Nutrition

Turmeric – Is it Really a Miracle Spice?

Turmeric is a rhizome that grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods. Originally used in Southeast Asia, it’s a vital component for traditional curries. You can find dried powdered turmeric in the spice aisle of just about any grocery store. Sometimes they carry…

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Protein – How Much is Enough?

Protein is not just for great skin, hair, and nails; it’s critical for health. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to repair damage, digest food, fight infections, build muscle and bone, create hormones, and even think and have good moods. Higher protein diets can help fight high blood pressure, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Not to mention…

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Fit & Healthy 7 Day Challenge

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How Much Sugar is Too Much?

It’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. While this is a step forward, there are still a few problems. One – they don’t all agree with each other. And, two, I don’t necessarily agree with them either. We all know sugar is NOT a health food. It…

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Discover the Importance of Macronutrients While Dieting

Macronutrients are an essential part of a healthy diet. They’re the building blocks of the diet and provide energy. Learn about macronutrients, why they enhance your health, and how they can aid your weight loss plans. What Are Macronutrients?  Macronutrients, also called macros, are the proteins, carbohydrates, and fats that make up the greatest part…

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How to Encourage Kids to Eat Less Sugar

Kids seem to be drawn to sugar like moths to a flame. But we all also know that too much sugar, from any source, is bad for us. And, then again, children, unlike adults, need to eat a minimum amount of carbohydrates per day, and may need some fast-release carbohydrate at times, due to how…

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Nutrition News- December 2017

The holidays are full of parties and events that can make it hard to stick to a healthful eating pattern. My newsletter has some tips to help make that easier!

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Nutrition News- November 2017

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that Americans gain an average of 0.4 to 1.8 pounds each year during the holidays. Unfortunately, that weight isn’t likely to disperse with the holiday cheer – it tends to stick around. Inside this months Nutrition Newsletter is a quick tip to help prevent…

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The Truth About Carb Cycling for Weight Loss

Have you heard about carb cycling to lose weight? Carb cycling is the latest fad for weight loss. It’s a popular diet among body builders and some fitness experts. However, this diet is not a perfect fit for everyone. Before you jump on this trend, consider the details: What is carb cycling? Carb cycling forces…

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How to Put Together Gluten-Free Meals

One of the struggles of discovering that you have a gluten intolerance is then trying to figure out what you can eat and especially how to put your meals together. You no longer eat rice or pasta as a side, bread your chicken, have dinner rolls, or eat anything you want. Even if you were…

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