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Why I’m Bananas over Dates

Yes, dating your loved one is healthy for your health, but I am talking about the wrinkly little dried fruit that is oh so sweet! We’re right smack in the middle of the holiday season and this is the time of year that people are hooked on sugar and it’s so hard to get off […]

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Why I consider chicken a super food

Did you know that September is National Chicken Month? It’s definitely a food choice to celebrate! Chicken is truly amazing. It’s a great source of protein. It’s low calorie. It’s versatile and I personally consider it an ultimate super food! You probably already know how important protein is to a diet. But why is that […]

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Guys, power up your workout with ice cream

Yes, you read that title right! June was Men’s Health Month the official start of summer. As I was pondering these two reasons to celebrate, ice cream came to mind! I know what you’re thinking—ice cream definitely relates to summer, but how in the world does it relate to men’s health? All it takes is […]

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Seven tips for vegetarians

While my diet is pretty plant-based, I am not a vegetarian. Many of my clients are vegetarians or have children who have recently become vegetarian.  Some complain that vegetarian diets get boring or do not feel filling; parents show concern that their veggie kids aren’t getting the nutrients they need. Let me dive into some [...]
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Nutrition Labels to Become Easier for you to Decipher

So often, clients come to be confused about nutrition labels. What should they be looking for? What should they avoid? Some basics are: Be careful about serving sizes. So often you may think “Wow, this product is low in calories, but if you look at the serving size and it is 2.5, you have to [...]
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Boost your energy with crickets

Shhh…I have a secret to share. I eat bugs! Yes, you read that right. I eat bugs! Before you get all grossed out on me, let me present some fascinating facts. I’ll start with protein. Here’s what Dr. Josh Axe unravels about cricket flour: By dry weight, a single cricket ranges between 65–70 percent pure [...]
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Happy Mothers (to-be) Day: Nutrition tips for a healthy pregnancy

This is for all of you expectant moms out there; this Mother’ Day, give yourself the gift of a healthy pregnancy! Here are some nutrition tips to consider for the two (or more) of you! Protein Consuming sufficient amounts of protein is critical for women during pregnancy. Experts suggest that women should consume 75-100 grams [...]
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Foods from the earth: super fruits

Continuing with our foods from the earth theme, let’s take a look at some powerhouse fruits. I’m not referring to bananas, apples, or other common fruits. While the fruits in your traditional fruit bowl are very good for you, try the super fruits I describe below for exceptional energy. Pomegranates We already have an entire [...]
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Eat Seaweed for your Health & Sustainability

April 22nd is Earth Day. We should really celebrate Earth Day every day; within our blogosphere, we have decided to celebrate the earth all April long. We will feature several foods that are great choices to make if you care about the earth’s sustainability. Today’s entry is about seaweed. Seaweed is becoming more sought-after than [...]
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