Find Out Why Magnesium is The King of Minerals lifestyle nutrition May 16, 2022

Introducing… Magnesium! Otherwise known as The King of Minerals.

Now, not any nutrient can get this grandiose title.

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and plays several important roles in maintaining our health. For one, it aids in heart muscle contraction...

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12 Easy Anti-Inflammatory Snacks appetizers/snacks nutrition Apr 10, 2022

To snack or not to snack? That is the question.

Our grandmother used to always say “No snacking – it will ruin your appetite!”

Was she right?

Well, yes. And no.

Snacking 101

For the longest time, the prevailing nutritional advice was to eat five to six small meals a day, about...

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6 Best Tips to Beat the Battle of the Bulge lifestyle nutrition Feb 28, 2022

A common trouble spot for women is belly fat. It seems that whatever we eat goes straight to the stomach. For some women, an expanding waistline is par for the course after menopause, when body fat tends to shift to the abdomen.

Although an increase in belly fat does make it hard to zip up...

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6 Easy Ways to Boost your Immunity lifestyle nutrition Feb 22, 2022

Now more than ever, it’s important to practice health guidelines and stay well. Rather than be caught unprepared, how about boosting your immune system before those nasty viruses enter your home or workplace. 

Let’s take a look at our top ways to avoid any illness.

6 Easy Ways to...

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How to Dine Out Without Gaining Weight lifestyle nutrition Feb 01, 2022

Dining out is a part of our daily lifestyle. Americans eat out nearly one out of every four meals and snacks. 

This can create a challenge if you are trying to maintain your weight.  Unlike eating at home, the ability to control the type of ingredients or methods used in preparing, as...

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Why Chia Seeds Should Be In Your Diet nutrition Jan 23, 2022

Do you know the cute little Chia Pets that seem to pop up every year around the holiday time? Spread the seeds, water, and watch them grow “hair” over a few short weeks. The hair is actually the sprouts of the chia seed. Yes, they’re edible, though we aren’t sure we would...

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20 Healthy and Easy Snacks to Satisfy All Your Cravings appetizers/snacks nutrition Nov 11, 2021

The snack monster rears its ugly head every day around 3 p.m., and then again in the late evening. Can you relate? We have found that cravings usually fall into four categories: sweet, salty, crunchy, and creamy. 

First, you have to be prepared.

Second, you have to try out some of our...

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Pre-Workout Fuel to Get The Most Out of Gym Time appetizers/snacks lifestyle nutrition Nov 08, 2021

Whether you work out first thing in the morning or sometime later in the day, what you eat before your workout can have a major impact on your performance.

TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT? THAT IS THE QUESTION.

Until a few years ago, the overwhelming consensus among sports nutritionists and...

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What We Eat in a Day as Registered Dietitian Nutritionists lifestyle nutrition Sep 30, 2021

A lot of people assume that all Nutritionists and Dietitians eat “perfect” diets all the time – that we’re only eating fruits and veggies and never eating anything fried or sweet. While it’s unrealistic to eat “perfectly” (and please define what a perfect...

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What you Need to Know About Heirloom Tomatoes nutrition Aug 25, 2021

Do you know how much we love this time of the year? There’s an abundance of amazing fruit from which to choose (we LOVE organic white nectarines!), which makes it so easy to eat the colors of the rainbow and fill up on all of those good-for-you antioxidants. The other great find...

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How to Know the Signs of Dehydration and Prevent It lifestyle nutrition Jul 14, 2021

It’s summer, and the temperature outside is more or less regularly over 90 degrees. Prime time for dehydration. If where you live also happens to be humid, then you’ve just moved into the dehydration fast lane. And for all of you who exercise outdoors – biking,...

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The In’s and Out’s of Celiac Disease gluten-free lifestyle nutrition May 27, 2021

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Symptoms...

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