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Staying on Track While Working From Home

Staying on Track While Working From Home

Working from home can present challenges. However, it also offers advantages for maintaining healthier lifestyle choices. In which areas could you improve your work from home set-up to support your healthy lifestyle? Keep reading for tips on how to stay healthy while...

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Health and Immunity

Health and Immunity

Your immune system is at its best when you are at your healthiest. A healthy lifestyle includes a general healthy diet, plenty of sleep each night, staying hydrated, exercising, and managing stress. A healthy immune system is dependent on a variety of vitamins and...

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The Scoop on Protein Powder

The Scoop on Protein Powder

Protein is an essential macronutrient that our body needs for normal functioning and Is considered the building blocks of our body’s tissues. Our body uses amino acids, which is protein broken down into its smaller form and is utilized for cell building and muscle...

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What is Fiber?

What is Fiber?

Fiber is a kind of carbohydrate that the body is not able to break down for energy. Instead, it passes through the body, intact, through your stomach, intestine, colon and then comes out of your body in your stool. Fiber also has many health benefits that could help...

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Celery Juice: Truth or Trend?

Celery Juice: Truth or Trend?

Image Credit: Vegan Liftz Juicing has evolved into a popular health trend in the last few years. The term “juicing” refers to a period of days when a person’s diet consists of mainly fruit and vegetable juices. Celery juice, among other fruit and vegetable juice detox...

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The Keto Diet

The Keto Diet

Last year it was Paleo. Then the documentary "What the Health" came out and everyone decided to give Veganism a try. Most recently, the biggest weight loss fad to hit the internet and social media hubs is the Ketogenic Diet, or "Keto Diet." What is it and should you...

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Go Bananas for Bananas

Go Bananas for Bananas

By Katie Clarke MS, RD, LDN One of the most popular fruits in the grocery store seems to be facing quite a bruised reputation. Chances are high that you have come across an internet ad or overheard a conversation claiming that bananas are akin to candy bars and that...

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Why Does BMI Carry SO Much Weight?

Why Does BMI Carry SO Much Weight?

BMI. Quite possibly the least favored topic of any patient. Discussing a patient’s BMI can cause frustration because, quite frankly, most people feel judged when looking at what appears to be a grading scale for how well or poorly they have managed their weight. That...

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Fermented Foods and Friendly Bacteria

Fermented Foods and Friendly Bacteria

Kombucha. Sauerkraut. Kefir. Kimchi. Miso. Yogurt. Tempeh. What do these foods have in common? They are all fermented foods. The Fermentation Process Fermentation is a process of food preservation in which bacteria or yeast are used to break down a food’s sugar or...

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