The Anti Cellulite Diet: What You Need To Know

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One issue that many people experience that they desperately want to change is how much cellulite they have on their body. The frustrating thing about cellulite is that you don’t even have to be at a high percentage of body fat to have it.  Even very thin people can have cellulite, so it’s not something […]

January 2013: Zesty Chickpeas

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Hi everyone, it’s Meegan here! The New Year is here & a lot of us would be focusing on improving our eating, perhaps after a little indulging over the holiday season (I know I am, lol!). So when Belinda was asked about nut substitutions through the forum (Click here if you would like to read […]

December 2012: Oven Baked Sweet Potato & Spinach Quinoa Tart (Lunch)

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I am often asked for nutritious lunches that can be prepared in advance and taken to work or for when you are not at home to cook something. This recipe is the perfect option for busy people on the go (that’s most us isn’t it, lol!) . This scrumptious tart can be made at the beginning […]

What’s the Deal with Macro and Micro Nutrients?

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“Eat a balanced diet.” You’ve heard that one before plenty of times, right?  You’ve probably even heard me say it.  That’s because it’s true – eating a balanced diet is one of the keys to good health.

The Truth About Carbohydrates, Fats and Protein

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If you’ve spent any time reading about good nutrition, then I don’t have to tell you how important it is to eat a clean diet consisting of a good balance of carbohydrates, fats and protein. But what does that mean, really?  And WHY is it so important?  Read on for answers to these questions…

Should You Be Eating Organic Foods?

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You eat clean.  You work out.  And you avoid putting toxins in your body like cigarette smoke.  So it’s fair to say you take good care of yourself. But let me ask you this: Is your food as “clean” as you think it is?

BCAAs: Amazing Amino Acids or Kidney-Killing Nightmares?

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It’s no secret that bodybuilders and others who lift weights spend a lot of time talking about protein.  Maybe we even obsess over it a bit.  I mean who else gets so excited when we see a new tub of whey coming in the mail from bodybuilding.com?

The Truth About Caffeine

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Caffeine is good for you. Wait, no, it’s bad for you.  Scratch that… it’s good for you. Do you ever feel like you’re on a merry-go-round when it comes to scientific and other expert views and opinions on caffeine?  Seems like every other day there’s a headline in the news about how coffee and other […]