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10 Simple Tips for an Awesome Zoom 4th of July Party

10 Simple Tips for an Awesome Zoom 4th of July Party

Just because you're practicing physical distancing this 4th of July, doesn't mean you can't make it a night to remember.  Why not gather all of your nearest and dearest and host a Zoom 4th of July party to celebrate in style? Even if you live alone: get dressed up, create an awesome playlist and decorate your home as you usually would.  Over the past few months, we've discovered that you can create a fantastic atmosphere and have just as much fun remotely as you would in person. You could even prepare delicious keto, paleo or vegan snacks and match them...

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Low Carb Drinking: The Complete Guide to Keto Alcohol and Ketosis

Low Carb Drinking: The Complete Guide to Keto Alcohol and Ketosis

Not only is eating Keto both easy and delicious, but it's also one of the healthiest and easiest ways to lose weight and keep it off. Doctors are even recommending Keto to help combat everything from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) to metabolic disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. The Keto diet also improves mental clarity and cognitive function.  As if that weren't enough, you can even drink alcohol on the Keto diet! Don't reach for that margarita quite yet, though. Smart keto alcohol consumption means knowing which types of alcohol to drink and which to avoid.  Happily, Smartvine has your back. We've...

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Quit Sugar for Good: A How-To Guide for Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

Quit Sugar for Good: A How-To Guide for Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

Sugar doesn't just taste good. It can turn into a real addiction—as real as a drug or alcohol addiction. The average American consumes 32 tsps of sugar every single day, while the World Health Organisation recommends women stick to just 6 tsps per day. This means most people are eating over five times the recommended amount of sugar every day.  But just because you have a sugar addiction doesn't mean you're stuck with it. We've put together this guide to help you spot the subtle signs of sugar addiction, and how you can start to cure yourself. Let's get started!...

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Paleo Wine: How to Drink Wine on a Paleo Diet

Paleo Wine: How to Drink Wine on a Paleo Diet

More and more Americans are adopting the paleo diet for nutrition and weight loss. Are you one of them? This back-to-basics way of eating promotes a diet full of nutrient-dense whole fresh foods and restricts highly processed options loaded with sugar and unhealthy fats. So, it's easy to see why so many people find it effective and easy to follow.   If you're already on a paleo or diet or planning to make the switch, you might be worried about skipping out on some specific treats like alcohol. Worry not! With options like paleo wine, you can still have a drink...

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Welcome to Sugar junky Rehab!

Welcome to Sugar junky Rehab!

The typical American now swallows 32tsps of sugar every 24hrs.The World Health Organization recently released guidelines urging women to stay under 6tsps per day, that’s 1 slice of bread!To gain some perspective on how out of control 32tsps per day is, our earliest ancestors only downed about 20tsps per year!That means that, today, the average woman eats 130lbs-almost her entire weight-of sugar every year.Consuming 130lbs of added sugar a year adds up! Research shows that sugar packs on belly fat, raises triglycerides, promotes inflammation, high blood pressure, diabetes, early onset of Alzheimer’s, even premature wrinkles!We are sweetening ourselves sick yet...

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