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3 Stuffed Vegetables that Make a Healthy Meal

by Marnie Bii May 4th, 2017| Healthy Eating, Nutrition
Quick and easy meals often sacrifice health for convenience. In fact, many of the most popular convenience foods come prepackaged full of preservatives, including tons of sugar and salt. You can prepare fresh ingredients ahead of time instead to ensure you can make a fast, easy meal without sacrificing
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3 Low Carb Pizza Crusts to Enjoy on Your Diet

by Marnie Bii June 2nd, 2015| Healthy Eating, Nutrition


When following a low carb diet, cravings for pizza might threaten to derail your progress once and for all. Instead of giving into the cravings, you can make a low carb pizza variant that is every bit as good as the real thing. You have three crust options to
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Quick, Healthy Steak Fajitas With Fresh Guacamole

by Marnie Bii April 7th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Nutrition
When you think about healthy meals, does your mind go straight for bland vegetables and plain lean cuts of meat? If so, it's time to change that outlook with healthy, yet delicious, ingredients cooked up with tasty spices. Flavor does not need to mean the dish is fattening or
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3 Yummy Roasted Vegetable Recipes You Need to Try

by Marnie Bii March 10th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Nutrition
While growing up, you may have developed an intense dislike for certain vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli or cauliflower. In a hurry to serve the family, many parents often steamed or boiled these vegetables until they were cooked through. Unfortunately, steaming or boiling vegetables does not develop their flavors
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Healthy, Delicious No-Crust Quiche Eight Ways

by Marnie Bii February 10th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Nutrition
Eggs are a nutrient rich base for a number of tasty meals, including the ever-versatile quiche. Make your quiche without the crust to considerably lower calories and carbohydrates in each serving. You can make it easy to frequently eat healthy foods by making single serving quiches ahead of time
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Health! I Need Some Groceries!

by James Maynard October 18th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Nutrition, Video
Choosing healthy foods can be one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. There are many choices available to us when we are at the store. However, not all of them are going to be nutritious. So, it is important that you learn

Are We What We Eat?

by Joan Jacobsen July 25th, 2012| Fitness Expert, Nutrition
One should never assume that being physically active alone is the solution when living a fit and healthy lifestyle. Oh contraire, we must add nutrition into the mix to continue following the path of good health. Just because we exercise 30 minutes a day, does not mean we can

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps

by Louise June 12th, 2012| Eating Tips, Nutrition
A muscle cramp is an involuntary contraction of a muscle. Cramps can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few hours. (Luckily I've never experienced the latter). Nobody likes a muscle cramp. Sometimes, my feet cramp when I'm running barefoot. I once got one high up in my leg

Food and Walks

by Bea February 2nd, 2012| Nutrition, Walking
I realized that I have covered a decent amount of ground in terms of using walking as a form of exercise and the tips and tricks that are associated with the physical motions, but I have yet to write about food and how that can influence your walk. Don’t worry

Family Means Being in it Together

by Angela Yorke May 9th, 2011| Eating Tips, Family Fitness, Nutrition, Running
Like life, fitness is a marathon. You have to put in continual effort to ensure that your health doesn’t become a liability during your twilight years; however, a lot of the information a fitness enthusiast finds is usually geared towards individual activity. What happens when you want to motivate

Exercising When You Have a Cold

by Bea December 2nd, 2010| Nutrition
Exercising when you have a cold. Should you do it? I have had this internal dilemma for the past week or so. Sometimes I use it as an excuse and say to myself  "No, you should not run, you may waste needed energy or prevent your immune system from

Body Mass Index versus Waist Circumference

by Bea October 19th, 2010| Nutrition
Did you know that your waist circumference (WC) can tell you a whole lot more about your body and any future risks than your body mass index (BMI) can?

Researchers have known about this for a while, but it has never really been expanded on. BMI used to be the

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