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You Don't Have to Live in a Van (To Eat Mindfully) health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

I can't be the only one who rolls her eyes whenever the newest book on Mindful Eating comes out, right?!

Or at least I used to be.

When I first heard the term, I thought it was all fairy dust and...

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What to Look For In a Protein Bar health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

As with protein powder, a protein bar is there to supplement-add to-your daily protein intake.  

Like protein powder, there is a ton of garbage on the market, labeled...

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What to Look for In a Protein Powder health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

When it comes to protein powder, there is alotof BS on the market. The teacher in me cries inside when I seesomany peoplereplaying the story that they can't afford toinvest in...

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Does Fruit Make You Fat? health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

For the love of all things math and science, please stop eliminating fruit from your diet because some magazine said it makes you fat.

Here’s how this works:

Yes, fruit has a decent amount of...

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Nutrition Truth or Myth? health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

The health and fitness industry is filled with countless opinions presented as fact. Google anything fat loss related and you can find some seriously fiery debates claiming to be Truth with a...

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Three Foods You're Eating Wrong health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

I know, I know. I keep saying there’s no right or wrong to all this and now I'm telling you you’re eating food wrong. 

The issue here isn’t that you should never be...

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What to Eat Before Your Workout health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

What and when you eat before a workout can make or break how that training session goes. 

Eat too early and you might feel weak. Eat too late and might feel nauseous. Eat too few carbs and you...

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Want Lasting Change? Stop Dieting. health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

Let's play a little game: 

Whatever you do, don’t think of a blue elephant. 

Seriously. 

You can think about anything in the world-absolutely anything, but do...

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The Three Amigos health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

The trio.
The trifecta.
The trilogy.

Three is a powerful number, even considered holy in some religions. 

It's no coincidence, then, that your body was designed to function off of a healthy...

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You Can Give a (Wo)man a Point System health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

You can give a (wo)man a point system and she'll lose weight temporarily.

Or

You give a (wo)man an education on how nutrition really works (ie what those point systems are doing) and...

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It's Time to Break Up With Your Diet health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

I'm gonna be blunt with you: 

You're in an unhealthy relationship.

All this back and forth.
The all in one minute then out the next.
The love/hate.
The guilt.
The regret. 

...It's gotta stop....

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Nutrition Label 101 health & nutrition Sep 07, 2020

While you are a sparkly, unique snowflake, your body does not defy the laws of math and science. And those laws of math and science say that if you eat less calories than you burn each day...

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