Category: Nutrition

Season Change

Season Change

Photography by Rebekah Burder for Honeysuckle Life. As you can see from the photo above, we are both fully off Paleo, and I can’t say that I’m all that concerned. While today’s lunch is a dairy and grain filled quiche,…

One Step At A Time

One Step At A Time

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Yesterday was the end of our six-week paleo challenge (inspired by Paleo Plan), and I’m happy to report that we did great for the first three weeks and then not so great for the last three. We…

Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits

Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits

We’ve officially started a Paleo Challenge. After a month long holiday bender, our bodies are feeling it if not showing it. Running 20 miles a week tends to prevent weight gain, even while ingesting multiple Cokes per day and every sweet…

Oh, Sugar, Sugar

Oh, Sugar, Sugar

A few weeks ago, Frank and I realized that counting calories, while important to keep our weight under control, wasn’t working for healthy living. Despite running more than ten miles each week, we weren’t losing anymore weight, specifically around the…

Tip #18

“Students who eat breakfast consistently perform better than those who don’t.” But make it healthy. Overeating calories makes concentrating harder. –Source

Japanese Banana Diet Results

Cost Breakdown – We spent about $40 on fruit and vegetables for five days. And another $40 on other supplies like bread, tuna, dressing, etc. Results – No dramatic weight loss. In fact, my weight went up the day after…

Japanese Banana Diet

I love bananas. I think they’re the perfect fruit, and will defend them to the death. My husband thinks they are the death of a low calorie diet because they are dense in calories. Combine a conversation where my father-in-law…

Tip #12

Sit outside with your arms and legs exposed to the sun for 15 minutes every other day. Your body will be filled with Vitamin D, something that is hard to get enough of with regular diet, lifting your mood and…

Toasted Tomato Comfort

Toasted Tomato Comfort

What is it about a simple tomato sandwich with cheddar cheese on the side? It has the ability to comfort and sustain, much like my grandmother who taught my mom its value, who then passed it on to me. I’m…

10 Small Steps to Getting or Staying Skinny

Lose the soda (even the diet) and guzzle the water:  It’s the most basic of health tips and the quickest way to see changes in your weight and waistline. The simple fact is that sodas, even diet, are horrible for…

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The Health Benefits of Antioxidants

You may have noticed a focus on antioxidants when nutrition experts and authors make the talk show rounds. Or seen “High in Antioxidants!!!” on packaging in the grocery store. But what you may not know is why antioxidants are important….

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