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89 Simple Swaps That Could Change Your Life

89 Simple Swaps That Could Change Your Life
Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided to go all out and provide 89 “this for that’s,” so there are no excuses when it comes to making healthier choices! Fitness 1. Planks for Crunches OK have we said this enough? 2. Congrats on that 26.2-mile marathon. 3. In a perfect, outdoor world, flat roads rarely exist. 4. Trash that Cosmo-reading elliptical routine and surprise the body with a fun, calorie-burning cardio session. 5. Stretching out cold muscles could lead to injury. 6. We know that barbell looks tempting. 7. How often does someone complain about having to sit in a cubicle all day? 8. Okay, we get it. 9. Falling asleep at the wheel? 10. Skip the big machines (they’re sweaty anyway) and go for the little guys—free weights are more versatile and allow for a full range of motion in the joints. 11. Isolating muscles is so 2012. 12. Forget staying seated to work out the legs. 13.

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15 healthy dessert recipes for a sugar fix Sometimes, you just crave something sweet. There's nothing wrong with that, but it's all about what kind of sugar you eat. Unrefined sugar is the best kind – natural and unprocessed. White sugar has been over-processed and contains little nutritional value; it can stimulate your appetite, cause high or low blood sugar and dips in energy. Natural sugars such as agave nectar, stevia and sugar from fruits are a far healthier choice. We've come up with a pretty foolproof list of vegan desserts packed with natural sugars, fibre and vitamins that are perfect anytime your sweet tooth is calling.

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5 healthy ways to satisfy your sweet tooth Whether it's a late night craving or a bit of workday stress, having a sweet tooth can be a struggle if you're trying to keep a healthy diet. While a few treats here and there won't completely derail your healthy eating efforts, they aren't something you should have every day. If your need for sweet treats seems like it's too much to overcome, consider swapping the sugar for one of these healthier alternatives. Banana "ice cream" and frozen yogurt buttons

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