Food Choices

carbs are good

Carbs are Not Bad, Unhealthy, and Will Not Prevent Weight Loss

Carbs are part of a healthy and balanced diet. You can eat them while losing weight or whatever your body composition goal may be.  Here's why.

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The Best Plant-Based Burgers: Brands to Choose and Avoid

Here's how popular plant-based burger brands compare nutritionally and flavor-wise. Meatless burgers are rich in plant protein.

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18 Macro Friendly Desserts and Sweet Treats

18 macro-friendly desserts and sweet treats that will prove helpful if you're following a macros diet and have sugar cravings.

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10+ Delicious and Clever Ways to Eat More Vegetables

For those new to healthy cooking and haven't a clue as to where to begin, I offer the most important piece of advice. Eat Your Veggies! Here's how to do it.

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5 Good Reasons Why Spinach is Good for You

Five great reasons to eat more spinach. Let’s dive into some of these health benefits and explore what makes the spinach so tremendously good.

Healthy snack bars and the not so healthy

What Are The Best Snack Bars? Brands to Choose and Avoid

Snack bars or protein bars are a convenient way to get quick nutrition. I review healthy brands and list the brands you should avoid and why.

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Macro Friendly Candy: Smart Sweets

One of the great things about counting macros is that sweet treats like candy aren't out of the question. But, you have to have the macros or be willing to...

Dark Chocolate: The Best and Worst Brands

Dark Chocolate is regarded by many as an indulgent but healthy snack. Some brands are healthy, others should be avoided at all cost.

Almond Milk: The Best and Worst Brands

A complete guide to the best and worst Almond Milk brands. What to look for and what to avoid in non-dairy beverages.

best rice milk brands

Rice Milk: Brands to Choose and Avoid

Rice milk is a popular dairy milk alternative. We compare brands, identify questionable ingredients, and reveal which are the healthiest choice. 

The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurants AND The Not So Healthy

Fast food restaurants that are the healthiest as well as the not so healthy. Based on calories, healthy options, the use of hormone/antibiotic-raised meats.

How Many Calories in Coffee?

Before you slam coffee as bad - did you know it has just 1 calorie? It's the milk and sugar that do the damage.

What Do 300 Calorie Meals Look Like?

Gallery of breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals that are around 300 Calories.

How to Use Protein Supplements With Macro Dieting

The simplest solution to eating enough protein is to use a protein supplement in conjunction with flexible dieting IIFYM. Here's how to choose a good one.

10 Healthy Snacks for 200 Calories

Are snacks your diet downfall? Try these 10 healthy snacks to save calories, increase nutrition, and feel satisfied between meals. Macro counts included.

Top 15 Healthy Carb, Protein, and Fat Rich Foods

Here are 75 great food suggestions that are rich in healthy carbs, protein, and fat.

Kombucha: The Best and Worst Brands

Kombucha is becoming a popular beverage choice. This article shows you how to pick a healthy fermented tea and compares twenty-two popular brands.

macro ice cream halo

High Protein, Low Sugar Ice Cream: Halo Top

Halo Top offers low sugar, low fat, high protein ice cream. I put six of their flavors to the test to see if it could be a tasty part of my flexible diet.

best coconut brands

Coconut Milk: Brands to Choose, Brands to Avoid

Coconut milk can be a healthy cow's milk alternative but some brands should be avoided. Here are the ones to choose in both the carton and canned varieties.

how much fat to eat daily

Fats: What You Need and What to Avoid

We teach you how much fat to eat daily and with each meal plus show you how to ensure you are eating a balance of healthy fats to promote optimal health.