Fitness & Nutrition

How To Eat More Sea Veggies

(Ken Hawkins/Flickr)
(Ken Hawkins/Flickr)

Seaweed (also known as sea veggies) might seem like a strange thing to incorporate into your meals, but these plants are some of the most...

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    11 Vegetables Anyone Can Grow on Their Own

    One in three US households are now growing food, according to a special report from the National Gardening Association (NGA). This equates to about 42 million... Read more

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    Stalking the Elusive Omega 3s

    Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are vital to health. They help make hormones, build cell membranes, and prevent degenerative disease. The body can’t synthesize EFAs on... Read more

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    15 Quick and Healthy Mason Jar Recipes

    Ah the power of convenience and preparation. The chief reason people have a hard time eating healthy is because they get to a place where they... Read more

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    Ingredients for All Day Energy: 8 Healthy Snack Ideas

    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,... Read more

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    How to Pick the Right Running Shoe

    Choosing the right running shoe can mean the difference between a great run and a bad experience. Running in old shoes or the wrong shoes... Read more

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    11 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Eating Fish

    Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also the world’s best... Read more

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    Baby’s First Finger Foods

    I’ve had a lot of fun starting solid foods with my little one this year. She’s responded very well to healthy whole foods like sweet... Read more

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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