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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

What the Heck is Couscous?

While most people think of couscous as part of the grain family, it is technically a teeny tiny pasta made with semolina wheat. It’s a staple in North African cuisine, often served with a hearty stew spooned on top. Because of its small grain it cooks very quickly, making it an almost … Read more »

6 Nutrition & Fitness Myths Debunked

There is a lot of confusion out there when it comes to nutrition and exercise. Here are the six nutrition and fitness myths that I hear most frequently. … Read more »

Spicy food is super good for you… or is it?

I’ve always been a wimp when it comes to spice. Hot sauce? Sriracha? No thank you. But I started to change my tune a few years ago and began experimenting with small amounts of the spicy stuff. Turns out, the heat does more than just boost flavor – it may actually have some health benefits. Like many things, there are both pros and cons to eating spicy foods. Consider the good and … Read more »

Five Trendy Condiments You Should Snag Immediately!

When it comes to stocking your fridge with condiments, look beyond the usual suspects. Ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, and jelly, are all must-haves, but not so useful for jazzing up easy weeknight meals. A unique condiment or two is all it takes to turn a simple recipe into a gourmet creation. Trendy new condiments are great for getting you out of a meal rut – those go-to recipes… Read more »

Which Food on a Stick Are You? (QUIZ)

Whoever invented the practice of consuming food on a stick was one of the greatest minds of our time. So convenient. So tasty. So many options! Are you a food-on-a-stick aficionado? Take this quiz to find out which one you would be if you were reincarnated as a consumable on a skewer.… Read more »

Fighting Obesity with Basic Nutrition

Luvo's 3-2-None Philosophy

We are passionate about telling the real story behind the link between preventable health conditions and the food we eat. We believe it should be easier to make good food choices, and we want to empower people to do just that. Nearly 38% of adults meet the criteria for obesity, and if you add the criteria for overweight, the number jumps to 71%. (1) Being overweight or obese puts … Read more »

4 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Supplement

“To supplement or not to supplement?” can be a tricky question. The FDA defines a dietary supplement as “a product intended for ingestion that contains a ‘dietary ingredient’ intended to add further nutritional value to (supplement) the diet.” But, how do you know if you need further nutritional value added to your diet? And how … Read more »