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Matcha: The Unfamiliar Superfood

by Kimberly Hays January 10th, 2018| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
We are constantly discovering new superfoods that we can add to our diets. Although matcha may be something you have not heard of before, it has been around for over 800 years. It was used in ancient China as a medicine. It eventually made its way to
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Nuts About Nuts

by Bea January 3rd, 2018| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
As a vegetarian, I have to be a little more conscious the foods that I am eating. In order to have a successful workout that yields a healthier and stronger body, I have to eat the right type of foods. For example, I could be in the gym every
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The Drop 10 Diet

by Kimberly Hays December 27th, 2017| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
The Drop 10 Diet was developed around superfoods that help you lose weight by keeping calories from holding on. Superfoods that are those that are high in nutrition and full of fiber, there are also some tips to keep you on track while eating superfoods that are fairly simple
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New Year, New You: Healthy Snack Recipes

by R. Carnavale December 20th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
The new year's just around the corner, so why not consider revamping your snack choices? India's Ayurvedic herbal medicine uses several types of herbs and fruits that allegedly slow down the aging process and make the body perform at its best while bringing vitality and peace. Healthy snacks made
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The Powerful Pomegranate

by Kimberly Hays December 13th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
The pomegranate season runs from September through February, so this is the perfect time to advantage of this wonderful superfood that can be found in most grocery stores this time of year. Many have believed for centuries that this fruit holds super-powers. This may be in part to the
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Helping Your Body Fight the Cold

by Bea December 6th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
While fueling yourself properly is imperative for every workout, it becomes especially important when you exercise in the cold. As our bodies are made up of over 70% water, being in freezing conditions means that your body is going to be less elastic and more stiff. Have you ever
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The TLC Diet

by Kimberly Hays November 29th, 2017| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
The TLC Diet is similar to the DASH Diet and the Ornish Diet. It was designed to be a cholesterol lowering diet, but research has shown that it is also a good diet for heart health, for helping with diabetes, and weight loss and maintenance. It is considered a
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Sweet Vegan Treats

by James Maynard November 22nd, 2017| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
More people are choosing a practice of eating vegan food. Many vegans say their dietary choice helps keep them in shape and healthy. For some people trying this the first time, they may find sweets, especially chocolate, hard to replace. That does not need to be the case, just
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Move Over Brown Rice! Black Rice is Better!

by Kimberly Hays November 15th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Black rice has only recently gained popularity. Honestly, I had never heard of black rice, but noticed it in the grocery store and did some research on how it is different than the white and brown varieties we are used to seeing on the grocery shelf. What I found
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Coconut Water as a Substitute for Water

by Bea November 8th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
Are you nuts for drinking coconut water? There are so many different types of recovery drinks out there, but one of the more natural ones that you might want to get into is coconut water. Note, we will be chatting about coconut water here, not coconut milk, which is
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The Step Diet: No Calorie Counting, More Moving

by Kimberly Hays November 1st, 2017| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
This diet plan sounds simple enough in theory – there is no counting of calories, forget about counting carbs, too. This is more of a lifestyle change than a diet. In addition to adding exercise, you just learn a new way of permanently changing your eating habits without a
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Inexpensive Superfoods

by Kimberly Hays October 25th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
When I discuss superfoods with people, it seems the most popular reason why they say that they don’t add them to their grocery list is because of cost. There are some, that when they are not in season, can be a little pricey, but none are really that expensive
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