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Essential Nutrients That Make Food Healthy

July 25, 2016
foods that provide essential nutrients

Do you find yourself searching for products fortified with the latest health ingredient that is being pushed? Bread with protein? Cereal with fiber added, fat free, sugar free do you ever wonder; what does that even mean? Am I really getting the essential nutrients?  This article is to help you get to the true source of the nutrients that you seek to help ensure that you get the greatest and most direct benefit. There are many many messages on what…

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How to stay healthy while traveling

June 27, 2016
eating healthy while traveling

Would you like to stay healthy while traveling? Do you find yourself giving into salty, sugary and generally unhealthy foods when you are at the airport? During your time out of the country do you wish there were a way you could be just a little healthier even though you are on vacation? In this article I hope to provide some tips on how you can truly make the most of your vacation and not backslide on healthy goals. Vacation…

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How to BBQ Healthy

June 16, 2016
healthy summer bbq tips

Are you excited about the bbq season? Are you thinking of all of your favorites like ribs and burgers or your favorite potato or pasta salad? If you enjoy grilling and eating at bbq’s like I do, I am sure you can not wait to enjoy the char of your favorite dishes and the time spent outside enjoying great weather and great food! This is one of the best times of the year to celebrate food! During this season you…

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What are the best sources of protein?

May 23, 2016
What are the best sources of protein?

Do you ever wonder what is in your protein powder or what it looked like before it was put into a powder form?  Do you want to know more about different sources of protein? Did you know there are other sources of protein other than meat? I have found that foods high in protein are great for curbing hunger as well as great to be consumed after an intense work out. For this reason, I have sought out proteins that are…

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Check Out These Healthy Fun Foods For Spring!

May 9, 2016
healthy fun foods for teens

Are you ready for potlucks, dinner parties and gatherings that request the bringing of a dish? The easiest way to ensure that your dish is a hit and has all of the guests getting 2nds and 3rds is to shop seasonally. To end with a dish that is absolutely delicious, you must start with quality ingredients and shopping seasonally will allow for exactly that! Know what is in season and what to look for so that you are enjoying the…

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How Make A Healthy Smoothie For Your Teen

March 10, 2016
healthy smoothie for teens

What is a healthy smoothie and what are some tricks that I can use to make it even healthier? Do you want your teens to fall in love with smoothies but wonder what makes a good smoothie? Do you want to use smoothies as a quick treat that satisfies their taste buds as well as daily nutrient needs? A smoothie is a great way to pack in all of the nutrients that you need and have an on the go…

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Healthy Holiday Detox Plan

December 10, 2015
healthy detox options

Thanksgiving has come and gone and left us with filled bellies and hearts. We have a little time before the next major holiday,  Christmas, as well as some holiday parties that may get in the way of our healthy eating goals. So maybe you need to try a holiday detox! In this article I am going to share some of my favorite detox methods to help you balance the delicious and frequently indulgent foods that we usually encounter during the…

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How To Create Healthy Family Meals

November 19, 2015
create healthy family meals

Are you still searching for ways to create healthy family meals? Do you struggle to find ways to incorporate key lessons on cooking into the weekly household routine?  Do you also find it hard to pass on family recipes and healthy eating habits on occasions other than major holidays?  Bringing kids into the kitchen at an early age can contribute to solving both of these challenges. In this article I will provide pointers on how you can educate your family on…

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What exactly is clean eating?

November 12, 2015
clean eating tips

A brief introduction to “clean eating”… The beginner’s guide to resetting their food approach, a healthier lifestyle, and quite possibly a smaller waist. What is clean eating? It is eating food in the form of food. So in other words, food in its most natural state or food with as little processing as possible with an emphasis on whole grains, vegetables, and healthy fats and proteins. All it takes is a much needed break up with refined grains, added sugar,…

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Top Tricks For Eating Out While Trying To Lose Weight

October 29, 2015
eating out tips

“Stay social and be a conscious eater at the same time” I love to eat out with friends and try new dishes. Often times I cannot make up my mind and I usually want to order everything. Although this is the case, there are a few things that I keep in mind when I am eating out so that I can keep the calories down. In order to do that I had to educate myself on what was actually on the menu.…

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Family Lesson: How to Train the Kids to Love Health

October 15, 2015
healthy family

You have finally found the perfect work life balance and have minted a new perspective on a healthy lifestyle, all the way down to the food you eat. However, you can’t seem to get the whole family on board… what do you do?! Despite being able to control the health factor in relation to in home meals, controlling external food environments is out of your hands. Therefore, you must rely on the idea that your teachings have transferred to the…

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4 Tips For Healthy Eating On The Go

October 5, 2015
Healthy Eating On The Go

“Get to your destination and your health goals at the same time”
 In this busy world we are always faced with figuring out what to prioritize. Is it going to be our mile long “to do list”, answering emails, or focusing on that health goal? On any given day we are faced with health impacting dilemmas such as “ do I go to this yoga class or attend a networking event for my career” or “I am going to just…

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