Tag: diet



Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … Continue reading

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More Protein, Less Refined Starch

You want to lose weight, but are so confused by all of the information out there. Is it really calories in and calories out? Does the type of food you choose make a difference? Well, a newer study hopes to … Continue reading

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The TV Diet

When you think of things that go together, what comes to mind? Fred and Wilma, Lucy and Ethel, cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly. What about watching TV and snacking? Are we right? When you sit down at night … Continue reading

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Socca Roasted Veggie Pizza {Gluten-free}

Are you looking for a quick, healthy, and tasty meal? Pizza is a tried and true favorite for men and women and kids of all ages.¬†With the right crust and the right toppings (veggies, part-skim mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, tomato … Continue reading

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Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Top 10 Red Foods

Since we are focusing on the heart this month, we thought that it would be fun to spotlight the top ten red foods that promote heart health (and are delicious, too!). Strawberries Raspberries Pomegranate Tomatoes Watermelon Beets Bell Pepper Red … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month

Did you know that every 60 seconds a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, or friend dies from a stroke, heart attack, or other form of heart disease? Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So, what can you … Continue reading

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New Year, New Look, New You

We here at U Rock Girl believe that the start of a new year carries with it such symbolism – a new year means it’s time for a new look and time to see what changes you want to make … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Healthy Eating Guidelines

Want to go “vegetarian”? First, you need to figure out what kind of vegetarian you want to become:

  • Lacto-ovo: Eats dairy and eggs, but no other animal products
  • Lacto: Eats dairy, but no eggs or other animal foods
  • Ovo: Eats eggs, but no dairy or other animal foods
  • Pescatarian: Eats fish, possibly dairy and/or eggs, but no other animal foods
  • Flexitarian: A vegetarian who occasionally eats meat
  • Vegan: No meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs, or honey

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