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I Said Diet, Not DIE!

When people see the word DIET, they may first see the letters DIE!!! However, diet doesn’t need to be this ugly 4-letter word. There are all kinds of diets aside from diets for weight loss. There are diets to prevent disease, diets for healthy skin, diets for pregnancy, diets for muscle building, diets for performance – …

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The REAL Secret to Weight Loss

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You are probably wondering if there really is a secret to weight loss. In a way, I believe there is. Each diet company would love you to believe that they have something special to their weight loss success (and most companies really do have something that makes their diet different than others), but there is …

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7 Fit Tips for Optimal Recovery

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Built with Chocolate Milk. On October 11th, over 2,000 athletes will embark on a 140.6-mile journey that presents the ultimate test of body, mind and spirit to earn the title of IRONMAN – and one of those athletes isn’t known for his endurance abilities. …

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2% Fat vs Non-Fat Yogurt

Many people grocery shop with the best intensions, searching for low-fat low calorie items. However, just because an item is low calorie or low fat doesn’t mean it is the best choice. A great example of this is Greek Yogurt. Before you can decide which yogurt to purchase, you need to ask yourself “what type …

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Healthy Changes for the Whole Family

A new school year is a perfect time to start some new healthy habits – not just for your child, but for the whole family! Here are 9 healthy habits that can help you and your kids reach their top potential. 1. Heavy breakfast – your family doesn’t need any calories to watch TV at …

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Vitamins & Supplements: Are You Forgetting Something?

I recently started giving my dog my GNC fish oil to improve his coat and skin. Then I realized something. Ok, I realized a couple of things. #1: I thought it was silly that I don’t take fish oil, but I’m making sure my dog takes it. Of course if it’s THAT good for him, …

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Muscle Meat Recipe: Food for Fitness

Two weeks ago, Steve was playing around with his LoseIt app to figure out what ingredients he’d need to make the ultimate nutritious meatloaf that was not only high in protein, but had a healthy dose of carbs and some healthy fat too. After he did the math, he gave me the list of ingredients …

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BREAK-THE-FAST RIGHT! The Best & Worse Breakfasts

The word “breakfast” literally means breaking the fast. After not eating for hours during the night, your first meal of the day breaks the fast, raises your blood sugar, and revs your metabolism. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – and the most neglected. Whether people skip it or just choose poorly, most …

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What the Kale is THAT!?

My friend GiGi is one Kale of a blogger. She totally cracks me up with her fun wit, but inspires me with her passion for eating healthy – and just making healthy living super fun. After one of her recent blogs about Kale, I’ve just had Kale on the brain – and on the plate! …

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Diet Sabotage: 6 Problems, 6 Solutions

Here’s a million dollar question for you: Why is it SO hard to diet? Well, the answer is easy. We have issues! HaHa! Seriously, we have 6 common issues, or situations we find our self in on a regular basis, that we need to learn to face WITHOUT food. 1. Boredom  Problem: One of the …

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