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May Flowers Cash Giveaway

DC Healthy Bites, May 7, 2014

Welcome to the $500 May Flowers Cash Giveaway! We all know how eating healthy can become expensive! Just think about all the REAL food you could buy if you had cash on hand. What would you stock up on? Would it be the finest cuts of grass-finished b...
Reduce Food Waste to Save the Planet & Your Wallet

DC Healthy Bites, April 27, 2014

Food is way too delicious and nutritious to waste. Yet 40% of the food the United States produces never reaches our stomachs. That is 20 pounds of food per person every month, amounting to a whopping $165 billion in wasted food dollars every year. Co...
PaleoF(x) Austin 2014 in a Nutshell

DC Healthy Bites, April 16, 2014

Another year, another Christmas in April as health and fitness enthusiasts descended upon Austin for the 2014 PaleoF(x): Ancestral Momentum - Theory to Practice Symposium. This annual symposium is a 3-day event jammed packed with talks, cooking demos...
Guest Post, Lindsay Dahl: The 411 on Toxic Chemicals in Food Packaging

DC Healthy Bites, April 8, 2014

One of the things I like about DC Healthy Bites is their emphasis on eating and cooking whole foods. For many of us, including myself, coming to whole foods is a long and slow journey. It requires learning to cook (even if simple recipes) and the ded...
Pros, Cons & Tips for Seasonal Eating

DC Healthy Bites, March 31, 2014

In today's supermarkets we can obtain virtually any type of food, any time of the year, whenever we want it. Strawberries are shipped in from Mexico in January, grapes from Chile, and asparagus from Peru. Regardless of the season, we expect stores to...
Sitting is the New Smoking

DC Healthy Bites, March 17, 2014

By nature, our bodies are designed to move. Just look at toddlers, you can’t get them to sit still. Yet as adults, most don’t maintain a consistently active lifestyle. A body in motion will stay in motion, while a body at rest will remain at...
March is National Nutrition Month

DC Healthy Bites, March 10, 2014

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month®, the annual nutrition education and information campaign of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics? I love the idea of dedicating one month to this initiative, but really we should never lose sigh...
Guest Post, Emily Newhook: The Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Cutting Out Sugar

DC Healthy Bites, March 4, 2014

It’s no wonder we’re all addicted to sugar. Our ancestors often struggled to meet  their energy needs, an issue that’s largely dissipated as transportation, food and other resources have become more readily available. Unfortunately, many of us...