Category Archives: Nutrition

Updated Lists: Clean Fifteen™ & Dirty Dozen™

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A healthy diet is one full of fruits and vegetables.  But as good as they are for you, sometimes fruits and vegetables are contaminated with toxic pesticides. The Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™ lists published by the EWG (Environmental Working … Continue reading

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Not All Calories Are Created Equal

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If you want to lose weight, you’ve probably heard the good advice that you need to count calories to know what you’re really eating.  Still true.  The energy balance equation which says “if you consume more calories than you burn, … Continue reading

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What to Eat Before a Workout

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In order to get the maximum benefit from your workouts, you need enough energy to get thru them.  Food fuels your workouts, and it’s important to eat before exercising.  Working out on an empty stomach will leave you low on … Continue reading

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5 Foods You Should Be Eating

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What you put into your body has a major impact on your health.  In some instances, so-called “superfoods” are our best medicine. Here are my top five favorite superfoods foods to incorporate into your diet today.  And bonus… they’re all … Continue reading

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My Favorite Protein Shake – Yum!

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Hearing a lot about protein shakes and smoothies lately?  They can be so delicious and nutritious… and easy! Today I want to share MY personal favorite protein shake recipe that that I created.  Give it a try, and then play with the ingredients … Continue reading

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy

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Many of us made a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier in some aspect.  Unfortunately, it may not seem so straightforward to convince our kids to do the same.  When kids rebel against healthy options it may feel like it’d … Continue reading

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For Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Reduce Risk by Improving Your Diet

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This is the third October Fit Talk blog post dedicated to increasing awareness of disease prevention. Research shows that as many as one third of cancer illnesses and deaths are linked to physical … Continue reading

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