Salmon and Veggies Over Cheesy Grits

Salmon with veggies over cheesy grits is one of my family's go-to meals. It's quick, simple and a delicious twist on the not-so-healthy shrimp and grits (my favorite). Since weeknights are already hard trying to get dinner on the...

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Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Stew

This recipe is almost like an “everything but the kitchen sink” type recipe but has the added benefit of fitting into a healthy Mediterranean Diet. You can easily throw everything in your crockpot in the morning before leaving for...

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Sports Nutrition Supplements for Teenage Athletes: What’s Safe and Effective?

Are you a parent of a teenage athlete who wants your child to become faster and stronger but not at the expense of their health? Sports nutrition supplements are usually the first go-to to reach these goals.   There are key...

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Sports Nutrition: What Should I Eat Before A Game or Competition?

The sports nutrition you give your body before a game or competition can make a big difference in your performance! Being a student athlete is hard work- you have to balance school, practice, games and maybe even a job. Eating...

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Intermittent Fasting

I recently posted about the ketogenic diet (click here to read if you missed it) but that's not the only option for weight loss these days. Chances are you've heard of intermittent fasting or IF for short. IF is...

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Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss

Have you been considering the ketogenic diet to help you lose weight? Chances are you've heard of your friend or a friend of a friend or that girl on the internet who follows it and has lost a gazillion...

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Inexpensive Ways to Increase the Quality of Your Food

Why is healthy food so expensive?? It does appear that healthy food is more expensive than not so healthy food but what about the cream of the crop food? I'm talking grass fed beef, organic food and local produce. Quality...

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Vitamin D For Sports Performance?

What if you could take a pill, in this case a vitamin, that would prevent a number of health conditions AND improve athletic performance?! It could be a reality with vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin. What is...

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How to Evaluate Your Supplements for Safety and Efficacy

There are hundreds of thousands of supplements on the market today and it seems like every hour a new one is coming out. I get asked about supplements all the time and I can’t even keep up! So how...

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How Much Protein Do I Need For Optimal Health and Performance?

Protein: Is too much of a good thing not a good thing? Protein is a necessary macronutrient that is necessary for life but does that mean we can eat it in unlimited quantities? Is too much of a good thing...

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