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Unhealthy Food? Or a Victim of Politically Correct Nutrition?

For many years now we have been conditioned to believe that many unhealthy foods are healthy and many healthy, natural foods are unhealthy. My first response was disbelief followed quickly by anger when

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Reconnect with Clean Eating: 3 Tips for a Fall Do-over!

When I was younger, I always liked the concept of “do-overs” – you know, when you mess something up, you get another try. I love applying that metaphor to our health. It’s easy to be overly hard

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Top 5 Reasons Why We Become Fat Without Realizing It

Losing fat isn’t always easy, we try anything and everything like crazy diets, stop eating by living on cabbage, walk 10,000 steps a day and slave all day on the treadmill. Yet it’s not working at

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8 Strategies to Beat Stress

Stress is inevitable. All events in life, happy or unhappy, create it. How you react to that stress is what determines your physical and emotional state. Stress can negatively affect our health. Hypertension,

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Best Organic Coconut Oil

I love coconut oil! We can’t get enough of this wonder working oil in our home and I couldn’t wait to tell you more about the benefits for coconut oil. You are going to be surprised at all the ways

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Can Distance Running Be Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

There are a lot of people who think running is damaging to your overall health. They say things like: Running causes inflammation and chronic stress. Running makes you weak. Running makes you crave simple

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What Protein Should I Eat?

So now that we talked about why protein can be a strong battle ax you can wheel to give you the health and energy you need, the next step is to figure out the right sources. And what are those sources? Well

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Menstrual Cramps – What You Need To Know

Believe it or not, there was a time not that long ago when menstrual cramps were thought to be entirely psychosomatic, caused by some inner conflict in a woman’s femininity. People believed that

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