Writing by Resty

Freelance Writer and Web Developer

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New Blog Direction, More Content

Hey Readers!

Since starting my blog back in December of 2015, I’ve definitely been busy. I haven’t quite reached my blogging goals—not by far—but I’ve learned a lot.

On the bright side, I’ve discovered lots of very good blogs and found inspiration reading countless posts. I’ve also found a job writing at a website marketing company, so I haven’t entirely been unproductive since graduating with my Bachelors of Arts in Literature and Writing. Now that I’m older, one thing is for certain: I want to be an independent business owner and work on the road.

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January goals: reading, health and finance

larm-rmah-151478Here’s my monthly update nine days late!

At the beginning of the month, I like to set attainable, measurable goals that I can track throughout the month. I also categorize those goals to focus on one area at a time when the time comes to handle those tasks.

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A quick and easy guide to understanding dietary fiber

jennifer-pallian-146555With all the focus on calorie intake in fitness, it can be easy to forget about making sure you’re getting enough fiber in your diet. Good fiber intake can cause weight loss and improve overall health.

Fibers are the edible part of a plant cell wall and a form of carbohydrate essential in digestion. A gram of fiber contains four calories, but isn’t broken down by the body and used for energy, so it can’t contribute to storing fat. Rather, both insoluble and soluble fiber aid digestion by moving product through the body and slowing down the digestive process. We’ll get to more of why slowing digestion is important a little later.

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Easy-to-pack vegan snacks for school and work

cristina-gottardi-105347.jpgA challenge many people face when taking the dive into veganism is keeping their hunger satiated throughout the day. Snacks can be essential in helping individuals keep their appetite tamed while sticking to their plan for eating healthier and promoting a better life for the planet.

Packing Healthy on the Go

Snacks are small portions of food eaten in between meals to keep your blood sugar regulated and your body continuing to maintain a steady stream of energy. Some don’t need snacks, but for those like me, I CRAVE them. I eat snacks before working out, before setting off on a run and when getting ready to write.

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Celebrating 100 Subscribers on my health and lifestyle blog, veganism and growth

seven-sisters-1462388_1920.jpgI just hit 100 subscribers. This marks a pivotal landmark in my blogging life. I’ve been blogging for about three years now, but it hasn’t been until recently that I’ve really picked up the pace and stayed dedicated to this creative outlet. I’ve grown a lot from when I first started, and here’s to looking forward to growing my readership another 100.

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Five facts about oats, a staple in any diet

foodiesfeed.com_oatmeal-with-chia-seeds-banana-and-walnutsIt has become a common belief that oats promote a healthy heart, which makes this one of the best foods anyone can implement into their diet. Here are a few facts about this wonderful food that make this a staple in any diet.

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Five vegan-friendly snacks for back to school

 

toa-heftiba-134310During the semester, finding vegan-friendly options in between classes while on a student’s budget can be difficult. Keeping a healthy vegan diet that maintains brain function through several lectures takes premeditation. Planning and preparing snacks for the upcoming week can help you stay focused and engaged in class longer, improving your grades and helping you become a better student. Here are five of my go-to snacks that are vegan-friendly and help me stay energized throughout the day and maintain focus when I need it most.

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Super food turmeric decreases recovery time and improves immunity

turmeric-2344157_1920Curcumin longa root, the best food to include into your diet

Ailing from a sports injury? Looking to boost your immunity and defense against heart disease, breast cancer, colon cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and many other health issues? Turmeric could be the single most powerful root vegetation to deliver on these promises and improve your overall health. 

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Why beginning vegans need to find their favorite food

Healthy is HappyMany people avoid going vegan because they fear they won’t find enough food to eat to feel satiated. Instead of acting in fear of this idea, embrace it. Eating fish, eggs, and dairy products serve as a crutch in a person’s diet, preventing individuals from exploring other foods and flavors found in fruits, vegetables, and legumes. What first started out as an experiment for me has now become a lifestyle I couldn’t imagine myself without.

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Five Vegan Food Groups for Transitioning Beginners

5 Vegan Food Groups-2These Food Groups will Help You Go Vegan

So you want to go vegan, but you don’t know where to start.

When I first became interested in changing my diet four years ago, I read a book that changed the way I looked at how to look for food. “Main Street Vegan” by Victoria Moran gives beginners an entire run down to start out as a vegan. However, you don’t have to go through the entire book to start. 

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