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Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … Continue reading

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Are you a Social Snacker?

You know the type of girl – she can’t say  “no” to doughnuts at the morning meeting, nor to cake for the office birthday celebration, and definitely not to hot wings at happy hour. Is that you? Well, all of … Continue reading

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8 Secrets to Portion Control

You’ve heard it before – one of the easiest things you can do to overhaul your diet, without giving up everything you love, is to scale back on the portions. Kind of like having your cake and eating it too, … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month

Did you know that every 60 seconds a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, or friend dies from a stroke, heart attack, or other form of heart disease? Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So, what can you … Continue reading

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Wonderful Waffles

Even though National Waffle Day is August 24, we feel like any day is as good as any to enjoy some delicious and nutritious fluffy waffles. If you are a hard core waffle lover, you will love this fun fact. … Continue reading

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Pre-Workout Fuel

Whether you work out first thing in the morning or some time later in the day, what you eat before your workout can have a major impact on your performance. Morning Workout For some people who hit the gym or … Continue reading

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Salad Days of Summer

When it’s hot outside, you want to feed your body cool, crisp foods like salad. But the typical green salad can be sooooo boring and actually not very nutritious. Think about the basic ingredients – lettuce, tomato, cucumber, croutons, dressing, and shredded cheese … Continue reading

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Glorious Gazpacho Soup!

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to pay a visit to your local farmers market. Stalls are brimming with seasonal, local, and organic vegetables (think eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, kale), and fruit (peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, berries, citrus). … Continue reading

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[Recipe] Swiss Muesli

We have a favorite breakfast that’s perfect for the warm-weather months (but really, it’s enjoyable in any season). Drum roll please… Muesli!  It is a ready-to-eat cereal that consists of a base of rolled oats and some combination of spices, … Continue reading

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