Fitness & Nutrition

Easy Guacamole


Is there anything better than guacamole? Don’t bother thinking about the question, because the answer is no, there is not.  As far as dips go,...

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    Fall in Love With Your Personal Trainer

    You’ve decided to seriously invest in your health and hire a personal trainer.  It’s a great idea to have a dedicated fitness expert in your... Read more

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    Ridiculously Good Pumpkin Spice Cookies

    One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance of winter squash and pumpkins at the farmers market. They’re such an awesome food –... Read more

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    Check Out “The Dirty Dozen List”

    Pesticides are chemicals used to control agricultural pests that damage crops and livestock. More than one billion tons of pesticides are used on crops in... Read more

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    Enjoy the Fall Apple Harvest

    Crisp, juicy apples are a fall tradition as well as a Nutritarian treat. Take advantage of the bountiful selection of apples available this time of... Read more

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    Weight Lifting Can Boost Your Weight Loss Efforts

    Are you having trouble trimming down? Your diet definitely accounts for the majority of your success here, but exercise can help take you the rest... Read more

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    Should You Choose a Gluten-Free Diet?

    Gluten is a protein found in the grains wheat, rye and barley. For people with the autoimmune condition coeliac disease, eating foods that contain gluten... Read more

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    A Little Vigorous Exercise Yields Big Fitness Gains

    If you want to get in shape, you will become far more fit in far less time if you include some vigorous exercise. A new... Read more

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    3 Simple Reasons to Kiss Your Sweeteners Goodbye

    Sugar – the less of it we eat, the healthier we all will be. At last, people are starting to get the message that too... Read more

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    Which States Are the Most and Least Obese?

    Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual report on obesity last week.  Mississippi and West Virginia fared the worst,... Read more

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    Weight Loss with Intermittent Fasting

    Obesity markedly increases risk for diabetes, heart attacks, strokes and many cancers, all of which can lead to premature death. Once a person becomes obese,... Read more

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    5 Foods to Always Avoid at the Supermarket

    Want to stack the nutrition odds in your favour? The key is good food so here are five things to never let into your shopping... Read more

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    Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat in Weight Loss Study

    New research adds heft to claims that low-carb diets can help people lose weight without compromising heart health. Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine,... Read more

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    6 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

    1. You’re Fatigued If you’re constantly tired and reaching for your next pick-me-up, chances are you’re on a blood sugar rollercoaster. When we’re tired, we... Read more

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    3 Ways Wearables Are Changing the Fitness World

    Wearables are all the rage these days, and their ripple of influence is evolving the fitness world. Boosted by technological advances in accelerometers, which are... Read more

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    The Benefits and Drawbacks of Juicing

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body One of the first things that people typically decide to do when they wish to... Read more

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    5 Common Roadblocks to True Health

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body When we begin our journey back to health, typically due to a health condition that... Read more