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Vitamins and Supplements: Where to Begin?

One of the most commonly expressed frustrations is the complete confusion over what the “best way” to get healthy is. The blanket advice of “just eat right and exercise” seems simpler said than done when there is so much contradicting information on what that really looks like. Beyond just eating, there is a whole world […]

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Types of Diets [Infographic]

Low-Calorie Diet A good low-calorie diet balances essential nutrients with a limited calorie intake. Low Calorie diets typically restricts consumption to around 1,200 calories of day and includes foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while omitting more oily & fatty foods. Diets like Nutrisystem, Weight-Watchers and intermittent fasting rely on methods of portion control […]

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Superfoods to Boost Your Smoothie

Superfoods to Boost Your Smoothie

         Before a workout, after a workout, or for a meal or snack, smoothies are a good option to pack a variety of health benefits in a delicious drink.  There are several superfoods that you could add to your smoothie to boost the nutritional value and bring out the flavor of the smoothie base. Whether you’re […]

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Tips For Sticking To Your Healthy Eating Plan

When there are all those tasty, high calorie snacks out there, it’s hard to stick to a sensible meal plan. Dieters must consider that a healthy diet leads to a healthy person. Maintaining a healthy diet is good for your body. Being heavy can lead to heart disease as well as stress and strain on […]

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How To Add More Fruits & Vegetables To Your Diet

Fruits and vegetables provide essential nutrients such as vitamins to the body. Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables as part of your daily diet is usually advised by nutritionists and health professionals due to the health benefits that come with them. However, for many people who have busy day to day lives, adjusting daily diet […]

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Helpful Nutrition Tips For Active Athletes

Being an athlete has different dietary requirements than for other occupations and hobbies. Athletes burn more calories and need more fuel than the average person. However, this doesn’t mean athletes can eat whatever they like whenever they want. Athletes need to put healthy foods into their bodies to stay at top performance levels and have […]

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Total Daily Energy Expenditure: Pt 2

Daily Caloric Intake for Gaining or Losing Weight In our previous article we went over what a Total Daily Energy Expenditure calculator is, and an example of maintaining the same weight, and the basics behind the use of it. In this article we will be going over how though calories are calories in regards to […]

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Total Daily Energy Expenditure: Pt 1

Daily Caloric Intake for Gaining or Losing Weight It can feel daunting trying to figure out the fitness goals that you want to hit. Especially when you have set numbers you are trying to hit every week, breaking that down into day by day amounts can seem difficult and arbitrary. But with a couple tweaks […]

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Protein Supplements For Vegan And Vegetarian Diets

It’s commonly known that if you’re a heavy lifter, you have to eat enough protein. When it comes to protein, most people have it easy — just eat plenty of meat and you will hit your protein goals. But if you’re on a vegan or vegetarian diet, then the choices of how you get enough […]

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The Importance Of Pre-Workout Nutrition Planning

Workouts are a big deal. They aim to recharge and revitalize your body. They aim to give you more energy as well. You can’t approach a workout session just like anything else, however. That’s because you have to prepare for it in the appropriate manner. Lack of workout preparation can often be a big mistake. […]

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Training Tips For Long Distance Running Events, Part 3

In our previous two articles, we have talked about running routines, rest days, and the proper ways to workout to train for long-distance running. In this article, we will discuss the proper nutritional dieting habits to keep in mind while training. Nutrition Another important thing to keep in mind for those looking to build muscle […]

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Healthy Snacks For Your Healthy Lifestyle

If you are in college and find it difficult to cook healthy meals all the time, then it’s time to get your pantry stocked up on healthy alternatives that are convenient and easy to grab on the go. That way you can stick to your budget and still eat fairly decent for the majority of […]

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The Importance Of Staying Hydrated During Your Workout

If you’re seeking improved results from your workout routine, taking care of yourself properly will be at the heart of the matter. There will be few athletic professionals who disagree that staying hydrated is a big part of your workout routine. For anyone who leads an athletic lifestyle, or even for those who are trying […]

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Workout Supplement Options To Consider

Humans, for better or for worse, always want to be the best at whatever we do. And when it comes to building muscle and gaining strength, there are so many options and techniques that can be used, it can get complicated. Obviously everyone knows that they need to choose the best lifts for targeting the […]

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Meal Prepping Made Easy

It is no doubt that your life is busier than ever right now! Leading a busy life can make it hard to eat healthy. It is a lot easier to grab a quick pop tart, drive through a fast food restaurant or make a box of macaroni and cheese for dinner. That is why preparing […]

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Three Super Foods for Healthy Eating

Many diets focus on counting calories and limiting fat and salt in your food. While the emphasis is on what you shouldn’t eat and on limiting quantity that you eat, getting proper nutrition from food is also important. Try adding the following three super foods to your diet for the nutritional push that it takes […]

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Chicken breast, zucchini, and mushrooms sautéed in worcestershire sauce and topped with blackberries.

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