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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Our Favorite Food Trend Predictions for 2017

The start of a new year always brings talk of trends. While there are plenty of worthy food trend lists, one that caught my eye is the National Restaurant Association list, which is created by polling 1,300 chefs. Who better to tell us what’s going to be “in” this year than the people who spend their lives dedicated to cooking? On the other hand, it’s people like you who make foods trendy by sharing recipes and pictures with your… Read more »

6 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Actually Be Making

A new year brings a fresh start, which is why over 40% of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions. But despite all their good intentions, only 8% will keep their resolutions. Here’s why those resolutions fail, and how to make better goals that you can actually achieve.… Read more »

What Type of Buffet Enthusiast Are You?

Happy National Buffet Day! Yes, today is a “holiday” dedicated to eating as much as you feel like from a huge table of options. Where did the day come from? Who’s behind it? All those questions and more are swirling around my head. And if you were to declare a day National Buffet Day, would you put it so … Read more »

How to See the Light if you Suffer from SAD

During the winter months dwindling daylight and cold temperatures can make you want to curl up into a ball and sleep for extended periods of time. These feelings, however, can signal something more than just longing for warmer weather. According to Mental Health America Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects half a million… Read more »

How to Regift Graciously

Regifting is a touchy subject. Some frown upon it, some embrace it. I say if you can do it gracefully and you’re not hurting anyone’s feelings, there’s nothing wrong with passing something along to be enjoyed more wholeheartedly by another person. Here are some tips to follow if you want to regift like a pro:… Read more »

Staying Motivated During the Holidays

It doesn’t take a genius to realize that the holidays can be tough if you’re trying to eat healthy and stick to a workout plan. Cookies at the office, Christmas cake at home, multi-course dinners with the extended family. What can you do to stay motivated and stick to your schedule when there’s so much… Read more »

6 Athletes Who Know Their Way Around the Kitchen

It takes commitment to be a competitive athlete. And it’s more than just training—athletes hoping to end up on the podium or with a PB must also focus on what they do when they’re not performing. Proper rest and recovery time is essential. So is maintaining daily eating habits that ensure they have enough of the nutrients they need to … Read more »