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Blueberry Blues

The Blueberry is a plant native to North America. Native Americans revered the Blueberry as a gift from the Great Spirit. They called it The Star Berry. Today the Star Berry is considered a superfood.

We All Love The Taste – Few Of Us Know How Seriously Dangerous It Is

When we think of sugar we automatically associate it with fun times. From an early age we were exposed to sweet snacks like ice cream, candy, and soft drinks. When our bubble gum lost its sweet taste we threw it away and got a fresh piece. We have been programed to reach for something sweet in times of stress and tension. The average person consumes almost 20% of their calories from refined white sugar. That averages out to about 150 pounds of sugar consumption a year. I think we can safely assume much of those 150 pounds are replacing more nutritious foods in our diets. And don’t be so naive as to think that cutting down, or even eliminating the white stuff will solve the problem.

How to Achieve Your Ideal Weight Without Dieting

In today’s article, I will talk about a topic that seems to come up very frequently to most of my clients, which is how to achieve their ideal shape and weigh. I hope you enjoy it, connect the dots, and let yourself thrive..

Protein: Building Block Of The Human Body

This article sheds light upon the consumption of proteins. Valuable nutrition and diet tips are provided.

Things to Consider in Preparing Your Best Pre Workout Snack

Find out what to do in preparation for your pre workout snack routine. In this article, you will learn the 5 guidelines before your workout activities. You can follow this guide either you go to a gym or you exercise at home.

Pre and Post Workout Strategies for Kettlebell Training

The right nutrition plan and timings of your food or supplements before and after your workouts are some very important components to think about when kettlebell training. This article will shed some light on these key factors and it will discuss some nutrition guidelines, so that you hit the ground running when are performing your kettlebell work out. Plus it will enable you to recover effectively.

Enjoy Dining Out, Holiday Celebrations, And Parties

Often when dieters dine out or attend parties, they feel guilty for eating incorrectly or even excessively. This article addresses those concerns and offers valuable advice to help dieters continue on their path to self improvement.

Whey Protein for Women and in General

Whey protein is a powdered protein that is commonly mixed up in shakes and used as a supplement. Often, whey protein is associated with bodybuilders. It can help to build lean muscle mass and decrease fat percentage in one’s body composition.

Top Five Benefits of Zinc and Healthy Snack Ideas for Men

Zinc is a mineral that can be found in all parts of the body. It has an important role in cell division, the function of the immune system and the creation of some hormones. The lack of zinc are at risk of many health problems. At present, there are supplements that help reduce the nutritional gaps in the absence of zinc from food.

Can You Eat Healthy on a Budget?

Eating healthy on a budget may seem like a daunting task, but with a little planning, it can be done. Here are my top tips for staying within your budget and eating healthy.

Confessions of a Former Sugar Addict

Once the holidays are over the “sugar blues” typically descend. Learn some helpful tools to break free from sugar’s addiction from a Certified Holistic Health Coach who knows the struggle all too well!

Top 12 Tournament Foods for Youth Athletes

Tournament foods supply energy and fluids and can comes from a number of sources but not all of them are beneficial to your health. There are a growing number of people using energy drinks as a source of food energy but fail to realize that they are a very poor source. Whole food will always be the best source of energy and fluids for competition or training. Here are my top ten food energy sources when heading to your weekend tournament.

Effects of Soy Protein on Your Health

The effects of soy protein have been largely reported as being negative. There are lots of products available now like soybeans, soy cheese, soy milk and soy powder to make protein shakes. Several controversies about soy exist so should you avoid it?

Best Protein Bar Ingredients

What are the best protein bar ingredients when you are looking to substitute them for a fast food meal that is really bad nutrition? Most people recognize that a protein bar is healthier but not all of them are. Here are the things to look for to tell the difference between good and bad. The nutrition label will tell you all of the details you need to know to make a wise choice. Surprisingly, not many protein bars are actually healthy.

How Much Does Your DNA Affect Your Health?

My Mother was a victim of Alzheimer’s, my Dad an alcoholic. Perhaps, one or both of your parent’s had cancer, heart disease, dementia, or was a diabetic. Does that mean you are already predestined to suffer the same fate? In this article I will attempt to share what some of the research says, plus share my own beliefs.

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