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Healthy Summer Foods

August 1, 2014
summer fruits

We love all kinds of fruit! Some of our favorite fruits are Sunkist oranges, mangoes, watermelon, peaches, and a variety of melons. Fruit is such an amazing food because there are so many delicious kinds, it’s healthy, and it gives you energy! Vegetables are also another very healthy food source but many don’t think they are the best tasting things around although they are highly beneficial. Also, there are ways you can prepare and cook vegetables to make them taste good; some vegetables…

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Nutrition

Spaghetti for breakfast?! DO we dare?! WE DO!

July 29, 2014

Waking up to a bowl of WHOLE GRAIN pasta for breakfast may be a deviation from usual your bowl of cereal, but it turns out that you can eat this Italian staple for your morning meal. Just make sure it’s whole grain. Typically, pasta is not associated with breakfast, but why not? Pasta is filled with tons of carbohydrates which convert to energy and what better way to start your day. Whole grain pasta is a way better way to…

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Nutrition

H2O Intolerant

June 7, 2014

Let’s face it, most of us know how much water is essential to everyday health, but we neglect to meet the requirement. Soda can be more inexpensive and convenient than a bottle of Aqaufina™ . Dehydration can cause fatigue, dizziness, headaches, acne, and a general weakness. I have found that even drinking a cup of water with your breakfast- instead of my  usual juice- wakes me up and makes me feel just as energized as if I had a cup…

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Fitness Nutrition

What Do The People Think About Metabolism

October 14, 2013

Many people hear the word metabolism used in common health conversations such as, “I have a very high metabolism.” or “I have a very low metabolism.”  Even though we often use this word almost everyday do we really know what it means and its relation to both weight loss and weight gain? Metabolism is the energy used for your body to function , including burning calories and breaking down food.  A calorie is the amount of energy a food or…

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