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Why breakfast remains the most important meal of the day.

Why breakfast remains the most important meal of the day.

Breakfast is commonly known as ‘the most important meal of the day’, and we are going to look into the reasons. When you wake up in the morning, you may have not eaten for up to 12 consecutive hours! Breakfast, as the name suggests, breaks the overnight fasting period. When breaking the fast, your body gets the glucose it needs to boost energy levels, while providing essential nutrients to keep your metabolism up for the day. Eating breakfast also prevents fluctuations in your blood glucose levels, which helps control your appetite throughout the day. Here are some of our favorite Eat Clean breakfasts! APPLE CINNAMON OATS SAVORY...

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The importance of wholesome snacking.

The importance of wholesome snacking.

Many of us keep asking ourselves - are snacks good or bad for you? First of all let's define what a snack really is. A snack is any food eaten between your main meals of the day. Most individuals snack at least once a day, while others tend to snack many more times during the course of their day. The main reason for snacking is due to hunger between meals or a dip in energy levels throughout the day. Overall, snacks can do great things for your body, if they consist of wholesome and nutritious ingredients! However one should limit snacks that are extremely high...

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Your smartphone and your mental health.

Your smartphone and your mental health.

“I spend way too much time on my phone.” This phrase is common in our hyper-connected world. On average, people spend 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on their phones, with most checking their mobile devices 58 times a day. The compulsion to check notifications and feeds often comes from the notion that if we don’t do this, we’re missing out. Unfortunately, this mindset has contributed to increased cases of depression, anxiety, and stress, particularly among millennials. According to studies, social media can leave individuals in negative moods and adversely affect their mental health. Despite the unpleasant consequences, many...

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How to manage work-life balance.

How to manage work-life balance.

The importance of work-life balance is often at the bottom of our priority list of things to improve in our lives. We often get carried away in our daily fast paced routine and forget the key pillars for a balanced and happy life.   1. Prioritize your health. The first thing to do, is to acknowledge that your overall physical, emotional and mental health should be your main concern. Once you're ready to make this your primary goal, you'll be ready to start incorporating a daily action plan.   2. Don't be afraid to unplug. Disconnecting from the outside world allows...

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