Category Archives: Nutrition

Clean Eating – Part 1

Clean Eating – Part 1

What Is "Clean Eating" and Why Should I Care?

Diet trends come and go, but clean eating is one that is growing and is here to stay. By eating clean, you can create a healthier mind and body by avoiding all those strange chemicals and additives that are packed into the packaged foods we eat every day. Take a look at those additives and think about how they might negatively impact your health.

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Simple Diet Changes

Simple Diet Changes

Simple Diet Changes You Can Make for a Healthier Lifestyle

With a busy family and career life, it can be tough to give your diet the attention that it needs. The good news is there are lots of very simple diet changes that you can make today to the foods you choose to eat that will take you a long way toward a healthier lifestyle.

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Protein Powder

Protein Powder

What You Should Know About Protein Supplements

We hear a lot about the importance of “getting your protein in” before or after a workout. We’ve seen videos of muscled men and women blending raw eggs into “power shakes” and we’ve all heard friends wax poetic about their protein routines. But what if you’re just starting out? How do you know what, if anything, you should be drinking and how often?

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Eating Out and Eating Healthy

Eating Out and Eating Healthy

Eating Healthy When You're Away from Home

We've been careful for a long time now, and we're all anxious to venture out and enjoy some of the things we've missed during our homebound year. There is probably no more pent up demand than the desire to get back to our favorite restaurants and enjoy a meal with friends and family. This can bring up some old challenges that we may have forgotten about ... eating out while still eating healthy.

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Natural Appetite Suppressants

Natural Appetite Suppressants

Natural Appetite Suppressants to Add to Your Daily Diet

There are countless pharmaceutical appetite suppressants on the market, but most seem to come with some undesirable side effects – sometimes serious ones. The good news is that there are dozens of natural appetite suppressants that are not only healthful and tasty, but they'll also kick your between meal cravings to the curb.

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Healthy Weight Loss

Healthy Weight Loss

The Foolproof Path to Healthy Weight Loss

It doesn’t matter whether you're trying to lose a few pounds for the summer or completely overhaul your eating habits, it needs to be approached with your overall health in mind, and there are plenty of ways to achieve healthy weight loss.

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Fasting for Weight Loss

Fasting for Weight Loss

The Truth About Fasting For Weight Loss – Is It Safe?

Fasting for weight loss has been around for thousands of years, and while fasting certainly seems to be effective, it is still considered controversial by some medical experts. If you're thinking about adding fasting to your nutritional regime, here are some tips to follow so that you can be sure to do so safely.

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Hunger Cravings

Hunger Cravings

How to Handle Your Hunger Cravings After a Workout

Do you ever finish with a tough workout and immediately feel hungry? That’s actually quite normal, but falling prey to those hunger cravings can all but cancel the hard work you just put in. Hunger is something that needs to be addressed before, during, and after a workout. Eating the right foods at the right times, especially snacks, can help you avoid inadvertently undoing your workout.

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Snacking for Energy

Snacking for Energy

Get Your Fitness Fix – Best Snacks for Energy

Snacking for energy? Yep! Have you ever heard the saying, “great bodies are made in the kitchen, not in the gym?” It’s not an exaggeration. With the right knowledge and application, food can be used not only to help you achieve the body you want, but to provide you with the energy and nutrients you need to stick to your fitness goals and daily routine. Choosing the right snacks for energy can help clean up your diet, improve your mood, energy, and concentration, and help you get better results from your workouts!

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions in 2021

Internet memes notwithstanding, for most of us the beginning of each new year brings a new set of goals that we "resolve" to reach. We write down resolutions, work at them excitedly for a week or two, or three, and then – we let them fall by the wayside. Something happens, like a vacation, an off weekend, or a cold. We skip a day or two of our fitness routine and before we know it, our New Year’s resolutions have gone out the window.

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