The Health Benefits of Eating Berries

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Berries are not only delicious they are also packed full of powerful antioxidants. Scientists have found berries contain some of the highest amounts of antioxidants compared to other fresh fruits. Here are some of the many health benefits of adding berries to your diet. Antioxidants such as anthocyanins, quercetin, and vitamin C can be found […]

Spring Clean Your Eating Habits

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Spring is finally here! We often think about spring cleaning our homes, there is no time like the present to spring clean your diet. Follow these tips to clean up your diet, create new healthy eating habits, and gain a fresh start for spring. Drink water – start with an 8 ounce glass of water […]

What is a phytochemical?

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What is a phytochemical, where do I find them, do I need to add yet another thing to my diet? If you are not familiar with the word, phytochemical, you are not alone. Some claim it’s the newest thing in nutrition.  If you’ve been eating plant based foods, you’ve been getting plenty phytochemicals without even […]

Fad Diets, Do They Work?

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When considering a new diet plan, always educate yourself. Know the positives and negatives of the different diets. Here are some popular diets and what to watch out for. When giving advice to my clients I always ask “will you be able to maintain a particular diet that has a lot of restriction?” For successful […]

How to get more fruits and veggies in your diet

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I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time getting all of my fruits and veggies in each day. Adding fruits and veggies to my smoothie is one way I increase my daily intake. I always start with a base of water and either plain yogurt or protein powder. Here are some of […]

Tips For Eating Healthy While Eating Out

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So many people struggle with staying on their healthy eating plan when they go out to eat. Is it possible to eat out healthy? Yes it is by making a few easy changes. Look up nutrition facts before you go out. Nutrition facts for many restaurants are now posted on the web. Choose foods that […]