Being healthy is...always a thing. It's hard at the start but once you've got a routine going along with daily bites that compliment your taste buds, you're all set! Sure, we all love to binge on pizza and beer, but the best trend of all this year is about eating right. It's time to kick obesity to the curb and we've rounded up some of the healthiest and tastiest ways to do it!
Health Warrior Chia Bars: This small snack bar will change your life. Chia Bars are 100% natural, nutrient-rich and are about 100 calories each. They are packed with the ultimate superfood you've never heard of called Chia. Believe it or not, chia seeds have more omega 3 fatty acids than salmon, more fiber than oatmeal, more protein than tofu, more calcium than milk, and more magnesium than broccoli. Yea, I bet you wish you'd heard of this powerful little seed sooner. The vegan, dairy and soy-free bars come in multiple flavors, including Acai Berry, Coconut, and Chocolate Peanut Butter. You can purchase a box of chia bars here for $23.50.
Tea of a Kind: This tea is truly one of a kind. Apart from being 100% natural and only 20 calories per bottle, this tea also uses a unique Gizmo Closure and Delivery System that safely stores the natural flavors, brewed tea, and antioxidants away in a pressurized nitrogen chamber cap, keeping them fresh from UV light, oxidation, and other harmful conditions without the use of chemical perservatives. Once you twist open the cap, the ingredients burst into the bottle and self-mix, ready for you to drink it up. The delicious and refreshing teas come in flavors such as Peach Ginger Black Tea, Citrus Mint Green Tea, and Pomegranate Acai White Tea. You can purchase a case of Tea of a Kind here for $29.95.
The Ranch Granola: The Ranch at Live Oak/Malibu is a no-options fitness program and with a big focus on nutrition, it's only right that they offer delicious snacks that are also good for you. The Ranch makes their own granola, which is so tasty, they now sell it online. Made from all organic ingredients, including oats, nuts, and fruit, the snack is low in fat and sodium. You can purchase a bag for $26 here with no need to feel guilty.
Runa Tea: This unique tea uses a native Amazonian tree leaf called guayasa, which contains as much caffeine as a cup of coffee and twice the antioxidants of green tea. The company owns the world's only guayasa processing facility, located in Ecuador, which helps the indigenous farmers through fair trade principals. Guayasa is known to have many health benefits, including immune support, digestive aid, and appetite suppressant. The tea comes in both bottled and loose tea in delicious flavors such as hibiscus berry, cinnamon lemongrass and mint. Runa Tea ranges in price and can be purchased here.
Harry & David: This company is one of the best and oldest fruit and health food order businesses and it's no mystery why they have been around so long. With the freshest fruits and healthy snack packs, there is a plethora of delectable choices for everyone. For example, this Organic Gift Box ($24.45) comes with six Royal Riviera pears, water crackers, and three types of organic chocolate. Who would say no to something like this?
Hint Fizz: After the huge success of Hint Water, Hint Fizz hit the market as the first and only unsweetened sparkling water. The tasty bubbly is a great alternative to sugary sodas and has zero calories, no sugar, and no artificial flavors or preservatives. It comes in four delicious flavors, such as blackberry and strawberry kiwi. You can purchase Hint Fizz at Whole Food and other specialty retailers for $1.79 a bottle or online here.
Brownie Brittle: Ok, so we can't completely deprive you of sweets, after all, a little bit of chocolate goes a long way. Sheila G's Brownie Brittle is the perfect way to curb your cravings and they clock in at only 120 calories a serving (6 pieces), so you won't pack on the pounds from indulging just a little. This sweet treat comes in three flavors- chocolate chip, traditional walnut, and toffee crunch. You can purchase two packs for just $9.95 here.
Celsius: This is the world's first and only negative calorie drink, that when consumed prior to excercise, will hepl you to burn up to 100 calories or more per serving. It is also shown to boost metabolism, reduce body fat, increase indurance, and provide lasting engergy. Celsius is made of natural ingredients such as green tea, caffeine, ginger, guarana, vitamins, calcium and more, with no artificial flavors or preservatives, and no sugars. This drink is not just another gimmick - studies have proven its results and unline other sports drinks, this one tastes good to boot. It comes in both carbonated and non-carbonated flavors such as wild berry, cola, and green tea raspberry acai. You can purchase a 24-pack for $36 here.