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Keep A Food Diary, Reach Your Fitness Goals!

One of the biggest mistakes seen in the journey of health and fitness is not keeping track of progress. Some of us have goals and aimlessly go day by day without tracking what we are doing to get there, or our progress in reaching our goals. Logging can help in finding mistakes that need to be fixed, and finding what …

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Fast Food Finds: Healthy Eating While on the Go

I don’t know about you, but I don’t normally use the words “healthy” and “fast food” in the same sentence. When we think of fast food, we often think of things that are greasy, high in calories, and low in nutrients. However, you can eat out without blowing your diet. It just takes a little bit of knowledge, research, and planning. The …

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Not Taco Tuesday, But Taco Friday!

Happy national taco day everyone! Tacos are one of my favorite foods because I can make them exactly how I like. I’ve never met someone who doesn’t like tacos, and I don’t want to. Anyway, even though tacos aren’t the first thing that pops into your head when you think about healthy food, they can be if you want them …

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At Home Poke Bowls

If you’ve never had poke bowls, you’ve definitely seen them all over social media. Build-your-own poke restaurants are popping up all over the place too. Just in case you haven’t heard about poke, it’s known for being a Hawaiian dish that mixes rice, a protein, and just about any topping that you can think of. Depending on what you choose …

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Where Should I Be Getting My Meal Plans

With social media and online social networks being extremely popular the exchange of all sorts of information has become easier than ever, nutrition information included. Social media influencers have become a source of information for example. Their followers will go to them to gain more knowledge on whatever it is that they may be marketing. Strong is the new sexy, …

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Veggie of the week: Bok Choy

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “eat your leafy greens?” The average person may associate leafy greens with kale, spinach or broccoli, but there are so many other fantastic green vegetables that offer the same (if not more) benefits.  Bok Choy, also known as Pakchoi or Chinese cabbage, is a popular food in Southeast Asia. It is …

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Fighting Inflammation with Ginger

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to outside threats such as stress, infection or toxic chemicals. Over time however, immune cells may start to overreact and inflammation may work against us rather than with us. Too much inflammation can harm the gut, joints, heart, lungs, gums and skin. It can interfere with your sleep schedule, lead to depression, and increase …

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Food for Fuel

Tracking calories is nothing new. But have you ever tried to track your macros? Many experts support tracking macronutrients which is the ratio of protein, fats, and carbohydrates in your diet. Some people even focus on the ratio of macronutrients in single meals or snack, rather than the day as a whole. Instead of reaching mindlessly for a bag of …

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Eat Out the Smart Way

Going out to eat is something that everyone loves to do. Across the country however, portion sizes have become out of control and are contributing to the quickly rising rates of obesity. It is easy to over indulge without even realizing it. Learning how to decrease portion sizes is one of the easiest and most helpful tricks to aid in …

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Healthy While On The Go

Living in the north east, three words that can describe most of the population are “on the go” and “in a rush”. The lifestyles that a lot of people live can come in the way of reaching fitness and nutrition goals. Here are three tips to remember when you will be on the go all day and need to avoid …

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