Eating Healthy on a Budget

When you’ve got a tight budget, meal planning and grocery shopping has its challenges. And, when you have a tight budget and you’re dedicated to eating healthy, it’s even trickier. Here are 10 ideas that can make your budgeting goals easier and more accomplishable as well as more realistic. 1. Buy fresh produce when it’s in season and freeze it. Fresh produce is always great, but the cost can add up fast. Stick with … Read More

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Tax Benefits of Life Insurance

by Joel Ray Guest Author/Financial Advisor Many policyholders worry about the impact of taxes on the death benefit and proceeds of their life insurance plan. Whole life insurance tax benefits typically cover payouts, so your beneficiaries won’t be saddled with taxes. There are some exceptions, however, so let’s look at the tax benefits of whole life insurance in some detail. When is Life Insurance Not Taxable? Here’s an overview of … Read More

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Don’t Feel Fishy About a Pescetarian Diet

I recently have taken on a pescetarian diet to better my health, confidence as well as make a political statement against the mass production and consumption of animals. The term ‘pescetarian’ derives from an Italian word ’pesce’, which means fish. People who prefer eating vegetarian foods, but also include aquatic animals as a part of their regular diet are known as pescetarians. In some parts of the world, they are also called pesco-vegetarians. These … Read More

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Healthy Eating For You & Your Family

Eating healthy cannot only be scary but difficult when you are accustomed to eating fast food, GMO’s and saturated fats. Your body has become accustomed to these fats, salts and sugars so when you eat healthy your body and taste buds may not recognize the fresh organic vegetables and herbs that are now entering your body. Your body deserves to eat clean so it can stay healthy for as long … Read More

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How a Change In Nutrition Labels Could Change the Over-Eating and Obesity Epidemic

Protect Yourself from Foods You Think Are Healthy

Most Americans eat far too much food, a trend that has helped feed an obesity epidemic that shows no sign of ending. Nutrition experts have blamed any number of factors. But a crucial ingredient in how people decide what to eat, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Marketing Research, could be how foods — both healthy and unhealthy — are presented in stores. The study, co-authored by Boston College assistant marketing professor Hristina … Read More

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