How do I eat healthy on a budget?


HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – As we get closer to summer and the world starts opening up again, many people are looking to get fit and in shape in an affordable way.

“Summer is getting closer and people want to look good so they can wear their short pants and hit the beach and it’s harder in the summer than in the winter, self-consciously, to stay fit,” says resident Scotty Gaspard.

Another resident, Neil Oftuf, says he can imagine people want to get fit for outdoor activities, but even more “…there’s just a

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How to Become a Vegetarian (or Eat Less Meat)


I have some personal news: I went vegan about three or four months ago. Considering that I’ve written thousands of words about how much I love tofu and black bean burgers, this “news” is hardly shocking, but with meat discourse reaching furious new heights (or depths?) every day, it seemed too relevant not to share.

To be honest, this has been a long time coming. I’ve never been morally or ethically opposed to eating animals—I’m still not—but capitalism is another story, and at this point there’s no separating the two. You don’t need me to tell you

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How to eat a plant-based diet


Plant-based diets are becoming more popular — here’s how do start one.

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When it comes to healthy eating, vegan and vegetarian diets can look pretty restrictive. Nixing all or most animal-based products from your diet (while potentially more sustainable) can feel really depriving if you’re used to having meat, cheese or eggs on a daily basis. 

If you’re looking to reap some of the health benefits that can come from a more restrictive plan like veganism (like lower inflammation levels, for example) good news: you don’t have to give up all of your favorite foods.

Plant-based eating,

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Are Eggs Vegetarian? – Can Vegetarians Eat Eggs?

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Ask 10 people if eating eggs is okay if you’re following a vegetarian diet and you’re liable to get a mix of different answers. That’s because not everyone defines “vegetarian” the same way, and people choose to eat vegetarian — however they define it — for different reasons, which dictates what they feel good about putting into their mouths.

“I’m going to give you the favorite answer of all dietitians — it depends,” says Manju Karkare, MS RDN LDN, a registered dietician in North Carolina. “It depends on the person and their beliefs and lifestyle,

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How to eat healthy food every day but still indulge in your favourite treats


WHEN it comes to healthy eating, choice is everything.

We all love to indulge in a takeaway or sweet treat once in a while but it’s important not to feel too guilty about our sweet cravings. 

Tamara Willner nutritionist at NHS-backed healthy eating plan Second Nature reveals how to eat the things you love while staying healthy


Tamara Willner nutritionist at NHS-backed healthy eating plan Second Nature reveals how to eat the things you love while staying healthyCredit: secondnature

A healthy lifestyle should be easy, practical, tasty and non-restrictive! 

As long as you follow an enjoyable healthy balanced diet every day, it’s okay to indulge in your favourite treats in moderation.

Tamara Willner nutritionist at NHS-backed healthy eating plan

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