The 5 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes Beginners Make

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Nutrition is full of misinformation, and when you’re just starting out it can become a very confusing thing to navigate. How do you decipher between what you’ve read, heard on TV, and have been told by friends? Put the effort into knowing what you’re putting into your body and learn the steps to stay consistent. Here are the 5 biggest … Read More

Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

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Cauliflower is rapidly becoming one of the most popular gluten alternatives. It is a great way to incorporate more vegetables into our diet and eliminate some of the side effects caused by refined, sugary, processed carbohydrates. Cauliflower contains sulforaphane, a sulfur compound that has also been shown to kill cancer stem cells, thereby slowing tumor growth. It has also been … Read More

Fall Into Fitness

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September is my favorite month of the year in the fitness industry. January brings a lot of motivation but often poor follow through. September on the other hand, year after year, produces some of the most consistent and successful gym goers. People are relaxed after a hot summer, and ready to get into a steady routine to help keep them fit … Read More

Nutrition Tips To Ditch Food Excuses

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Nutrition is an important component to a healthy and active lifestyle. The issue lies in the fact that it is easy to turn a blind eye towards the nutritional value of foods and end up gorging on less than ideal choices for our meals. Here is a quick breakdown of the common struggles with healthy eating and nutrition tips to ditch … Read More

4 Easy Nutrition Tips

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Eating well is essential to a healthy and active lifestyle, but there is so much information out there that it is hard to decipher where to start. Here are four easy nutrition tips to get you started: Fill Up On Vegetables Vegetables are a low calorie/high volume food, which means you can eat a lot of vegetables without consuming a lot of … Read More

Recipe: Guacamole Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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What is a wrap without a bread-like substance? By definition, it’s still a wrap. I’m not saying you can’t handle a little bread every now and then; however, if you’ve ever read “The Wheat Belly” or follow the Paleo Plan, you know cutting down on wheat consumption can not only decrease the number of total calories you eat in the … Read More

How to Eat More Vegetables

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There is a clear lack of vegetable consumption these days. As much as we like to lie to ourselves about it, it’s true. The vegetables I’m referring to are not potatoes, ketchup and anything made with corn, I’m referring to vegetables that are nutrient dense: greens, peppers, broccoli, beets, and so on. Also vegetables that only undergone roasting, steamed, juicing … Read More

Recipe: Caprese Skewers

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Cooking in the summer is not always that appealing. It’s hot, why would you want to turn on the oven? If you can’t barbecue it, the recipe doesn’t usually make it into the rotation. Plus, fresh flavours always win! If you need a no-cook, make-ahead hors d’oeuvre this summer that packs a fresh-from-the-garden flavour punch, may we suggest caprese skewers? We gave … Read More

Recipe: Turkey Meatballs

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Looking for a high protein snack on the go? Turkey not only clocks in at 14 grams of protein per three ounces, it is also a rich source of iron, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, and selenium. Selenium, in particular, is important for thyroid hormone metabolism and boosting the immune system to its antioxidant capabilities. Turkey is also high in tryptophan. Tryptophan … Read More

Nine Grocery Shopping Tips

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When you first step inside the grocery store, you have every intention of filling your shopping cart with the healthiest ingredients. Often, what ends up in your cart is usually a mixed bag, health-wise. Start shopping better today with these tips. Nine Grocery Shopping Tips Go with a list. By starting with a plan, you’ll make grocery shopping an efficient … Read More