Bun Alternatives To Change Up Your Burger For The Better

Bella Breakdown With the 4th of July fast approaching the want to pig out on delicious barbecue foods, but they need to be healthy is a big obstacle. To help you enjoy that delicious burger while still staying healthy, here are some bun alternatives that will keep you eating clean. If you like lettuce on your hamburger then try using it as a bun instead just a topping. Using Romaine lettuce would be the best option since Romaine lettuce is a good source of fiber, Vitamin C and K, and potassium. If lettuce isn’t your thing then you could...

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Boozy Firecracker Slushies Perfect For Your 4th Of July Celebration

Bella Breakdown The 4th of July isn’t too far away so is the time to start preparing those holiday plans. More specifically your boozy, alcohol-included plans, so here are some boozy slushie recipes to get you in the celebratory mood and keep you cool. Say ‘Happy Birthday, America’ by getting drunk off of this delicious 4th of July-themed slushies. In a blender (or food processor) blend grenadine and ice until it becomes a slushie mixture. Next, you will want to blend the blue curacao and ice until slushy and then gently add another 1/3 layer on top of the...

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The Alcohol Trends To Look Out For This Summer

Bella Breakdown Now that summer is finally here and we can enjoy the many festivals and outdoor barbecues it’s time to get our summer drinks ready. To help prepare you, Whole Foods has listed the alcoholic trends that they expect to take over this season. For beer lovers, “innovative IPAs will be all the rage this season. That means you can expect to see IPAs in the form of milkshakes, bruts, and other weird inventions to make brands stand out against competitors. If beer isn’t your first drink of choice, but wine is. There’s going to be some summer...

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Drinking Coffee Could Help With Weight Loss

Bella Breakdown We’ve all heard the reasons why drinking coffee is bad for you. It stains your teeth, stunts your growth, et cetera, et cetera. However, a new study has found that drinking coffee can assist you along your weight loss journey. In a new study, researchers found that coffee might be a factor in burning calories through stimulating certain fat cells, known as brown adipose tissue, into releasing their energy. The study was conducted by the University of Nottingham scientists and used thermal imaging to monitor participants’ brown fat reserves. Brown fat cells are used to primarily burn...

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Here Are The Best Secluded Beaches In America

Bella Breakdown When on vacation finding that one tranquil place for ultimate relaxation is the best feeling in the world. Luckily, you’ll no longer have to search because here are the best secluded beaches in the U.S. Second Beach, Washington: This secluded part of Washington may be “second” but it’s considered number one because hikers can find an excellent place to camp along the coastline where they can see gorgeously green trees and calm waters. Getting there is a relatively short hike, but watch out for fallen trees and driftwood. Assateague, Maryland: Home to many wild horses that are...

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Foods That Can Cause Indigestion

Bella Breakdown It’s easy to eat foods that benefit our livers or hearts, but sometimes we forget that are stomachs should also be taken care of. To help you fight off that indigestion, here are the foods you should be wary of. Alcohol: Having a drink or two most likely won’t hurt you, but too much alcohol can cause some serious issues to your internal organs. Now we know it isn’t a food, but it’s still consumed enough that it should be noted to monitor your intake. “Since alcohol works as a diuretic, it can increase fluid loss and...

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New Ways For You To Use Old Coffee Grounds

Bella Breakdown It may seem like a natural instinct to toss that used filter of coffee grounds in the trash, but why not reuse them. So next time you have the urge to just thrown those coffee grounds in the trash try out these different ways to make them useful. If you find yourself getting low on fertilizer, why not use coffee grounds? Most soil doesn’t have the nutrients you would need for optimal plant growth, so fertilizer is used to make up for those times when the plant becomes depleted. Luckily, coffee grounds have those key ingredients for...

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The 7 Foods That Are The Best For Your Liver

Bella Breakdown The liver is the most powerful organ in the body and what many people forget to take care of. From smoking to drinking it is easy to forget to take care of your liver, but here are foods you can eat to keep the organ strong and healthy. Tea is one of the easiest ways to keep your liver in good condition. A Japanese study showed that drinking 5 to 10 cups of green tea a day improves blood marker in liver health. Grapefruit is a bitter and tart fruit, but the antioxidants naturally protect the liver....

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