Food That Will Bug You

v Bella Breakdown Luckily for me, I’ve never necessarily been a picky eater. I’ve always been okay with different flavors, vegetables, an occasional odd meat. Never have I been so picky, that my diet had to resort to eating bugs. For one young woman in Philadelphia, bugs seemed to be the only thing she enjoyed eating. That’s right, I said it. Bugs. 24 year old, Joy Nemerson began getting creative with her meals because she was suffering from food intolerance. Joy started to implement food into her diet. She advocates for the fact that these creepy crawlies contain just...

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Curb Bad Cravings

Bella Breakdown We’ve all been in the position of having a bad hankering for junk food. My Achilles heel has always been candy, specifically chocolate. A lot of people crave greasy foods like pizza, burgers, fries, nachos. The list could honestly go on forever. Junk food cravings are completely normal. They often come when we’re stressed out, or hormonal. If you feel as though you’ve been giving into the craving monster inside of you way too much lately, then there are substitutes you can make to curb your junk food cravings. Craving nachos? Replace high fat nachos with a...

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Should You Try Intermittent Fasting?

Bella Breakdown You might have heard of intermittent fasting. There are actually a couple ways in which you can practice this relatively new dieting and weight loss trend. Some individuals practice intermittent fasting by eating normally 5 to 6 days a week, and take two days to eat little to no food. Another way you can attempt intermittent fasting is limiting your eating to only 6 or 7 hours out of the day. Say you begin eating at 9 a.m., you’ll stop your eating by 3 p.m. and have nothing for the rest of the day. Intermittent fasting has...

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A Diet As Unique As You

Bella Breakdown The saying, “no two people are the same” is not so much a cliché, as it is a fact of life. Sure people are similar in some ways, but ultimately our mental and physical makeups create major differences in our overall abilities. This is very true when it comes to diet and nutrition. Two people on the same diet plan could very likely have two drastically different results. One person could drop a significant amount of weight, where the other could totally plateau. It’s important to note that our personalities could have a very large effect on...

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Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Stay Fit

Bella Breakdown We all have to start somewhere when it comes to fitness. It can be a very daunting task if you are new to the exercise game. However, it’s important to know it’s not impossible, nor is it even that difficult! There are so many simple ways to begin a healthier, more active lifestyle. There are a number of small lifestyle changes you can make that will allow for an easier transition into weekly, even daily workouts. It’s a great start, if it’s possible, to change up your commute to work. Instead of driving or using public transit,...

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