Looking Ahead With Lauren: We’re Eating Crap and Feeling Like It Too

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I would say in the past few years or so I’ve been more interested in health, wellness and healthy living. In my spare time, I love looking up information on clean eating and living a healthy life. Growing up, I never really thought about or realized all the nasty chemicals that go into the foods […]

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food – LONG but GREAT!

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On the evening of April 8, 1999, a long line of Town Cars and taxis pulled up to the Minneapolis headquarters of Pillsbury and discharged 11 men who controlled America’s largest food companies. Nestlé was in attendance, as were Kraft and Nabisco, General Mills and Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola and Mars. Rivals any other day, […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Changing Eating Habits One Step at a Time

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For a while now, I’ve been wanting to eat a lot healthier and cut out junk and processed foods. Most of you know how difficult it is! While I am not quite there yet (Girl Scout cookies keep calling my name!) I was thinking about something today. Although I am thin and cannot eat too […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: The No Junk Food Challenge

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Anyone else have a enormous sweet tooth? I sure do! It has been especially active since Halloween when there are goodies and treats everywhere, not to mention I’ve been baking a ton for various occasions. So I decided I need to give myself a challenge! I found this on Pinterest (of course) and though it […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Change is Hard!

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I don’t know about you, but I grew up with the mantra, “If you eat your vegetables, you get dessert!” I often feel as if I deserve a dessert after every meal. It is a funny thing… thinking you deserve all of that sweet sugary sabotage after you eat a healthy (or even worse, unhealthy) […]

Why You Can’t Eat Healthier

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Most people have a hard time moving to a healthier diet, and they don’t understand what’s going on. I was one of those people: 70 lbs. heavier and addicted to junk food, I would often tell myself that I’m going to start a diet, and even buy a bunch of new food, only to find […]

I Want To Be Fit For My Future – Do You?

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I always talk about goals I want to make to be healthier but never seem to get around to them. I always marvel at blogs of healthy and fit girls that just seem to glow with happiness. I start to eat healthier or work out more for a few days then always end up getting […]