You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge... Read more
A dessert. An antidepressant. A favorite indulgence. Since its discovery thousands of years ago, chocolate has become many things to many people. The Mayan people crushed the seeds of the chocolate (cacao) tree and mixed them with spices to make a fr... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede... Read more
If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do... Read more
This is a question that just came to mind from what I've noticed in the past. There were some days when I didn't eat much and yet I had a lot of energy. Is that because nutrient were being pulled from my muscles?... Read more
I have one younger child who is not a meat eater, and needs to be careful with dairy products, he is also not allowed nut products at school due to a classmates allergy. It's been a challenge finding protien sources for him. I was wondering if a prot... Read more
The quick links menu bar at the bottom of the page was a huge time saver for me. Yesterday mid-day it disappeared! I don't know what I did and can't find how to get it back turned on. The site help has nothing on this than I could find. Please he... Read more
I just do not understand why I can not sleep just one full night... Well hormones I am sure is the reason or should I say lack of. If anyone has any suggestions on how to sleep better during menopause please let me know. I also think it has a lot t... Read more
Walk into any grocery store, and you'll find aisle after aisle of energy bars. Some claim that they will boost exercise performance, while others boast organic labels and all-natural ingredients. In recent years, energy bars made with a simple co... Read more
Looking for some fast fuel before or after your exercise, or a quick and easy treat that’s more nutritious than a candy bar or a 100-calorie pack of cookies? If so, energy bars may be a practical option for you. They’re convenient, easy to carry arou... Read more
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