Make Grilling Healthy This Summer

Bella Breakdown As we enter the summer months we also enter grilling season. Unfortunately, some of the mainstream grilling items aren’t the healthiest options. There are plenty of grilling alternative thats are delicious and will help you with your summer body! Grill more fruits and vegetables. Veggies like corn, peppers and onions are great on the grill and for you. Pineapple and peaches also hold up well on the grill. Unlike other foods, veggies and fruits do not form HCAs (dangerous chemicals) when they are cooked. Don’t overcook your entree! There are toxins that are released from cooking meat...

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Meet The Youngest Certified Yoga Instructor

Bella Breakdown “Think good things, speak kind words, and do good things,” this is the mantra 11-year-old Tabay Atkins imparts on his yoga class. You read correct he has his own yoga class and is the youngest certified yoga instructor in the U.S. He found inspiration in his passion for yoga from his mother, who took yoga to cope with her cancer diagnosis. Atkins saw that yoga helped to heal his mother when she was going through treatments for cancer, so she thought if yoga can help her mom that other people could benefit too. Atkins says that through...

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Try These Everyday Tips To Make Dieting Easy

Bella Breakdown There are an infinite amount of dieting fads. Many people have a hard time figuring out which one will work for them and is the most effective. Nutritionists suggest instead of diving head first into a daunting diet, incorporate a lot of small changes into your daily routine. Here are some of the small changes that professionals suggest… 1.) Use bento boxes! This helps with meal prep and portion control. 2.) Veggies, veggies, veggies. Try substituting meat and high fat foods with lots of yummy vegetables. 3.) Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so...

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This Is the Most Vegan-Friendly City In The World

Bella Breakdown According to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Los Angeles, California has embraced a meat and dairy free dining culture better than anyone else in the country. With popular vegan dinning options like Gratitude, Crossroads and Shojin, it’s no wonder that the city was dubbed the ‘most vegan-friendly city in the world.’ But that’s not where it ends. Of course, there must be a celebration! DJ, animal rights activist and vegan, Moby, will be hosting said party. The philanthropist has his own vegan cocktail bar in New York City, called Ladybird. On May 15th,...

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What Is Tactile Eating: And Can It Help You Lose Weight?

Bella Breakdown If you are looking to step your instant-game up while losing weight, then this foodie trend is for you. Tactile foods are foods that are pretty to look at, while being interesting to munch on. Many have found this food trend appealing as it provides different types of textures, making it a fun meal that’s pleasantly noisy. Other than being fun to eat and a good way to gain more followers on Instagram, tactile food could get you more healthy while losing weight. A small study was done in British preschools, where the preschoolers were allowed to...

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