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Is a Raw Diet for You?

by Kimberly Hays September 14th, 2018 | Diet
Raw diets are gaining in popularity, and though it sounds healthy to eat an abundance of fruit and vegetables there are also concerns with the diet. The benefits are that you get an abundance of fiber that keeps your body cleansed, and you are not getting excess sugar, salt, and preservatives from processed foods. There are also some disadvantages to the diet, like not getting all of the nutrients out of some foods because these nutrients are released when cooked, and you could become vitamin D deficient on a raw diet. To find out more, visit our sister publication,
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Get the Buzz on this Superfood

by MPK August 10th, 2018 | Diet
The term superfood is popular currently.  Although it can have slightly different meanings, typically it is used in reference to foods that have great nutritional value.  Some superfoods contain antioxidants; others are known to positively affect one's health.

This week on our sister publication, Health Eagle, bee pollen was discussed as a superfood.  Containing a great amount of vitamins and antioxidants, it is a unique food to add to your daily routine.  Bee pollen is available in several different forms and has been seen to help with certain health issues.

To learn more about this superfood, click here.
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Foods for Warmth

by Lori Sciame June 29th, 2018 | Diet
What one eats before or after a workout in cold weather can have a big impact on one's ability to stay warm.  Instead of chilly foods, including frozen juice bars and frozen yogurt, one should focus on foods that actually warm the body.  Click on this link to read an article on our sister web site, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more about what foods will keep an athlete warm during a foray in freezing temperatures. Think hot chocolate, chili, and more!
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Delicious and Healthy

by Lori Sciame May 18th, 2018 | Diet
Healthy snacking doesn't have to be boring.  If you have grown tired of carrot sticks, popcorn, and rice cakes, homemade fruit and/or nut bars may be just the snack you and your family have been looking for.  Check out our sister site, My Fitness Tunes, for a post with awesome fruit and nut bar recipes.  The ingredients are simple, and the preparation is relatively simple.  And the best part - no unhealthy preservatives.  Happy, healthy snacking!
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Spirulina: A Special Superfood

by Lori Sciame May 11th, 2018 | Diet
There is a superfood that you need to learn more about if you haven't heard of it yet.  Spirulina, a blue green algae present in both fresh and salt water, has been named one of the best diet additives.  It is full of vitamins and protein, plus some believe that the substance is beneficial in ridding the body of radiation. If the thought of eating algae doesn't appeal to you, however, no problem. Spirulina comes in tablets and capsules for easy consumption. Check out this informative article on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more
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