Nutrition

4H of Summer Fitness Meals

The 4 H’s Of Summer Fitness Meals

Summer heat and gym grime adds up to make up some really bad combination for preparing your fitness meal hygienically. Who wants to get unfit while pursuing the fitness passion of his life. How hygienically you prepare your meal matters when remaining fit is your utmost priority. No matter with how much heart you prepare your meal, if you ain't …

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3 Tips for Setting Your Family Up For Optimal Health

Today’s family life is more fast-paced and over-scheduled than ever. As a result, general family health and nutrition often takes a backseat. When you’re racing from one event to another while juggling meetings, homework, deadlines, and all the unexpected challenges that pop up – health is far down on the list. That is, until someone gets sick. Schedules halt and …

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Super Charged Health Benefits of Cranberry Juice #YourOasis

The Super-Charged Health Benefits of Cranberry Juice

When you think of a pre- or post-workout drink, you usually think along the lines of protein powders, carbs and antioxidants. And you wouldn't be wrong. But there is an extra something that can enhance and benefit your body when you make your protein shakes or even drink it straight up. Were you aware of the phenomenal health benefits of …

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Food As Medicine: Time to Eat Your Stress Away

Recently Dai wrote a blog post about adrenal fatigue that explained the perspectives of conventional and alternative medicine towards the diagnosis. That post inspired me to go deeper and let you know simple and effective dietary changes you can make to support your body when you’re stressed. Chronic Stress and What It Means to You Physically, Mentally and Spiritually Chronic …

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super charge your next run

Super Charge Your Next Run with Coconut Date Power Poppers

With the sun shining and racing season just around the corner, more and more people are heading outdoors and hitting the pavement. The half marathon is a popular distance these days, providing enough of a challenge to feel like a bad-ass without requiring hours upon hours of weekly training. How to prevent bonking on your next mid to long distance …

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Why Choosing Diet Pop is NOT Better for Your Health

With so many diet drinks and calorie-free beverages available, you may believe that these products might offer a healthier and more guilt-free alternative to regular beverages. The truth is, diet drinks aren't the dietary blessing they once seemed to be, and may in fact be linked to cardiovascular disease in women. Simply put, choosing diet drinks over regular beverages is …

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Adrenal Gland Fatigue

Adrenal Gland Fatigue: Does It Exist (and if so, what you can do about it)

The term adrenal gland fatigue is referenced about with increasing frequency, with supporters proudly hailing the cause, and believing it is the underlying reason for many health issues. However, most medical experts remain extremely skeptical, with perhaps good reason. What is adrenal gland fatigue? The term adrenal gland fatigue was first coined back in 1998 by Dr. James Wilson and involves the belief …

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The Sugar “Craving Cycle”: Are you feeding it?

It’s a new year and many of you have resolutions to improve or change your quality of health. Before that can happen, we need to identify a big barrier that will challenge us all, day in and day out. It’s time to step up to the “plate” and admit that you are a slave to your habits. Habits, Rewards, and …

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Paleo versus atkins

Atkins Diet or the Paleo Diet: Which one is for me?

Health and weight loss have often been linked with strict, nearly impossible eating regimens. Who hasn't heard of Gwyneth Paltrow’s stringent macrobiotic diet? Luckily for meat lovers, other diets have emerged catering to the tastes of would-be carnivores while promoting weight loss, health and overall well-being. What is the Atkins Diet: Delicious Weight Loss The Atkins diet has been around …

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