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You have heard from us time and time again that food is fuel for your body – in order to reach our fitness goals, we have to give our body the nutrients that it needs to function. Without enough protein and carbohydrates, we won’t have the energy to make it through our workouts and our[…]

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It’s that time of year again! Even if you don’t want to believe it, fall is coming! It’s almost time to bust out your sweaters and boots, jump in a big pile of leaves, sit by a bonfire, and enjoy everything PUMPKIN! Most people don’t give pumpkins a second thought unless they are looking for[…]

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Turmeric is common spice that is derived from a plant by the same name in many part of India, South Asia, and Central America. It is the primary ingredient in curry and has long been used a spice and coloring in cooking. Turmeric has been used for ages to treat different ailments resulting from inflammation.[…]

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Whether it’s something sweet, salty, crunchy, or creamy… we ALL experience food cravings from time to time! They seem to come out of nowhere and once you think of that perfect treat, it’s hard to think of anything else! These pesky food cravings could actually be telling us more then what we think! Often when[…]

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ginger

Ginger is a very popular spice that is added to many foods and drinks and is easily accessible at almost every grocery store and market place you go to, but did you know that ginger was originally used for it’s medicinal purposes? The use of ginger goes back over 5,000 years when people of Southeast[…]

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With all the benefits of going dairy free, it’s no surprise that more and more people are choosing to take the leap.  Since 2005, dairy consumption has steadily declined with 22% of people reporting that they have decreased their intake of dairy, but choosing to make this lifestyle change can still be intimidating. I get[…]

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It’s pretty obvious to most people looking to lose weight that portion sizes are something that you need to pay close attention to in order to meet your goals. Overeating is a sure-fire way to pack on a few extra pounds, even if you are making smart choices about what you are eating. Overeating by[…]

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tea

If you know me, you know I am a HUGE fan of tea! Believe it or not, tea is actually the second most consumed beverage in the world, only coming in second to water. According to archaeological evidence that has been found, it is estimated that people have making and drinking tea for over 500,000[…]

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If you know me at all, you know I love my tea and coffee! Now that the weather is getting a little chilly here in Michigan, I’ve noticed all the special seasonal drinks coming back at Starbucks and other coffee shops, so what is a girl (or guy) to do when they want to enjoy[…]

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