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10 Pinterest Accounts to Follow for Healthy Living Ideas

Pinterest.comFollow these boards on Pinterest for healthy living recipes and ideas. doesn’t just offer decorating and makeup tips. It’s also a good source of information about healthy living. Here we’ve listed for you our favorite Pinterest boards for healthy living tips, recipes and workout plans – all designed to help you stay healthy.

Healthy Snack Food Recipes

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to boring snacks. The Healthy Snack Food Recipes board features plenty of snacks not only good for you but also tasty. Whip up a batch of Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Sliders, munch on Mediterranean-Style Nachos with Grain-Free Pita Chips, or indulge your sweet tooth with the Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars with Sea Salt.

Healthy Food That Looks Good

Eating is a visual experience. One researcher discovered the way foods look can make you “see” the flavors before you even take one bite. TexasDogMom has pinned a variety of mouth-watering, healthy foods on the Healthy Food That Looks Good board. Recipes like Blackened Shrimp with Asparagus and Avocado Salad and Turkey Cutlets with Parmesan Crust offer all the visual appeal you need to begin a healthier lifestyle.

Check out the great images on Pinterest boards for healthy living ideas.

Healthy Comfort Food

Do you want to embrace a healthier lifestyle but hate the thought of giving up the comfort foods you enjoy? The Healthy Comfort Food board offers new takes on old favorites. Love biting into a burger? Instead of frying up a hamburger, try a Juicy Lucy Turkey Burger or Sweet Potato Veggie Burger. The Pinterest food board offers lower-calorie, healthier alternatives for many of your favorite recipes, including quiche, eggs Benedict and lasagne.

Pregnancy Nutrition

Establishing healthy prenatal habits is essential to your baby’s health. The Pregnancy Nutrition board offers recipes and information helping you make the best food choices during pregnancy, including “21 Health Snack Ideas for Pregnant Mamas” or “10 Pregnancy Power Foods.”

Healthy Desserts

Resisting desserts can be challenging when you begin following a healthier lifestyle. Luckily, you don’t have to give up desserts completely. The Healthy Desserts Pinterest board offers a variety of tasty recipes to entice your sweet tooth. Try the One-Minute, Sugar-Free Brownie, Fresh Fruit Dessert Pizza or Blueberry Frozen Yogurt to satisfy those dessert cravings.

Organic Gardens Network

To ensure the fruits and vegetables you eat are healthy, fresh and pesticide free, consider growing them yourself. The pins on the Organic Gardens Network offer plenty of tips for growing organic produce, whether you plan to start a container garden or have a large garden plot. Would you like to use organic produce but don’t have the time to garden? Visit one of the many farmers’ markets offering seasonal produce in the Raleigh/Durham area.

Fitness Inspiration

Starting a new healthy eating plan or workout regime is easy. Sticking to your decision is the hard part. The Fitness Inspiration Board offers support and encouragement with fitness memes, checklists and tips.

Workout Plans

It’s easy to get into a rut when you exercise. If your fitness routine no longer produces the results you want, or you’re bored with your current routine, take a look at the Workout Plans Pinterest board. The board offers a variety of plans targeting problem areas and increasing your enjoyment of working out.

Yoga

Yoga offers many fitness and health benefits. It increases muscles strength and flexibility, balances your metabolism, improves heart health and respiration, and decreases stress. Stay healthy and flexible by trying a few of the poses on the Pinterest Yoga board.

Weightlifting Workouts

Strength training is an important part of any workout plan. Not only does it build strong muscles and bones, it also decreases your risk of developing osteoporosis. The Weightlifting Workouts board offers tips and exercises to keep your body strong.

Need a little expert advice about the best ways to improve your diet? With the help of the registered dietitians at Lifestyle Medical Center, you can create a plan for a healthier lifestyle.

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Sources:

Healthy Snack Food Recipes

https://www.pinterest.com/tastyyummies/healthy-snack-food-recipes/

Healthy Comfort Food

https://www.pinterest.com/thekitchn/healthy-comfort-food/

Healthy Food That Looks Good

https://www.pinterest.com/texasdogmom/recipes-healthy-food-that-looks-good/

Pregnancy Nutrition

https://www.pinterest.com/mummytrainer/pregnancy-nutrition/

Healthy Desserts

https://www.pinterest.com/maryeaflaherty/healthy-desserts/

Organic Gardens Network

https://www.pinterest.com/1organicgardens/

Fitness Inspiration Board

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/fitness-inspiration-boards/

Workout Plans

https://www.pinterest.com/dreanm91/workout-plans/

Yoga

https://www.pinterest.com/ynspiration/yoga/

Weightlifting Workouts

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/weight-lifting-workouts/

National Geographic: What You See is What You Taste

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/12/what-you-see-is-what-you-taste-says-scientist/

American Osteopathic Association: The Benefits of Yoga

http://www.osteopathic.org/osteopathic-health/about-your-health/health-conditions-library/general-health/Pages/yoga.aspx

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