Fitness & Nutrition

Recipe: Healthy Holiday Nuts


Great for parties, this is a healthy alternative to cans of over-salted and over-sugared nuts found in grocery stores. Sucanat is the most natural form...

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    Recipe: Healthy Christmas Cake

    It is easy to make natural, uncooked or cooked fruit cakes for the holidays.  First, stock up on dried fruits that have not been sulfured... Read more

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    10 Best and Worst Foods for Health and Longevity

    I am often asked for my list of the best foods to eat — the foods that contain the most micronutrients, phytochemicals and other health-promoting... Read more

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    The 7 Worst Recipes to Avoid This Holiday Season

    This joyous time of year can be a wee bit challenging for the health conscious. Bouncing from holiday party to family gathering, we’re confronted with... Read more

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    Yoga Poses to Stay Balanced Over the Holidays

    During the holidays, the added stress can cause our cortisol levels to elevate. Cortisol is a hormone in the body that is important for the... Read more

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    How to Lose Stubborn Fat

    You’ve probably experienced this most frustrating of fat loss phenomena before. You exercise, eat healthier and lose weight… and then your success suddenly stands still. Your solution?... Read more

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    How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (And Why)

    Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well. Bestselling author Mark Bittman teaches James Hamblin the recipe that everyone is Googling... Read more

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    New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start With a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Experts

    The promise of a new year sparks the desire to get healthy – a goal Karin Richards, chair of the kinesiology program at University of... Read more

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    Need More Energy? Here’s What You Should Eat for Breakfast

    High energy snacks that are healthy and cheap to make are great to have available for hungry kids and parents alike. Sprouted grains make quick,... Read more

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    You Can’t ‘Turn Fat Into Muscle’

    Most people are wrong, according to physicist Ruben Meerman and biochemist Andrew Brown. Their calculations were published yesterday in the British medical journal BMJ ,... Read more

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    Cranberry Total Body Tonic Kefir

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body There is something to be said for the ability to create your own tonic that... Read more

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    Guilt-Free Pancakes Recipe

    Like pancakes? Me too. Feel guilty after you eat them? Sure, if you eat the ones made from a box. Pancakes should be healthy, so... Read more

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    Fit Tip: Build Your Glutes in the Offseason

    When May hits, a scramble to prepare for swimsuit season sweeps the gym. But why wait until spring? Now, in the dead of winter, is... Read more

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    Recipe: The Best Pecan Pie Ever

    For as long as I can remember, the best pecan pie recipe I’d ever tasted was the one I made at home using a “time-honored”... Read more

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    All About Nuts

    For many cultures around the world, nuts have been a treasured food source. But at the height of the low-fat craze, nutritionists viewed these age... Read more

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    Placebos to Race Faster

    Fifteen endurance-trained runners, average age 27, ran three kilometers (1.8 miles) 1.2% faster after injecting themselves with a placebo than they did after taking no... Read more

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    How to Make Healthy Cranberry Sauce

    Basic and simple, this cranberry sauce recipe is a good starting point for all your cranberry-sauce making! Cranberry sauce made from scratch allows you to... Read more