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Nutrition Tips From Washington Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins started a serious football career during his freshman year at Michigan State University — but he didn’t start thinking about nutrition until years later. We talked to Kirk about how he changed his eating habits — and incorporated Metabolic Meals — to improve his overall health and further his career….

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7 Foods That Aren’t as Healthy as You Think

The nutrition field is in the beginning of a new era. The latest research is making it harder to ignore that the industry has been wrong about saturated fat and cholesterol. Look at eggs, for example. For a long time, eggs were widely associated with high cholesterol and heart disease. Now, however, we know that…

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Using Nutrition to Combat Chronic Fatigue

Even when you’re in peak mental and physical shape, life is full of challenges — whether you’re working overtime for a new deal at work or carrying an exhausted child home from the playground. When compounded by symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, however, these typical challenges can feel next to impossible. CFS is an especially…

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4 Nutrition Myths That Are Slowing You Down

The health industry is inundated with so much information that it can be nearly impossible to tell who is steering you in the right direction. One day, saturated fat is your worst enemy. A few days later, a new study provides contradictory evidence. It’s enough to make your head spin. When enough conflicting information circulates,…

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The Top 7 Healthy Fats to Add to Your Diet

It’s a common misconception that eating fat causes excess body fat. The truth is that fat is a macronutrient your body needs for energy and proper function, just like protein and carbohydrates. However, not all fats are created equal; the type of dietary fat you eat determines how it affects your body.

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Lime and Avocado Marinated Chicken with White Bean and Spring Pea Salad

After marinating in a seasoned blend of freshly-squeezed lime juice and cold-pressed California avocado oil for 18 hours, our Lime and Avocado Marinated Chicken is flat-iron seared to a caramelized perfection. Serving as the ideal partner for this sweet-yet-tangy treasure, our Executive Chef created a warm-weather inspired White Bean and Spring Pea Salad. Slow-cooked, creamy…

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Chilled Pea Soup

This is the taste of spring. Fresh pea soup is a truly seasonal treat, although the recipe can be made year round with frozen organic peas. Spring offers up fresh garden peas if you feel obliged to use fresh vs. frozen. But regardless, this is a delicious soup recipe that perfects the balance between the…

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4 Ways to Combat the Top 3 Nutritional Deficiencies

It’s an odd conundrum when, as a society, we have access to more food than ever before but are in worse health because of it. Cheap, highly processed foods are abundant, but they offer more calories than your body needs while providing little to no beneficial nutrients.

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Mango Avocado Salsa

Yellow mangos are in season! It’s the perfect time to take advantage of the flavor and all the amazing health benefits of this tropical favorite. Mangos have been found to protect against a variety of cancers, including breast and colon. They are rich in Vitamins A, B, C, copper, and potassium. Additionally, certain enzymes in…

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