Nutrition

Holiday Survival Guide

During the holiday season it seems everywhere we turn there are tempting foods and drinks—from treats at office parties to our own traditional family favorites.  When you add in a busy schedule filled with shopping and get-togethers, you could have a recipe for disaster as far as your scale is[…]

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Alcohol and Fitness

How bad is alcohol for me? How many beers can I have if I only drink on the weekends? What if it’s light-colored beer? Wine is better than beer, right? But vodka is clear – isn’t that better for you? If I had a dollar for each time I’m asked[…]

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5 Mistakes in Dieting

The word “diet” should be removed from the dictionary. Not because there are 5 mistakes in dieting that most people make, but because I don’t believe any diet is a good idea. Why? It inherently has an end date. Let’s say you reach your goal. What are you going to[…]

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Holiday Eating and Binging

With the holidays approaching, unless you want to look like a stuffed turkey when the new year comes, you need to stay away from the holiday eating and binging cycle. Instead, create a plan on how to navigate the family dinners, work parties, and office “food days”.  Here are some[…]

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5 Ways to Use Protein Powder

Protein is an integral part of a healthy diet. There are many sources of protein but one of the easiest to incorporate into your diet to ensure you get enough of it every day is protein powder. 5 ways to use protein powder Keep in mind the type and brand[…]

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Gluten and Carbs

Are you going gluten free?  If so, you aren’t alone.  Many Americans are reducing the gluten and carbs in their diets.  Some are cutting back on gluten because they have a confirmed diagnosis of Celiac disease, some are gluten sensitive, and others are finding that reducing gluten aids them in[…]

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Do It Anyway

Look at the calendar. It’s the end of September. Stores are already tempting you with Halloween candy, and very soon it will be the season filled with company parties, happy hours, and family gatherings – all of which you are expected to or at least feel compelled to attend. How[…]

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Potent Protein Powder

Not all protein powder is created equal, and not all proteins are created equal. A human body needs amino acids to break down food, grow, repair body tissue, and perform many other body functions.  Some amino acids are considered essential and must be obtained from food because your body can[…]

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