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Category: diet

Breakfast Recipes, Quick ‘n Healthy

Back to school is upon us and if you’ve got kids, and even if you don’t (think about the increase in traffic), life is about to get a lot busier. Save yourself some time with these make-ahead breakfast ideas. These nutrient-rich recipes are versatile enough that you can adapt and adjust the ingredients with what […]

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Why Meal Prep?

Meal Prep

“What’s for dinner?” This dreaded question has plagued the households of American families for centuries, leading to many arguments and even more phone calls to the local pizza delivery company. How much easier would it be to just open your refrigerator and find a week’s worth of healthy, delicious food that’s fully prepped and ready […]

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Probiotics: Beneficial or Health Fad?

probiotics

When talking about health supplements you often hear about creatine, whey protein, and fish oil just to name a few. But what about probiotics?  You may have heard about them on the Activia commercials but are unsure about what they actually do. Probiotics are live bacteria that can be taken to help restore the balance […]

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Spring Food for Thought

Kale Salad recipe

Staying the course with nutrition is often the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle change. And with nearly 80% of weight loss success being tied to proper nutrition, it’s quite possibly the most important part of the equation. One thing that makes it incredibly difficult is a lack of knowledge when it comes to recipes […]

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Quick Fix vs. Lifestyle Change

Lifestyle change is a process, not an event

We have become a nation of instant gratification. Thanks to technology, we expect things to literally be at our fingertips at any given moment. Because of this, when we don’t receive the favorable results we’re after, we tend to think it’s not worth it and move on. But change takes time, and in fact, can […]

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Winning The Super Bowl

Big Game 2018

The Super Bowl is one of the first obstacles of the year with your new lifestyle. Long gone are the days of gorging on chips and dip, pizza, hot wings, and copious amounts of booze. You’ve changed your way of thinking and this is a great chance to show everyone, and yourself, how your new […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Fit, Stay Fit

New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions have been a common tradition since the Babylonian era. It’s a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to self-improvement in the new. Unfortunately, most of us are guilty of giving up on resolutions almost as quickly as we make them. A FranklinCovey poll studied 15,000 customers with resolutions; […]

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The Threat of Obesity in America

The threat of Obesity in America

We have all heard about the threat of obesity across America. It’s being thrown around in the media so often it’s become white noise. I want to talk to you about the real implications of the rise of obesity in our country and whether or not America is ready to tackle the problem head-on. Did […]

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Sugar Is Not Your Friend

Sugar is evil

Well, you made it through another Halloween (and Thanksgiving). Did the neighborhood kids leave you with a full bowl of sugar-laden treats? Leftover apple and pumpkin pie and ice cream?? Get rid of them I mean, give them away, send them to the military overseas, trade them at the dentist’s office for a toy, or […]

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