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Coconut Water as a Substitute for Water

by Bea November 13th, 2019| 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 6th, 2019| 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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Do You Really Need More Protein?

by Bea October 16th, 2019| 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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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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Healthy Snacks: Homemade Popsicles!

by R. Carnavale August 3rd, 2017| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Whether you're five or 55, on a hot summer's day, there's nothing more delectable than a frozen popsicle to counter the sun's hot rays and stave off dehydration. Though you can purchase popsicles at a grocery store or from your neighborhood ice cream truck vendor, commercial popsicles contain nothing
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Bee Pollen is a Top Superfood

by Kimberly Hays July 30th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Bee pollen is made by separating the pollen from flowers left by bees when they have gathered nectar from them to take to their hives. Amazingly, even though it is only now gaining in popularity as a superfood, it has a long history of being beneficial to health because
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Why You Should Increase Fats to Stay Full

by Marnie Bii June 16th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
When you drop your calorie intake levels to a 25 to 30 percent deficit, you might start feeling exceptionally ravenous during certain hours of the day. Although your initial reaction might be to consume a large plate of low calorie, fiber dense vegetables, you will likely feel satiated faster
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Working Cheat Meals Into Your Diet Strategy

by Marnie Bii May 19th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
A single, well-planned cheat meal can actually support your efforts in maintaining a healthy diet for weight loss or better health. The key is making sure the cheat meal does not extend into a day or longer of eating off plan. When you consume a single meal higher in
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4 Ways to Stay Satisfied While Cutting Calories

by Marnie Bii March 24th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
Unless other health problems complicate your weight loss journey, cutting calories down to a suitable deficit is one of the best ways to lose pounds at a reasonable rate. Unfortunately, cutting calories also tends to feel like torture unless you change other aspects of your diet and habits too.
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30 Day Challenge: Skip the Scales and Relax

by Marnie Bii February 24th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
How many times have you instantly lost your motivation after stepping onto the scale and seeing the needle sit firmly at or above your last measurement? It can be really demoralizing to stay at the same weight despite watching calories and avoiding junk foods. Thankfully, you can still lose
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Diet Strategy: Commit To A Plan For 100 Days

by Marnie Bii January 27th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
If your resolution for the new year included a diet overhaul, you might be yearning for quick results. Unfortunately, it takes a while for your body to adjust to nutritional fuel changes. The adjustment period could extend throughout the entire month, leaving you immediately frustrated with your new way
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Exploring the Importance of Tracking

by Marnie Bii December 30th, 2014| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
While dieting, it's important to keep yourself accountable even well after reaching your goal weight or size. The easiest way to stay accountable is by tracking everything you eat and all of the exercise you do. You can use tracking applications or pen and paper to stay in control

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.