2017
Your complete list of go-to food items for a keto-friendly diet
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Your complete list of go-to food items for a keto-friendly diet

A ketogenic diet calls for getting more calories from protein and fat and fewer calories from carbohydrates. When you adhere to a very low-carb diet – less than 50 grams of carbs a day – your body quickly runs out of blood sugar it can use for energy. It then turns to protein and fat,...

by July 17, 2017July 17, 2017
Choosing the perfect nut for you
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Choosing the perfect nut for you

Nuts are an extremely nutritious food – they’re packed with protein, fiber and many other nutrients. Some of the best nuts to eat can be mixed into many foods, but they’re also easy to eat by themselves, even on the go. Many types of nuts are good to include in a ketogenic diet, which emphasizes...

by July 10, 2017July 10, 2017
Understanding the effects of gluten on the body
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Understanding the effects of gluten on the body

Eating a gluten-free diet has soared in popularity in recent years, particularly among people with digestive issues as they recognize the effects of gluten on their bodies. Others believe that cutting out gluten helps manage medical concerns and contributes to a healthier diet. If you’re trying to decide whether to go gluten-free, check out the...

by June 12, 2017June 12, 2017
Amazing avocado advantages you can’t pass up
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Amazing avocado advantages you can’t pass up

When you think of avocado, guacamole is likely the first thing that comes to mind. While that’s certainly a great way to use this super food, there are many more avocado advantages than you may realize. In addition to being delicious in a wide variety of recipes, the avocado is high in vitamins, minerals and...

by May 31, 2017May 31, 2017
Get your dose of vitamin D at San Antonio’s Memorial Day weekend events
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Get your dose of vitamin D at San Antonio’s Memorial Day weekend events

Vitamin D provides many important health benefits, including helping your body build and repair bones and teeth. Although you can get it from some types of food, the most common source of vitamin D is the sun. There are plenty of outdoor San Antonio Memorial Day weekend events coming up, so why not enjoy all...

by May 22, 2017May 22, 2017