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Who else here gets hangry? You know… being so hungry that you’re actually angry? Once you fill up your belly, your mood suddenly changes and you’re friends aren’t running away from you anymore! The same way that being hungry or full can affect how we feel, WHAT we eat makes a big impact on our[…]

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Long before it was used to flavor our gum and toothpaste, mint was used for its medicinal properties. You’ve probably heard of peppermint and spearmint, but there are actually over 12 different species and hundreds of variety of mint. Mint is used in everything from cooking, to beauty products, to medicine. No matter how you[…]

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The dictionary defines determination as a “firm or fixed intention to achieve a desired end”. In other words, it means never giving up until you reach your goal.  Now, how many of your have abandoned a goal before? Why? Because things got hard or you weren’t seeing progress as quickly as you wanted? What about[…]

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You may think that weighing yourself everyday is the key to staying on track, but it actually could be hurting your more then you think! How often you step on the scale can play a big part in your motivation to either continue or abandon your goals. Stepping on the scale and seeing your weight[…]

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Okay, be honest… how many of you brush your teeth twice a day? How many of you floss after each meal? We’ve heard about the importance of good oral hygiene since we were little and have been warned about the dangers of choosing to skip out on brushing, but how many of us have carried[…]

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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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Ugh, another Monday… everyone’s least favorite day of the week. But why? Just because we are all “back to reality” and the weekend is over? I think that Monday should be our BEST day of the week! Am I crazy? Maybe! But I am also determined to reach my goals and won’t let one day[…]

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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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