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Healthy Snacks for Young Athletes

by R. Carnavale June 11th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
As a parent, you strive to ensure your children grow up fit and strong. Encouraging your children to exercise and play sports will help as will your promoting healthy eating habits. Your child athlete will have higher food and fluid requirements than the average child and will require more
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Detoxifying with Spring Superfoods

by Kimberly Hays June 4th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
It is time for spring cleaning, and that includes not only your house, but also your body. There are some superfoods that are available now that are in season and are powerful antioxidants to cleanse your body. This produce is jumping out of the ground now, and should be
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Workout Fuels to Build Muscles

by Bea May 28th, 2013| Workout Fuel
Building muscles through working out can be best supplemented by the right type of diet. Eating proteins, veggies, fruits, healthy fats, and carbohydrates will lead you in the right direction. Protein will help you build and maintain muscle mass. It will also help you to lose fats, because they
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The Vegan Diet Gaining Popularity

by Kimberly Hays May 21st, 2013| Diet Plans
The vegan diet has been gaining momentum for years. Even former President Bill Clinton became vegan after a quadruple by-pass surgery in 2010. Clinton was known for his love of meats like steak and ribs before the life changing surgery. He immediately made the drastic change, cutting out meat
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Homemade Fruit and Nut Bars

by R. Carnavale May 16th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Whether you want an on the go breakfast or something to snack on midday, a homemade fruit and nut bar is a tasty, nutritious treat that will leave you feeling fuller and more energetic. I love fruit bars because they remain firm and taste fresh even after being in

Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

by James Maynard May 10th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Eating Tips, Nutrition
Heart disease is one of the world's leading killers, causing half the deaths in the United States each year. However, there are several lifestyle changes that you can make in order to lower your risk of heart disease. In this video, we learn how your family history will affect
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Spirulina: Know This Superfood

by Kimberly Hays May 7th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Spirulina is a microalgae. It is one of the oldest living organisms that has helped create oxygen for billions of years. It is even responsible for helping other organisms and life forms to appear. It is also so nutrient rich that you could actually live on it, along with
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Gels vs Gatorade

by Bea April 30th, 2013| Diet Strategy
When you are training for more than 90 minutes, you are going to want to replace the glycogen that you have lost. Glycogen is your body's main source of fuel, and one of the fastest ways to get it is by ingesting a carbohydrate that is easily digestible. Gels
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Get the Facts: Detox Diets

by Kimberly Hays April 23rd, 2013| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
Flaunted in advertising and by some TV doctors as the best way to eliminate harmful toxins in the body while achieving rapid weight loss, detox diets are more popular than ever. Even Hollywood stars have embraced these diets to look their best on the red carpet and to lose
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Try Low Carb, Low Cal, Low Fat Crackers

by R. Carnavale April 16th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Did you know there that are low calorie, low fat, low carb crackers that will satisfy your craving for carbs? The latest craze in celebrity diets is Gwyneth Paltrow’s low carb diet – no bread, pasta, or rice. Despite being a health fanatic, Paltrow says, “Sometimes, when my family
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Eggplant: The Purple Superfood

by Kimberly Hays April 9th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Eggplant is a vegetable that many of us shy away from when it comes time to fix dinner, but we should really learn what we can do with this fabulous purple gem. They are full of antioxidants and nutrients that help to detox our bodies of free radicals. They
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Gu Energy Gel

by Bea April 2nd, 2013| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
If you have ever been to a race or a competition, you have probably seen athletics slurping a small packet of Gu Energy gel right before the race or during the race itself; however, are these gel packs necessary? For certain types of athletes, the composition of the Gu

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