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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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Want to lose weight? Train the brain, not the body

Guest Post Despite massive government, medical and individual efforts to win the war on obesity, 71 percent of Americans are overweight. The average adult is 24 pounds heavier today than in 1960. Our growing girth adds some US$200 billion per

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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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My ONE Piece of Advice to Improve Your Health

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Tip 1 Tip 2 Tip 3 The other day, someone asked me “If there was only ONE piece of advice you could give about how to lose weight, gain energy, and feel better – what would that be?” Before I

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The Miracle of Metamorphosis & What it Means for Us

butterfly

About a month ago, my mom gave us a butterfly kit with some live caterpillars. We followed the directions and set up the habitat. Then we waited. The caterpillars were just caterpillars for a while and we started taking for

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“Cabbouleh” (Cauliflower Tabbouleh) Vegan, Gluten-Free

Cabbouleh

What the heck is “cabbouleh” you might be asking? It’s my take on tabbouleh, the traditional Middle Eastern vegetable dish, but I’ve added an updated twist. Instead of the usual bulgur wheat, which is cracked wheat, I’ve substituted “riced” cauliflower. It

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