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Healthy eating is a lifestyle that more and more people are finally subscribing to. …And corporations are totally taking advantage of it! Strolling the aisles of your favorite grocery store, you’ll pass innumerable products that label themselves as “health food”, doing their best to capitalize on this noble trend. We can all be a bit skeptical of ‘to-good-to-be-true’ advertising (rightfully so!), and food companies should not be exempt from our suspicions. While the FDA does have rules in place to protect consumers, food corporations can stretch the rules to their limits in order to satisfy certain ideals. So, for the common consumer, how do we know if a “health food” is actually that? Let’s take a look at a few products that you should be choosy with: Granola Bars: Often viewed as nutritious on-the-go snacks, granola bars are easy to stuff in a desk drawer or a backpack for a…

Happy 2018, Nashville! If you’re anything like me, you’re using the New Year to get back on track with some goals that you lost track of in 2017. Whether your goals are relational, financial, or habitual, I know they can be hard to accomplish! Some of the most popular new year’s resolutions revolve around the very general goal of “getting healthy”. These kinds of goals are some of the most difficult to keep. That’s because they require a lifestyle change. In addition to tweaking a routine or habit, health-based resolutions mean changing one’s mindset. Going into 2018, The Urban Juicer is even more excited about and committed to our mission of “Making Healthy Easy” for the Nashville community. By providing delicious and nutritious meals in a quick and friendly way, we’re striving to take the burden out of living healthy. Further…since we recognize that nutritious eating is just one piece…