Healthy Food Fads That Are Just As Bad For You

Bella Breakdown Diet fads have come and gone over the many years of people trying to get in the best shape. Like the many diets that nutritionists live and die by, there are also food fads that are deemed “healthy” though that might not be the case. Here are some healthier food fads that aren’t as healthy as advertised. Agave: It may sound fancy and exotic, but agave nectar is not the best for your body. Compared to other sugars, agave holds fructose content that is just as high, if not more. Coconut Oil: With uses for food, hair,...

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Recipes For Your Favorite Cauliflower Products

Bella Breakdown If there was a food product to define 2018, it would be cauliflower. The vegetable made appearances in so many dishes, and replaced a lot of our favorite carb-loaded items, like gnocchi, pizza and rice. Now, you can find cauliflower products prepared and ready to transform into something truly tasty. It’s time to take cauliflower to the next level in 2019! Cauliflower Gnocchi with Lemon Caper Sauce 1 package cauliflower gnocchi (or homemade) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 cup unsalted vegetable stock (such as Imagine Organic) 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black...

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Healthy Meal Prep Recipes To Kick-Start 2019

Bella Breakdown One of my personal goals this year is to prep more meals, so I have easy and healthy options throughout the week. Not only does this allow you to control what you put in your body and maintain a healthy diet, but it can save you a ton of money in the long run. Just think, you could save $25 a day or more just by preparing your own breakfast, lunch and dinner. That’s a lot of money to stash away for future purchases. If you don’t know where to start, try one of these easy recipes...

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This Diet Is Nuts

Bella Breakdown Okay so, it’s not a full on diet, but it is what you should be adding into your diet. Nuts! No, not like ‘crazy’. You should be adding nuts like cashews, almonds, walnuts, etc. into your daily diet. One serving of nuts daily could actually really help your heart health, and aid in overall weight loss. The American Heart Association presented these findings at the scientific sessions in 2018. The idea of adding nuts into your daily diet is all about replacement. It has been noted that as adults age, they gradually gain about 1 pound a...

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What’s The Deal With Intermittent Fasting?

Bella Breakdown We are sometimes overwhelmed with all of the information about what we should and shouldn’t do while dieting. I mean, can we eat eggs or not? And I’m sorry, but how long am I doing Keto, and will I gain all of the weight I’ve lost back? It can be difficult to sift through all of the diet information thrown our way. There is however, a diet trick that can allow you to eat what you want, for the most part. It is known as intermittent fasting, and there are a few options you can choose from...

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