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Nutrition


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We commonly think of bacteria as being bad, but there are good bacteria that help our body function as well. These bacteria, more commonly known as probiotics, were first introduced in the late 20thcentury, but over the last few years, the use of probiotics has continued to rise. Probiotics are now the 3rdmost commonly used[…]

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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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It’s no secret that I LOVE animals… you all have seen the endless pictures of my pets on my IG feed 😉 Through my love of animals, my health and fitness journey lead me to no longer eating meat. I have a ton of clients who are also trying to limit their consumption of meat[…]

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This is a super common question we get asked all the time at ADO Fitness! Of course everyone is different, so everyone will require different amounts of protein. How much protein your need depends on things like gender, height, weight, activity level, and fitness goals. Are you trying to build muscle? You will need more[…]

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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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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 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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