Thanksgiving is the perfect time to express gratitude towards your friends and family. In between the gratitude there is a whole lot of eating that occurs. In fact, the whole day seems to morph into one extended meal. A food coma or overeating can sometimes be the unfortunate result. Overeating can make you feel sluggish, tired, and set your health goals way back. Fear not, we are here to help by providing three simple tips to prevent eating more than your jeans can handle this holiday season!
By now, we’re sure you’ve heard that a glass of red wine every day is beneficial to not only your mood, but also your health. Due to high amounts of antioxidants in red wine, our favorite alcoholic substance reigns supreme through its ability to decrease symptoms of aging, both physically and mentally. Now have you heard of resveratrol? It's thanks to this particular antioxidant that red wine gets its good wrap.
If a cavemen went into a grocery store, what items would be in their shopping cart? That’s where the paleo diet comes in. The paleo diet aims to reflect what our ancient ancestors ate before farming. Thus, only natural sugars were consumed. No agave, no white sugar, and no stevia. That being said, some sugars are paleo friendly – so let’s explore what paleo sweeteners are out there!
Drank a little too much last night? Quantity may not be the only problem, it’s quality that really matters. High in sugar, your happy hour cocktail may not make you so happy when your head starts pounding the next day and the bloody mary doesn’t help. Check out what types of drinks cause the worst hangovers and how Grape Nectar can help, so you can #DrinkBetter for the biggest drinking holiday of the year!
Sugar mascarades under many different names, all of which are undetectable and almost impossible to recognize by the public eye. Crystalline fructose, dextrose, maltose, someone help us understand! Let’s discover what hidden sugars are camouflaged in your favorite food items that many manufacturers don’t want us to know.
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