Fitness & Nutrition

8 Easy Ways to a Healthy Thanksgiving


At first glance, the idea of healthy eating and Thanksgiving may seem incompatible—I have certainly experienced “food comas”, the result of overindulging, that chained me...

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    Revamp Your Workout for Colder Months

    Being a New York native, I know how tough it can be to find the energy to get up and work out when it’s freezing... Read more

  • 7 Strategies to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

    The season of celebrations is upon us, filled with delectable foods that often seem impossible to resist. Starting with Halloween candy through to the Thanksgiving... Read more

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    US Scientists Prove What Siberian Grannies Have Known for Generations About Magical Arctic Herb

    Californian academics have confirmed golden root (Rhodiola rosea) DOES increase lifespan by 24 percent (well, in fruit flies anyway, and hopefully in humans). From The Siberian Times: Researchers surmise that the... Read more

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    New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young

    A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in... Read more

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    Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

    I absolutely love Fall themed recipes. Probably because Autumn is the only season on the East coast that I can properly tolerate, and this is... Read more

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    Coconut Yogurt Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body Consuming beneficial probiotics through a wholesome food source is becoming much more difficult given our... Read more

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    Shift in Gut Bacteria Observed in Fiber Supplement Study May Offer Good News for Weight Loss

    URBANA, Ill.–Most Americans don’t get the daily recommended amount of fiber in their diet, though research has shown that dietary fiber can cause a shift... Read more

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    Raw Pumpkin Pie Brownies – Simple To Make

    FullyRaw Pumpkin Pie Brownies! If you love pumpkin pie, you’ll love this twist on this delicious dessert! This article was originally published on Join... Read more

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    13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

    Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or... Read more

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    Deconstructing Pumpkin Spice

    Before “pumpkin spice” became a flavor synonymous with seasonal lattes, cinnamon, cloves, and other warming herbs were valuable medicines used to keep out the cold... Read more

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    Lose Your Love Handles in This 10-Minute Workout

    Love handles, like most types of abdominal fat, can be quite challenging to get rid of, and for many may hold even after you’ve lost... Read more

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    Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipe

    Who doesn’t love a warming cup of hot chocolate this time of year!?  Unfortunately, most hot chocolate drinks and powders come loaded with ugly sugars,... Read more

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    Take a Hike Day 2014: Try a Ruck March

    Do you love boot camp workouts? What about hitting all of your major muscle groups with military precision? Well, you can do it on a... Read more

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    Sugar Isn’t Just Making You Fat—It’s Making You Sick

    You never hear anyone say, “I shouldn’t have eaten all those Skittles, they’re totally going straight to my endocrine system.” But based on new evidence... Read more

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    Olive Oil Protects Heart From Air Pollution, Lowers Blood Pressure

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News The Mediterranean Diet has received plenty of praise in recent years for its role in protecting... Read more

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    CrossFit: Elite Fitness or Pointless Pain?

    It’s a known fact that exercise is addictive. But CrossFitters – those who take part in CrossFit’s brutal workouts and stringent diet – are infamous... Read more