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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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Do You Really Need More Protein?

by Bea October 18th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
Some people say that athletes need more protein. Okay, so that is true, but it is a little misleading. Athletes need more protein, but just as much as they need more carbohydrates and fat. This is because more calories are burned. So, before you go ahead and chug those
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French Women Don’t Get Fat Diet

by Kimberly Hays October 11th, 2017| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
Mireille Guiliano brought the French Women Don’t Get Fat Diet to America when she wrote a book on the subject which explains how French women stay so slim and beautiful. The premise of the diet is that you rid your life of fad diets, and
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Gluten-free Snacks for Health & Well-Being

by R. Carnavale October 4th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Maybe you or a loved one can't eat foods that contain gluten, but that's no reason to miss out on yummy snacks. It's still possible to prepare gluten-free snacks that are nutrient-rich and delicious. Fortunately, these days supermarkets and bakeries are filled with delicious gluten-free
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12 Tips for Healthy Snacks at School

by R. Carnavale September 28th, 2017| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
It's snack time! Children always look forward to taking a break from their studies to eat something delicious. Snack time at school gives your children a chance to refuel, helps them remain alert for the rest of the day, lets them stave off hunger pangs, and helps them to

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