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The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

You know that eating too much salt is not healthy but do you actually know why? I will give you a quick explanation. You may be shocked to see the high sodium food you didn’t know you were eating. Read More

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Hiking is not only a great form of exercise but an active way to share time with someone. It can be a great date activity, a way to be active with your family or a healthy, fun way to travel and explore different areas.

The question I get asked most often is: What are some healthy snacks and meals I can pack on my hike?Read More

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Rather than focusing on cutting things out, let’s talk about adding THIS into your diet. It isn’t glamorous and certainly isn’t new information. But thinking of it in terms of weight loss might make THIS food a bit more attractive.Read More

Bedtime Snacks that Won’t Make You

Bedtime Snacks that Won’t Make You

You are trying to eat healthy but you find yourself feeling very hungry before bed. You’ve heard you shouldn’t eat at night and don’t want to derail your efforts but you need a little something to stop the grumbling in your stomach. Is it OK to eat at night? And what should you eat? Here are some of the best snacks to eat before bed.
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Whole Egg or Egg Whites? Which is better for building muscle ?

Whole Egg or Egg Whites? Which is better for building muscle ?

People often ask “what should I eat after a workout.”

While it depends on your goals, I am going to assume #1 that you are looking to build muscle (and lose fat) and #2 that your workout includes strength training. If that is the case then protein is definitely a part of your post workout meal or snack. So what’s the best source?Read More

The BEST Diet for 2018

The BEST Diet for 2018

I don’t like using the word diet as a verb. The word diet simply refers to what you eat in general. As in I suggest you add more vegetables into your diet. That being said, I am no dummy. I know some of you are going to do it. So what is the BEST diet for youRead MoreRead More

2018 New Year’s Resolution Ideas Beyond Diet and Exercise.

2018 New Year’s Resolution Ideas Beyond Diet and Exercise.

Happy New Year! Resolution time is here. This year go beyond “I want to lose weight and get in shape.” Set specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time specific (aka SMART) goals. Here are some ideas you might want to consider.Read More

Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day

Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day

 I’m sure it’s no surprise that I eat a very healthy diet. It includes a lots of vegetables, lean protein and healthy fats. No meat or dairy. Yes I do eat carbohydrates – mostly in the form of fruits and vegetables but I also include oats and quinoa and now and then other healthy grains.Read MoreRead More

A Handful Day Keeps Bad Cholesterol At Bay

A Handful Day Keeps Bad Cholesterol At Bay

It’s NUTS! New research reveals that eating a handful of almonds a day improves good cholesterol levels by 19 percent!Read More

Shots of  Apple Cider Vinegar: Hype or Health?

Shots of Apple Cider Vinegar: Hype or Health?

Have you started doing shots every morning? Should I be worried or have you joined the latest trend of drinking apple cider vinegar in the name of health? People are raising a glass for all sorts of health reasons. From weight loss to digestive healing, let’s cut to the chase…DOES IT WORK?Read More