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10 Exercises that Burn an Enormous Amount of Calories

Your exercise selection plays a big role in the number of calories you burn during a workout and for 24 to 48 hours afterward. To burn more calories, challenge your anaerobic lactic system by incorporating multiple large muscle groups — such as the back, glutes, and hamstrings — into the same exercise. Sets should last…

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Sweet Potato Tots

Combine your love of sweet potato fries with that nostalgia you feel for the school cafeteria favorite and what do you get? A crunchy-on-the-outside soft-on-the-inside delicious tot that will give you all the benefits that come with this root vegetable. One sweet potato gives you half your daily requirement for vitamin C and a healthy…

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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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Cherry Almond Crisp

This simple-to-make Cherry Almond Crisp is an absolutely delicious summer dessert.  It is decadent enough to sever on its own or pairs well with a scoop of your favorite vanilla ice cream. This sweet treat with a crunchy coconut crumble topping will be the highlight of your next dinner party! Filling 1/4 c organic palm…

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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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Chilled Tomato and Chickpea Bisque

Tis the season for tomatoes. As the weather begins to warm up, we can’t help but think of vine ripened tomatoes and fresh basil. Pair some delicious tomatoes with chickpeas and almond milk for one of our favorite healthy summer soups. Serve in shooter glasses for a tasty hors d’oeuvre paired with Pinot Grigio or…

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Olympic Dreams: A Q&A on Nutrition With Wrestler David Taylor

On June 10, wrestler David Taylor will be competing for a chance to represent the United States at the World Championship in Paris, France. David earned four state championship titles in high school and two national titles during his college career. He now has his sights set on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. We talked…

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Chocolate Pecan Granola

Chocolate and pecans for breakfast?  Why not??? We’ve always loved the perfect pairing of chocolate and pecans, and this combination will provide all the antioxidant benefits of dark chocolate and monounsaturated fatty acids found in pecans. So chocolate lovers, this breakfast is for you! Chocolate Pecan Granola (serves 16) 3 cups rolled gluten-free oats 1 cup…

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Breakfast Tostadas

Spice up your morning with this super easy and healthy Mexican breakfast! It’s packed with healthy fats, protein, and carbohydrates!  It’s the perfect meal before a long hike or century bike ride.

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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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