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10 ​Quick & Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Start Your Day

"They" say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and "they" are right. The benefits of eating breakfast are many and include better weight control, improved mental performance, lower cholesterol, and more endurance when you hit the gym later on in the day. Now, by "breakfast," of course, we don't mean a cream-filled doughnut or a bowl of [...]

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Walking is One of Nature's Best Remedies: Here's How to Get More Steps

A huge body of research shows that moving your body is your best defense against weight gain, a host of diseases, and the ravages of aging. If you think you need a gym membership or an aerobics class to get in your required cardio, think again. As it turns out, walking is one of the best exercises for staying fit.Walking [...]

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​Need Healthier and Low-Sugar Condiments?

We at Simple Girl get very excited about seasonings, spices, dressings, and sauces, especially when they pack a punch of flavor without harmful additives like sugar and other chemicals. We’re here to offer healthier alternatives to the sugary selections at the grocery store, which can cause problems for people with sensitivities as well as ruin a weight-loss plan. Salad DressingsSalad dressing [...]

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​Letting Go of Perfection

It's not easy striving for perfection, and in fact, it's downright distressing, because the fact is, we're all eternally flawed, and nothing is perfect, no matter how hard we try to make it otherwise. When we succumb to our perfectionist tendencies, the result is negative self-talk and black-and-white thinking — I can't do anything right, I'm a failure — and [...]

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​3 Creative Ways to Use Simple Girl Seasonings

Imagine hanging a blank canvas on your wall…pretty dull and boring, right? But slap some paint on that blank canvas, and voila! You've got a work of art to enjoy. The same thing goes with food and spices. Without spices, just about anything you cook up is going to be slightly less-than-satisfying.Spices serve a number of purposes in our food. [...]

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​Power Postures to Make You Feel Stronger

Every once in a while, we need a boost, whether it's a shot of confidence before asking for a raise or a bump of personal power before a presentation. Stretches are a great way to flood yourself with energy and confidence. With just a few small adjustments, you can stretch out muscle groups in the chest, allowing more oxygen [...]

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​4 No Added Sugar Versions of Your Fav Foods

Added sugar is the devil when it comes to your health, especially if you're trying to lose weight. With sugar being added to nearly everything you find pre-packaged on the grocery store shelves, it's a wonder you can find anything to eat that doesn't contain it.Eating food that you prepare at home from whole ingredients is almost always far [...]

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​5 Benefits of Jumping on the Trampoline

Flying into the air with the greatest of ease on a trampoline is fun and exhilarating, but it's also really, really good for you. Trampolines provide the rare opportunity to engage in rebounding exercises, during which you experience a feeling of weightlessness at the top of the jump before you come crashing town with a gravitational force of 4Gs. [...]

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​Product Highlight: Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has numerous health, beauty, and household uses, and you'll be happy to know that Simple Girl now offers our own version of apple cider vinegar. Since many of our readers already swear by this pungent concoction, we figured we would offer our own high-quality version that you can buy when you stock up on your Simple Girl [...]

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​Eating Vegan on a Budget

Veganism is a healthy way to eat. A growing body of research shows that a low-carb, low-sugar, plant-based diet reduces your risk of a large number of devastating diseases and conditions. It's also better for the environment. But going vegan can be expensive if you let it. If you're on a budget but want to try a vegan lifestyle — [...]

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