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Best and Worst Food at Subway

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Subway is one of the largest chain restaurant in the world. Chances are, you have probably eaten at Subway. If you are going to eat at Subway, I think it’s important to know which foods are the best or the worst. Best Food at Subway The salad  listed below is the best choice at Subway since the bread they use (even the 9 grain!) has over 50 ingredients that are not good for you (read my final thoughts below). However, I thought I’d at least provide the best sandwich that Subway has to offer. Both don’t have meat or cheese because trust me…you don’t want to have Subway’s meats or cheeses (again, read my final thoughts below in the final paragraph). Veggie Delite® Salad Calories: 50 Total Fat: 1 gm Protein: 3 gm Sodium: 80 mg Carbohydrates: 9 gm Fiber: 4 gm Sugar:...

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Digestion: Processed vs. Whole Foods

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Have you ever wondered what it takes for your body to digest your food? Maybe not, but I think that you should consider watching this short video clip. It will show how your body digests your food, and specifically the differences between processed food (Chicken Top Ramen, Blue Gatorade and Gummi Bears) versus Whole Foods (Hibiscus Gatorade, Homemade Chicken Stock and Noodles, Pomegranate/Cherry Juice Gummi Bears). The meals are comparable, but very different when it comes to food quality and health. Feel free to follow us, however you like: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Winner of The Clean Plates Cookbook!

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Winners | 0 comments

Congratulations Life of a Las Vegas Mom! Our lucky reader just won a copy of the book The Clean Plates Cookbook by Jared Koch and Jill Silverman Hough! Thank you everyone for participating! We will have many more opportunities for you to win something, so stay tuned… Winner’s next steps: Watch for our email! It will come from Twinkie(at)SkinnyTwinkie(dot)com, and we will need you to provide us with your mailing address so we can have your prize sent directly to you. If you do not reply back to us within 48 hours after our email, we will have to choose another winner. Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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All Natural Lip Exfoliator

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Beauty | 0 comments

All Natural Lip Exfoliator  Here’s an all natural – yet simple and effective – way to treat your lips after a long Winter. Feel free to follow us, however you like: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Win a Copy of The Clean Plates Cookbook!

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Giveaways | 0 comments

Win it! One lucky reader of ours will win a copy of The Clean Plates Cookbook by Jared Koch and Jill Silverman Hough (Total Value of $20.00). The Clean Plates Cookbook The Clean Plates Cookbook offers sensible, sustainable, and healthful home cooking for anyone interested in integrating good foods into their lives. It shows readers how to shop for the best ingredients no matter what their diet (omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans can all “eat clean”) and how to prepare food that’s simple and delicious. Tips and inspiration from chefs and nutrition experts appear throughout the book, and the invaluable resources section breaks down the recipes by category and offers more of his clear and useful shopping guides. Clean eating is anything but boring: recipes cover beverages, breakfasts, snacks, inventive entrées, and desserts with things like Quinoa Carrot Muffins, Cracked Wheat Sushi,Wild Mushroom...

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Fascinating Facts About the Human Heart

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Health | 0 comments

The heart is one of the most complex parts of the human body. Do you know how it works? Do you know how many times it beats in a day, or how much blood it pumps in a lifetime? Of all the muscles inside your body, it’s the one that does the most physical work throughout your life. Check out this infographic that shows the Fascinating Facts About the Human Heart! Feel free to share this infographic with your friends and loved ones! IFeel free to follow us, however you like: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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