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 […]

6 Easy Nutrition Goals for the New Year

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The New Year always brings a renewed motivation to get healthy. Here are some easy changes you can make toward a healthier you. Try to make one change a week instead of going for all of them at once. Drink more water, drink less juice and soda. Eat three balanced meals and 2 snacks per […]

My top 6 tips to help you stay healthy this holiday season.

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1) Make fitness a priority. The parties and family gatherings are a given, as well as the delicious holiday appetizers, entrees, desserts and drinks. It’s hard not to taste all that delicious food, so make sure you get your workout in everyday to balance those extra calories. Quick bursts of exercise will save you valuable […]

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 […]