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What you need to know about added sugar

Sure, sugar tastes amazing, but it’s not exactly the most amazing thing for your body. Actually upon further discovery it avoiding sugar altogether would be best for the body. This is harder than it sounds as sugar is in everything! What is added sugar? I’ll tell you. Sugar or Sucrose is made of two simple […]

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Gluten-Free, Vegan, Organic (and Delicious!) Pad Thai

This is a very simple, inexpensive, healthy, and delicious dish. This recipe serves up to four. If you may have a peanut allergy, please use almond butter and almonds instead of peanut butter and peanuts. Play with the measurements of ingredients to create what tastes best to you. Read more from Vol 1.1 or Subscribe […]

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Increase your Metabolism and Transform Your Body

Most people measure their fitness success by the number that is displayed on the bathroom scale. In fact, two people can be the same height and same weight but look completely different because one person’s body fat percentage is different than another. When it comes to getting fit, it’s important to understand body composition, which […]

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3 Reasons to Say Yes to Dark Chocolate

The holiday season is almost upon us and if you are dreading all of the candy and goodies that accompany them, here’s one less thing to fret over – Dark Chocolate. According to studies, Dark Chocolate actually offers a variety of health benefits in addition to its signature delicious taste. Now, I’m not saying go […]

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4 Kick-Butt Glute Workouts to Tone your Tushy

Who doesn’t want a strong butt? The glutes help you run better, jump stronger, and a toned glute has a certain aesthetic appeal. Your Butt is made up of 3 main Gluteal muscles; the gluteus maximus muscle, gluteus medius muscle and gluteus minimus muscle. Achieving that perfect beach booty is a struggle for many, but […]

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Easing the hangover.

As we approach the end of summer, we come in to a time of exciting community BBQs and tons of fun end-of-summer events. The question that plagues many is, how to have fun and prevent the dreaded hangover. For those that have ever over indulged in alcoholic beverages, the feeling can be terrible with symptoms […]

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Top 5 Picks for Local, Seasonal Produce

The summer is ripe with an amazing assortment of in-season fruits and veggies. This is my favorite time of year, not only because the weather is beautiful, but because the Farmer’s Markets are in full swing overflowing with an abundance of my favorite seasonal vegetables. fruits, and herbs. As a nutritionist and personal trainer, the […]

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