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Hidden Veggies

Do you have a child (or spouse) that doesn’t enjoy eating too many veggies? Or maybe even yourself? Let’s get creative! There are many ways of adding vegetables to your meals in a way that tastes delicious. Whether it’s savory or dessert, let’s explore what you can do with vegetables. Puree One of the easiest

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Hydration with a Twist!

We all know that drinking plenty of water and fluids is beneficial for our health. It is recommended that women drink 11.5 cups of water and men drink 15,5 cups of water per day. But remember, 20% of those can usually come from foods. Although water is the easiest way to get your hydration on,

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What is Kombucha?

You’ve probably heard all the fuss around kombucha, but what is it? And is it beneficial for our health? Kombucha is a fermented drink usually made with black tea, yeast, sugar, and water. Although this fizzy drink has recently become popular, it has existed for thousands of years. It is estimated that this drink was

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Lower back pain? Here are few exercises that can help

In the US, nearly 65 million Americans have lower back pain for a couple of different reasons. Some of the most common causes can be muscle or ligament strain, bulging or ruptured disks, arthritis, and osteoporosis. Although lower back pain is primarily seen in adults, children and teenagers may also experience it. Several factors may

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Keto Diet

Ketogenic Diet The keto diet has been talked about everywhere in the last couple of years! Celebrities, physicians, nutritionists, and many other health professionals have recommended it for weight loss. But where did it come from? Is it safe? Can anyone do it? Is it sustainable? Let’s mull over these questions a bit… History In

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Do You Need to Exercise to Lose Weight? It’s Complicated

When we come across exercise programs on social media or tv, they tend to promote things like “beach body,” “21-day abs,” “summer body,” “transform your body in 30 days,” etc. Exercise can help with accomplishing a healthy physique, whatever that may look like. However, many of these programs forget to mention the other factors that

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DON’T DRINK YOUR CALORIES

When it comes to weight loss, we often tend to cut out foods high in fats and those that are carbohydrate-dense. However, we tend to forget about the hidden calories found in our drinks. Drinks like sweet teas, juices, coffee, sodas, or sports drinks may have added sugar and fats that increase your daily calorie

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The importance of advanced lipoprotein testing

All clients should take this test, especially those with any of the following: Have a family history of, or have been diagnosed with heart disease or diabetes Are already taking cholesterol-lowering or diabetic medications Have elevated blood pressure Have been presented with risk of diabetes or heart disease by physician Have been diagnosed with Metabolic

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