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4 Ways to Get Your Chai Fix Without Ordering a Latte

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Chai is a warm, sensual tea blend dating back thousands of years in Eastern culture. While regional varieties exist, most chai recipes call for a blend of healthy ingredients like black tea, black pepper, cardamom, ginger, fennel, and clove. Together, these vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant-rich herbs and spices do everything from boost your immune system to aid your digestion to fight inflammation. We’ll cheers to that!

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4 Overeating Tips to Save Your Diet

By | Fitness, Healthy Eating, nutrition | 3 Comments

Do you struggle with overeating? Don’t worry—you aren’t alone. There are millions of tasty options and tempting desserts, and fast-food restaurants on almost every corner. Food tastes good and has an emotional component. Eating usually makes us happy, and we tend to indulge when we’re stressed, tired or socializing. And let’s face it, we need to eat to survive.

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Use Bananas Instead of Fat and Sugar

By | Fat Loss, Healthy Thoughts, nutrition | One Comment

Those of us with a sweet tooth often struggle to find alternatives that aren’t packed with artificial sweeteners such as sucralose, aka Splenda. This seemingly innocent powder in the yellow packet (and in cough medicines, cookies and more) decreases the good bacteria in your gut; inhibits the absorption of certain medications; releases toxins during baking; and affects your body’s response to insulin, according to new research review published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B: Critical Reviews.

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