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Are you Nuts for Snacking on Nuts?

by Bea January 28th, 2022 | Diet
Nuts are such a versatile food! The fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, and more, associated with nuts can lead to more efficient workouts, but what nuts should you be eating? Should you be eating nuts after your workout as well? Well, that depends on the intent of your workout. If you are trying to lose weight, then replenishing your body with nuts after your workout might not be a wise decision. On the other hand, if you are trying to bulk up, then yes, maybe you should be eating a handful of nuts after your workout!

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Fueling Your Body’s Fire

by Bea December 24th, 2021 | Diet
While fueling yourself properly is imperative for every workout, it becomes especially important when you exercise in the cold. As our bodies are made up of over 70% water, being in freezing conditions means that your body is going to be stiffer. There are a lot of ways to keep your body warm, but your body can actually keep itself warm if you provide it with food! That is right, food provides your body with a direct way to generate heat, and there are plenty of food options that can help facilitate that process efficiently.

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Pomegranate Power!

by Kimberly Hays October 29th, 2021 | Diet
Pomegranates are in season now, and everyone should be taking advantage and enjoying this amazing fruit. They have more antioxidants than any other fruit, and are full of vitamins and nutrients like C, B5, A, and E, and are high in fiber, niacin, iron, and potassium. For centuries, pomegranates have been used for medicinal purposes in other countries, as well as thought to have super-powers. Pomegranate juice is widely available nationwide now, and though it is a healthy alternative, you will gain the most benefits from this superfood by eating the actual fruit. To learn more about this fascinating
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Getting the Most out of Your Smoothie

by Bea September 17th, 2021 | Diet
Smoothies are a lot of fun to drink, and they are healthy, right? Well, it depends on how you drink your smoothies. A lot of people do not realize that they need to drink their smoothie as if they were eating a meal. Okay, that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, but your digestive system needs you to trigger it by chewing your smoothie. Get those enzymes going! Your body still needs to digest all of the food that you put into the blender!

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Healthy Foods of Summer

by Lori Sciame July 16th, 2021 | Diet
Summer offers long days of sunshine coupled with plenty of heat. Add sufficient rain, and these factors make it possible for a variety of produce to flourish. Food fresh from the garden tastes wonderful, it's low in calories, and best of all, it's good for you!  Read this post on our sister web site, My Fitness Tunes, about summer super foods, and learn about which foods pack the most punch for those that work out.  Happy summer, and happy healthy eating!
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