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Intuitive Eating 101

We’ve all heard the term “follow your intuition”. Growing up, my mom used to always tell me to trust my gut. If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t. Maybe you’ve been told something similar. But did you know that your intuition can also guide your eating habits? Story time: I used to follow the “If It Fits Your Macros” …

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Plant Based Proteins: Not Just for Vegetarians Anymore!

I’ve recently had two of my friends transition to eating a plant-based diet. I’ve gotta give them major props – I don’t think I’d ever be able to give up meat or dairy! I eat so much grilled chicken that I’m afraid one morning I’ll wake-up sporting white feathers. No joke. However, there are a ton of benefits that come from …

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Your Healthy Eating Guide to Summer Barbecues

Summertime is finally in full swing! And you know what that means: it’s time barbecues and cookouts! Unfortunately, for anyone is trying to manage their weight, barbecues aren’t the best place to be. There are so many yummy (yet n0-so-nutritious) temptations to choose from! However, that’s no reason to avoid the summer fun! You can mingle at family barbecues while …

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Nuts for Coconut Flour

Coconut flour is a low-carb, gluten free baking substitute for refined flour. Its’ light, fluffy texture makes it satisfying and perfect for creating baked goods. It’s high in fiber, protein, healthy fats and free of wheat. Coconut flour is not actually a typical flour, rather it consists of 100% pure coconut meat and absolutely no grains. Nutritional Value A 30 …

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Glow From the Inside

Can a single supplement restore your hair, skin and nails? Research reveals that majority of hair, skin and nail supplements contain vitamins A, C, E, biotin, manganese and selenium. Insufficient intake of these nutrients may lead to brittle nails, hair loss and dry skin. Should you invest in a hair, skin and nail supplement? Here’s what you need to know …

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Late Night Eating

Sometimes it’s hard to resist having a late night snack right before bed. Maybe you ate dinner hours ago and are craving something salty or sweet, and just have to have a little something before you go to sleep. However, doing so can have some negative effects on your body such as weight gain or sleeping difficulties. Here are some …

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Healthy Eating on Vacation

Vacation is a time to unwind, relax and make memories with our loved ones. Travelling to new areas allows us to try new cuisines, sip on fancy beverages and definitely stray from our usual eating rituals. While life is all about balance and moderation, you don’t want to leave your vacation feeling sluggish and worst than when you arrived. At …

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Buyer Beware! Don’t Fall For These Health Gimmicks!

With so many health trends and nutrition beliefs swarming around out there, it can be hard to decipher fact from fiction. The plethora of information can be confusing and overwhelming for people who are just starting their wellness journey. What, and who, should you believe? To clear up some confusion, I’ve rounded up some popular health gimmicks that you should …

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Diets Are Not One Size Fits All

And I repeat, diets are not one size fits all. When I say diets I am talking about nutrition in general. If you go into a room filled with 50 people and ask each individual what they think is the best or healthiest way to eat, I’m sure there will be at least ten different answers to that question. You …

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The Super in Superfoods: Mesonutrients

Most people have heard of micro- and macro- nutrients, but what on earth are mesonutrients? Most foodies seem to look past this subsection of nutrition that focuses on the active compounds within superfoods. These powerful nutrients go hand-in-hand with the saying “What we see is only a fractional part of what really is.” The Breakdown In Greek, “meso” directly translates …

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