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Sun Exposure: 5 Health Benefits to Encourage Outdoor Play Time

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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Sun exposure has been giving a pretty terrifying reputation in recent years, but I am happy to report that living up your outdoor play time actually has some incredible effects on your mind and body. Here are five health benefits of getting some sun exposure: Sun Exposure Provides Vitamin D One of my favorite podcasts […]

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You Have Time to Eat Healthy, But Will You?

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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“Mmmmm, your lunch smells so good and you’re always so healthy! I would love to be like that, but I just don’t have time.” “You have home made dinners every night? You’re my idol! I’d love to be able to cook every day, but I just don’t have time.” “I would eat all the healthy […]

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Take a “Dry Month”

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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As I have mentioned in a few of my previous posts, I was recently out of town on a business trip. The conference I was attending was a fantastic experience in which I was able to reconnect with quite a few business colleagues who I absolutely adore. Some of the best connections happened over a […]

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If you like to drink alcohol, read this post with caution

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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I would like to start by affirming that I like to drink alcohol. Quite a bit actually – I am a pretty big fan of beer and red wine. I probably drink more than I should, especially for someone who claims to be as health conscious as I do. If I’m being honest, when it […]

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I accidentally fell victim to “the weekend challenge.”

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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“What is the weekend challenge?” you may be wondering. I just made it up. And I find it very convincing! I have been a quite healthy eater for a few years now, and with the start of this site (even the idea of this site, not even, necessarily, the building of it) I have stepped […]