Fitness & Nutrition

Ingredients for All Day Energy: 8 Healthy Snack Ideas

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The basic rule of healthy snacking is to increase the protein and fat of your snack and limit the carbohydrate and sugar content. For example,...




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    Chia Delight: 20 Easy Chia Seed Recipes

    Chia seeds may be small but don’t judge these beauties on their size–they pack an almighty nutritional punch! They contain vital antioxidants, Omegas 3 and 6, fibre, essential amino... Read more

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    Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body  As summer approaches ours minds turn to cooler and lighter foods that don’t require a... Read more

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    Is CrossFit Safe?

    CrossFit, created by Greg Glassman, is an intense strength and conditioning program involving perpetually changing and challenging intervals of aerobics, body weight exercises, gymnastics, and... Read more

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    The Nordic Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

    The latest diet to appear in the media is called the Nordic diet. Proponents of this diet claim that you can improve your health by eating... Read more

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    How to Retrain Your Abs After a C-Section

    A cesarean section is typically performed when complications with pregnancy make vaginal birth difficult or puts the mother or child at risk. This is a... Read more

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    5 Reasons to Eat More Fruits

    Clinical trials in humans and population studies show that sugar added to foods increases risk for diabetes and heart attacks, while sugar in whole fruits... Read more

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    The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes

    Today, scientific research has shown that our eating habits are strongly linked to the risk of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. But... Read more

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    Workout of the Week: Energizing Morning Workout

    Working out in the morning can set you up for a better day by creating a positive and healthy tone right at the start. Exercise... Read more

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    Benefits of Juicing: Your Keys to Radiant Health

    Virtually every health authority recommends that we get 6-8 servings of vegetables and fruits per day and very few of us actually get that. Juicing... Read more

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    Recipe: Fluffy Banana Pancakes

    With six grams of the highest quality of protein and many crucial ingredients needed for growth and development, eggs provide the energy  we all need,... Read more

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    5 Top Tricks of Trail Running

    Spring has finally sprung, and with the great defrosting a whole new world of workouts has unfurled. For a top-tier cardio experience, we recommend the... Read more

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    Recipe: Vegetable Frittata

    Now that spring has finally arrived, we’ve been frequenting our local farms. I love stocking up on fresh eggs and local produce directly from the... Read more

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    44 Healthy Low-Carb Foods That Taste Incredible

    Cutting carbs can have impressive benefits. It has been shown to cause a significant reduction in hunger levels. This tends to lead to “automatic” weight loss,... Read more

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    Probiotics Change Brain Activity, Emotional Response

    Researchers from UCLA’s Geffen School of Medicine have determined that consuming a milk fermented with probiotics changes the brain activity of women. The UCLA medical... Read more

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    What Happens to Your Body by Skipping the Gym?

    Most exercisers skip a workout occasionally. You may be traveling, fall ill, or have an unusually heavy work deadline that keeps you from the gym... Read more

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    The Extinction of Fruits and Vegetables in 80 Years

    Seeds represent the foundation of life. We depend on them for food, for medicine and for our very survival. In many ways, you can trace... Read more


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