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Is Quinoa Really Good for You?

Considering its nutritional value, there's a reason quinoa is gaining popularity so fast. Quinoa is a whole food whose health benefits supersede common grains such as brown rice and wheat. A cup (6.5 oz.)...

How to Eat Healthy and not Give up on Your Favourite Foods

The benefits of eating healthy can bring much satisfaction. Those that eat healthy food and stick to good diets can stay lean. Eating healthy helps shed weight and keep it off. If you want...

No Carb Christmas

In recent times, the rise of low-carb diets like the Atkins diet and Paleo diet has led many to consider the benefits of consciously skipping carbs. Carbs are not bad in themselves, but nutritionists...

How Much Is Too Much? Recommended Daily Food Intake

We have surely all heard about the recommended daily macro-nutrient breakdown--that is, how much of our daily diet should consist of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Still, let's do a quick recap refresher for those...
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Elimination Diet Diaries: Best Gluten, Dairy & Egg-Free Snacks

One of the things I was most worried about when I started my elimination diet was snacks. That may sound silly, and maybe it is, but I love snacks and a lot of them...
Stop Bloating

18 Do’s And Don’ts Of Beating the Dreaded Bloat

The key to becoming and staying slim is as simple as eating right and staying active. There are no quick fixes, magical pills, potions, or spells. While at first it takes discipline, it later...
no bake deserts

36 Recipes That Kill Your Cravings In Record Time

We would certainly be lying if we said that the winter makes us feel super active and productive. As a matter of fact, on many nights, nothing sounds greater than rushing home after a...
Healthy Christmas Recipes

14 Healthier Christmas Recipes For Every Part Of Your Meal

Christmas is almost here and we couldn't be more excited for the food, the family and the presents. That being said, there are a bevvy of unhealthy options out there, that's why - while many...
peppermint for energy boost

Is Peppermint An Effective Energy Booster?

Can Peppermint Give You An Energy Boost? With the rapidly changing weather, it is likely that we all need a little energy boost this time of year. Even though the holiday season is still a...
Thanksgiving Calorie Burning Chart

How Long Will It Take To Burn Off Those Thanksgiving Calories?

If you are concerned about what you should/shouldn't be eating tomorrow on Thanksgiving: Don't be. Seriously. This holiday is celebrated once a year and if you polish off a plate off goodies in one...
How to burn Thanksgiving Holiday Fat

6 Tips To Get You Feeling Back to “Normal” After The Thanksgiving Feast

We hope everyone had a fantastic time during Thanksgiving with family and friends, but more likely than not you woke up this morning feeling less than stellar. Form the drinking to the stuffing, chances are...
Portion Size Tips

The Ultimate Guide To Portion Control

The key to a successful diet and healthy lifestyle is portion size. And, guess what? Foods that are good for you are certainly not immune to having portion sizes. There is such a thing as...
Thriller Jump and Pump Workout

Thriller Jump and Pump Workout

It isn’t really Halloween until you play a little Thriller. The pop tune gets everyone in the spooky spirit with their Thriller arms ready making it a signature song for any holiday festivities. Thriller may...
Dandelion Tea Benefits

Is Dandelion Tea The Secret To A Flatter Stomach?

While the presence of pesky dandelions is usually unwelcome in gardens, they might have a surprising benefit that can help us look and feel our best this summer. For centuries, people have been putting...
Cut 500 Calories A Day

To Track or Not to Track: Should You Be Counting Calories?

There seems to be a bit of discord in the fitness community. Of course, it is all friendly and informative debate. However, the divide still stands.  Should we count calories and macronutrients or not?...
Getting Lean

What’s The Real Cost Of Getting Lean?

We all see ab-laden males and bikini-clad females with perfectly sculpted bodies grace the covers of our favorite style and fitness magazines, but what does that come at the cost of? Being Lean To put it...
Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Who says you can't get a workout from yoga?
Kundalini Yoga

Which Style Of Yoga Is Best For You?

With yoga being all the rage these days, it's hard - whether you are a beginner or have been doing it for years - to figure out which ones work for you and which...

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