Still drinking soda? You should replace that with water.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

If you're trying to lose weight, or even just eat healthier, one of the first things you need to cut out is that big gulp at the gas station. Fountain drinks can contain up to 49g of added sugar per serving. The worst part about that is that sugar adds a lot of calories but doesn't actually make you feel full.

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Tags: Healthy, water

Why you should weight train and not just do cardio.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

When it comes to exercising and losing weight, everyone has their own idea of what will work best to get rid of that extra body fat. For some time, it has been commonly accepted that if you want to lose fat you do cardio, and if you want to gain muscle you do weight training. While cardio is important for your cardiovascular system, weight training will actually produce a higher caloric burn than straight cardio will.

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Tags: health, weight loss

Looking for a new twist on classic snack favorites? We have what you need!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Feb 09, 2017 @ 07:02 AM

One of the many products we have in our Appleways line is our Mini Vanilla Wafers, and they are great for adding to a variety of classic snacks for some extra flavor and nutrition.

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Tags: Appleways, Vanilla Wafers

If you're still eating processed grains, quit.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Feb 07, 2017 @ 07:02 AM

Carbohydrates are one of our macronutrients, and it's very important to get the right amount and from the right sources. For some time carbs were viewed as bad for our bodies, and"no or low carb diets" were all the craze. 

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Tags: whole grain, processed grains

Have this for breakfast.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Feb 02, 2017 @ 07:02 AM

Breakfast is important, that's something that will likely never change. It's the first meal of the day, and it's a big factor in your energy levels for not only the remainder of the morning, but for the rest of your day.

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Tags: oatmeal, breakfast

Food shopping trends are shifting toward the healthy side.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Jan 31, 2017 @ 07:01 AM


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Tags: Healthy eating, Healthy living

You should eat oatmeal instead of granola - here's why

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Jan 26, 2017 @ 08:01 AM

There's always debate about what's best for you, or what you should eat versus what you should not eat. Granola and granola bars alike have been a popular breakfast item for quite some time, but how good for you is granola really?

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Tags: oatmeal

Simple things you can do right now to shed those extra pounds

Posted by Justin Shaw on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 08:01 AM

We're a few weeks into the new year and that new year motivation some of us had to eat healthy and live better might, must to our chagrin, already be on empty. There's nothing wrong with that, a lot of people try to go too big too quick and expect to see results two weeks in, and that (unfortunately) is just not the case.

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Tags: Healthy eating, Healthy, Healthy living, weight loss

Appleways Crispy Bites now available on Amazon!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 08:01 AM

One of Appleways newest products, our Simply Wholesome Crispy Bites, are now available on Amazon! 

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Tags: Appleways, Amazon, Crispy Bites

Coffee, good for more than just keeping you awake.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

Most of us who work nine to five have a pretty similar morning routine, and that routine more than likely includes your morning cup of Joe. Whether you put yours in a to go cup for your commute, or pour a cup in the breakroom at the office, a fair to large portion of Americans have a cup at some point during their morning.

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Tags: mornings, coffee