Nutrition

Resolve To Have No Regrets!

It’s not uncommon that with a New Year comes a new start! Resolutions are the first things we begin to think about, “what to and what not to do”.  And when it comes to your eating habits, wanting to change them is traditionally one of the top 5 resolutions that we make.   I say, “Thumbs …

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6 Cooking Mistakes That Make You Fat

Some great points that Jessica Girdwain makes in her article, “6 Cooking Mistakes That Make You Fat”, over on Beachbody.com.   Check it out below… 6 Cooking Mistakes That Make You Fat By Jessica Girdwain Eating in is one of the best ways to get (and stay) slim. Cooking at home allows you to control …

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Flaxseeds – What Is That Little Seed All About Anyway?

It’s pretty amazing how such a small seed can pack such a big punch! Loaded with many health benefits, this little brown teardrop brings happiness to all who incorporate it into their diet. Studies have shown that consuming flaxseed can help lower “bad” cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels, and fight cancer, in particular breast and …

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Drinking and Your Waistline!

Ever wonder how alcohol effects your weight loss goals? As much fun as it is to enjoy a cocktail after work with colleagues, or throw back a couple of beers after the game, unfortunately alcoholic drinks are full of calories and low on nutrients! Did you know that when ingested alcohol metabolizes into sugar, which …

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Crazy for Coconut Oil!

What can you use in the bathroom, the kitchen, the garage, and the bedroom? Coconuts? Well, sort of!  Actually, extra-virgin, organic, unrefined, cold-pressed Coconut Oil! Yep, that’s right, Coconut Oil! Coconut oil has been shown to beautify your skin, boost metabolism, aid digestion, and it’s cholesterol free!  And yes, it is a saturated fat, but….it’s …

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The Energy Fitness Melon Mint Protein Drink

This surprisingly refreshing, great tasting drink is a chock full of good nutrition! The Energy Fitness Melon Mint Protein Drink is high in vitamins and minerals, helps with digestion, not to mention the cucumber aids in keeping the body cool, thus making it a great post-workout replenishing drink.  And don’t forget the added flaxseed also …

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How To Get Strong and Sexy Abs!

Everybody wants a great set of sexy looking abs! But how do you get them, you may ask? You do hundreds of sit ups, and the only 6-pack you can see are the ones in the beer store! The following are a few tips on how to get a great set of 6-Pack ABS: 1. …

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You Deserve to Be Healthy!

Have you ever said to yourself after having a “pig-out” weekend, “I’ll start my diet (again) on Monday”?  Then on Thursday you’ve “pigged out” again, only to feel defeated and out of control? Congratulations, you’re human!  And humans make mistakes!  Most of us have been there, including myself, where we lose all “control” only to go …

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How Not to Gain Weight During the Holiday Season and Other Special Occasions!

Whether it’s a birthday, a wedding, a birth, or even a death in some cultures, most special occasions and holidays never go by without having some form of traditional food to mark the occasion! Christmas and New Year‘s celebrations especially, are notorious for all those holiday “specials” that can pack on the pounds faster than …

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How To Drink Without Gaining Weight!

For those of you who like to partake in a little nip here and there, but worry about the weight gaining aspect of having your “cake and eating it too”, this one’s for you! Check out this article over on Health.com on how to manage your alcohol intake while keeping your waist line intact! I’ll …

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