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5 Nutrients You May Not Be Getting Enough Of

5 Nutrients That May Be Lacking From Your Diet #ad

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Life Extension. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible. In an ideal world, everyone would eat a perfectly balanced and nutritious plate of food at every meal–one that includes plenty of fresh veggies, fruits, lean protein, whole grains and healthy fats. But those of us who live in the real world know that’s usually not the case. Whether find yourself…

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Nutrition/ Running

6 Things You Need To Know About Setting Goals + My Goal For 2018

You’re scrolling through your social media feed and you see a picture of a woman with perfect abs and a headline that goes something like this, “How This Fitness Blogger Lost 50 Pounds By Transforming Her Lifestyle”. Obviously you click through, looking for the simple thing she did to look that good (even I click through sometimes out of sheer curiosity). But here’s the thing, those articles make the transformation…

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Nutrition/ Uncategorized

Everything You Need To Know About Tofu

By Nikki Nies, MS,RD,LD, Contributing Blogger If you’re scared of soy or don’t know what to do with tofu, then you may be surprised to learn that a recent survey found that 45% of consumers actively seek out products that contain soy. Tofu is no longer just for Asian or ethnic cuisine. Personally, tofu has helped me embrace the flexitarian lifestyle of eating more plants and has made #MeatlessMondays a…

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Nutrition/ Recipes

Swap Out These Foods For A Healthier BBQ

Disclosure: I work with the Wonderful company to help people make healthy choices. All opinions are my own. What’s better than a backyard BBQ with all of your favorite summer foods? I’d say nothing! The only problem is that loading your plate with burgers, sides, desserts and a glass of wine can really add up to a hefty amount of calories. Now, I’m all for indulging every once in a…

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30 Day Healthy Living Challenge/ Nutrition

30 Day Healthy Living Challenge: Week 3- Let’s Talk About Gut Health

One of the biggest trends to hit the nutrition world in recent years is the study of gut health. As a matter of fact, the microbiome and probiotics are definitely on trend to become two of the biggest nutrition topics of 2017 (you heard it here first). That’s why I’m filling you in on the basics about gut health, what you need to know and how to keep your gut…

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