Category: Nutrition

Health Check: do you really need carbs to recover from exercise?

Guest Post Carbohydrate-rich diets are often recommended as part of exercise regimes to promote recovery and maximise performance. But recent research suggesting such foods may not help exercise recovery and their potential link with metabolic diseases are raising questions about

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Sugar may be as damaging to the brain as extreme stress or abuse

Guest Post We all know that cola and lemonade aren’t great for our waistline or our dental health, but our new study on rats has shed light on just how much damage sugary drinks can also do to our brain.

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Healthy High Fiber Foods

Studies show that fiber benefits digestion and provides a feeling of fullness after a meal. This can help with blood sugar regulation and with weight loss. You should aim for about 25 grams of fiber per day but you may

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Ranch Dressing (Dairy Free)

Ranch Dressing

Since I can’t have dairy due to a sensitivity, that makes me sad because I can’t have regular ranch dressing. I LOVE RANCH DRESSING. So I embarked upon a quest to make a seriously good ranch dressing with no dairy.

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Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad

    This is, hands down, my favorite salad. And I eat A LOT of salads. This cobb salad is on the hearty side so it’s great for when you’re really hungry AND you want to be healthy. There’s protein, healthy

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Blood Sugar Balance & Mindful Eating

Mindful eating

Tip 1 Tip 2 Tip 3 If you’re like most people, you’ve got a busy life. Meetings, travel, kids, work, exercise, cooking, home repairs, family – to name just a few things. So! We need to feel our best in

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