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3 Things I Want You to Know About Sugar

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3 Things I Want You to Know About Sugar

Sugar, in the form of desserts, candy, and other sweet foods, has become a sort of “forbidden fruit,” in our society. It's tantalizing and sexy, yet also off limits. You can look, but you can’t touch. It’s no wonder phrases like “guilty pleasure” and “sinful” are used to describe a cookie. 

But does sugar really deserve all this hype? Today I'm sharing why research shows the fear of sugar may be more dangerous than sugar itself

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5 Hacks For Hydration

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5 Hacks For Hydration

How do you know if you're getting enough fluids? Girl, I got your back. Today I'm sharing some hydration basics + 5 hacks to help you stay hydrated.

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Don't Eat Like Your Friends

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Don't Eat Like Your Friends

Where would we be without our pals? They’re there for us through all of life’s events: celebrations, losses, graduations, promotions, breakups, marriages, babies, adventures, and more. They’re a shoulder to cry on, a word of encouragement, and they help us live our lives to the fullest. Although you may share similar interests, and even share closets, does this mean you need to share other things, too? How about sharing the same eating habits?

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Can sugar-y foods give me acne?

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Can sugar-y foods give me acne?

“Why do you have polka dots on your face?” -every child I ever babysat. Their honest curiosity always cut to the quick. My pimply skin was not intentional, nor welcome. I did practically everything I could to combat it: washed my face, rarely wore makeup, and tried every mask and cream out there. No matter what I tried, the pimples triumphed. I know I’m not the only one who has experienced similar issues. The American Academy of Dermatology states that 85% of people between the ages of 12 and 24 suffer from acne. While we know that there are many...

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