Ditch Sugary Soda For These Delightful Diet Drinks

Bella Breakdown One of the biggest ways you can improve your diet is to cut sugar out as much as possible, especially when it comes to drinking soda. Replace your favorite soda with a healthier drink option and we offer some simple recipes to make at home. Print Recipe Pineapple Water Detox Drink This tasty pineapple detox drink improves thyroid gland functions, improves digestion, fights inflammation, balances electrolyte levels, and promotes weight loss. EquipmentMason Jar and Lid Ingredients1 Pineapple (medium-sized)6 Mint Leaves1 liter Water1 Lime (optional, cut into lime wheel) InstructionsPeel pineapple then chop into small pieces. Pour water...

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The Fall Produce Guide You Didn’t Know You Needed

Bella Breakdown Just because your summer garden is finished doesn’t mean that fresh fruits and vegetables have to be done as well. Here are a few ways that you can take full advantage of the fall fruit and veggie pallet this fall. One of the healthiest options this fall are brussels sprouts. They are the freshest from September through February and with the many different ways to cook them up, it’s an easy way to add variety to any hearty fall meal. Another good, hearty fall vegetables are the cabbage and other leafy greens. Some of the best for...

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Refreshing Fruit-Infused Water Recipes Just In Time For Summer

Bella Breakdown Water is the most important ways to stay hydrated along with the many other benefits H2O can offer. However, sometimes you are looking to drink something with a little more flavor so adding lemon is a popular method. If you’re looking for a new way to drink something sweet, but keep it healthy fruit-infused water is the way to go. To help you out, here are some fruit-infused water recipes you can try this summer that will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you healthy. Blueberry Orange: For one, blueberries are one of the most potent sources...

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What You Eat Can Affect How You Feel

Bella Breakdown For a long time, vegetables were my enemy. I did not like to eat them because, well, I am ashamed to admit that I was picky. For me, meat, cheese, and carbs were the staples of my diet (yes, not unlike a high school male teenager… don’t judge me). Fortunately, I am rather athletic and I was able to make up for my lack of good diet with regular exercise. But last year, everything changed for me when I started to have dramatic mood swings and feel more sad and anxious than I had felt in a...

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Is “Healthy Food” Truly Healthy?

Bella Breakdown Trying to figure out if “healthy food” is truly healthy can be a bit frustrating. You might think you are making a good health-conscious decision by eating a meal you were told was healthy, but in reality you might be surprised to find out about a certain secret ingredient. This secret ingredient that was added to your meal may not actually be considered healthy. A great way to find out if you are unknowingly eating unhealthy food is to do some easy and quick research and start getting used to reading the labels. One of the secret...

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