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Worst Restaurant Foods

Let’s be real, sometimes when we’re in a pinch, fast food is convenient, though not always health option. An occasional indulgence is just fine however, be cautious of hidden calories and choose healthier options whenever you can! Unhealthiest… Instead… BurgerCarl’s … Continue reading

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Taste the Rainbow!

When consuming fruits and veggies, try to include a variety of colors to make sure you are getting as many vitamins and minerals as possible! Follow this guideline the next time you cruise down the produce aisle: Red plants are full … Continue reading

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Healthy Fridge Makeover for Nutritional Wellness!

Individuals are often encouraged to transform their physical appearance by giving their closet a makeover. However, physical appearance can also be transformed from the inside out! Having an organized refrigerator that is stalked with a variety of healthy options facilitates … Continue reading

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2015 Ultimate Superfoods!

We have all been told that “fruits and veggies” are vital for weight management and the prevention of chronic diseases. However, “why” and “how” these superfoods have such significant effects are details that are rarely emphasized. A recent study finds … Continue reading

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Reduce Injury with…Food?

Anti-inflammatory foods can help reduce stiffness, swelling, and joint pain and speed your recovery after a workout. Many also offer nutrients that help improve joint flexibility and promote muscle repair. Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that is also high … Continue reading

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Fat Facts

  Fats are a small, but essential part of a heart healthy diet. The key is choosing the right kinds of fat. Here is what you should know:      LIMIT Saturated Fats Animal products: beef, cream, butter, cheese, and  whole … Continue reading

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Making the Healthy Choice the Easiest Choice

Many Americans make New Year’s resolutions to improve their health. However, it may be a general consensus that this is easier said than done. When striving to achieve healthy habits, it is equally important to unlearn unhealthy habits by making the healthy choice the easiest choice! … Continue reading

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How to Prevent “Overstuffing”

There is no denying that many folks look forward to an extravagant feast on Thanksgiving. Although this may sound like a recipe for overindulging in high-calorie foods, it is still possible to enjoy all the best foods without going overboard! … Continue reading

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Get In Touch With Your Roots

Root vegetables are some of the most nutritious and hearty vegetables around, yet are often overlooked.  These veggies grow underground, so they retain minerals from the soil and absorb vitamins through their leaves! They are high in fiber, vitamin C, … Continue reading

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Food Lies We Tell Ourselves

#1: “Snacking frequently will keep up my metabolism” Some try to prevent their metabolism from slowing down by eating small meals or snacks every few hours. However, even a couple of energy bars can add upwards of 500 calories. This … Continue reading

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