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Beginner's Guide to Going Keto

There's no denying the keto diet is one of the most popular dieting trends of the last couple years. Popularized by celebrities and nutritionists alike, the ketogenic, or keto, diet is unique among common regimens. Unlike other low-carbohydrate diets, the keto diet puts healthy fats at the center of your meals. This eating plan essentially involves minimizing carbs and increasing your fat intake to get your body accustomed to using fat for energy, therefore training your body to use its existing body fat for fuel.   With any diet, knowledge and preparation can make a significant difference in your success. Check...

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What Is Expeller-Pressed Oil?

What Is Expeller-Pressed Oil?

Imagine you are at the supermarket trying to grab a few ingredients before having company over for dinner. One of the ingredients you are looking for is oil. You find yourself in the baking aisle looking at a variety of choices with the words "expeller-pressed" and "cold-pressed" on the packaging. At this point, you may be wondering which one to choose and why they are marketed at different price points. There are a few differences in the oil extraction process that makes expeller-pressed oils unique from others. What Does Expeller-Pressed Mean?  Expeller-pressed oil is an oil that has been extracted...

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Sustainable Grocery Shopping Tips

Sustainable Grocery Shopping Tips

As a passionate chef, you pour your creativity and prowess into thoughtfully selected recipes. You care about your ingredients and where they came from, and this mindfulness drives your grocery shopping. Weekly grocery trips provide a great opportunity to scout quality ingredients and practice sustainability in small and large ways. The United Nations defines sustainability as actions that meet present needs without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their needs. You can incorporate sustainability into the ways you shop, the places you shop and the foods you choose. The following are some sustainable grocery shopping tips to help you reduce...

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Benefits of Sunflower Oil for Your Skin

Benefits of Sunflower Oil for Your Skin

Completing a skin care routine can be a relaxing way to take care of yourself during your day. It is important to take special care of your skin, but you may wonder which beauty products are best to use. Countless skin care products are available, and each serves a different purpose. One product you may want to consider adding to your routine is sunflower oil for skin. It provides multiple health benefits and keeps your skin looking beautiful. Learn more about sunflower oil benefits for skin.  What Is Sunflower Oil? Sunflower oil is produced by pressing the seeds of a...

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