Monthly Archives: March 2016

More water for weight loss? Yep!

I’m always bugging my parents to drink more water. When they come over for a healthy homemade meal, I provide them eight ounces of water in glass. When they are finished eating, the glass is only half full. No matter how much I chastise or beg them, they won’t finish the small glass of water I […]

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Pineapple Smoothie

This vegan smoothie is so delicious I had to eat it with a spoon! Pineapple Smoothie 1/3 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 cup ice 1 Tablespoon ripe avocado 1/2 scoop MRM vanilla veggie protein powder 1 small frozen banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk Add ingredients in the order above, mix and enjoy! I threw in […]

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from Fit to Fat to Fit

A television show called “Fit to Fat to Fit” is about fit and lean personal trainers who gain a massive amount weight after meeting a new client in order to lose the weight together. The trainer has to gain a percentage of his or her body weight in just 4 months. Some trainers gained as […]

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Can you be fat if you eat healthy?

While it’s less likely you will be overweight if you eat healthy whole foods the majority of the time, it’s still possible to be fat. Excess pounds come from excess calories. Healthy foods like avocado, rice, hemp, peanuts and coconut oil are extremely high in calories. A avocado is 320 calories. A cup of rice […]

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Take it off to strengthen

I walk around my house barefoot or in socks, not only to keep my house clean, but also to let my feet move freely. No matter the shoe, I’m more comfortable not wearing them. Shoes constrict the feet and weaken the arches and muscles. Wearing shoes all the time can also increase foot pain (1). […]

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Would you buy this beer?

This is probably one of the dumbest new products: a beer designed for the gym rat that has approximately 22 grams of protein. Even though this Barbell Brew has fewer calories and carbs, it’s unlikely to sway calorie-conscious weight lifters to switch beers just because it has a high protein content. The body builders I’ve […]

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Paleo Banana Coconut Pancakes

These pancakes are quick and easy to make. They are dairy-free, gluten-free and sugar-free. I sometimes eat this as a post-workout breakfast. I love that the kitchen smells like fresh-baked cookies when I make these. You don’t need to top with additional syrup or butter since they are moist and sweet from the banana. Paleo […]

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Easy Weight-Loss Fix

Everyone wants an easy way to lose body fat and this just might be what you’ve been waiting for. Resistant starches act like fiber, in that they have zero calories, fill you up, and aid in weight loss. To boost resistant starches in potatoes, pasta, oatmeal, and white rice, all that’s needed is to wait […]

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Have you tried this vegan milk?

I’m really picky when it comes to food so I was thrilled that I found a vegan, unsweetened milk that tastes good when mixed with frozen fruit as a smoothie. Not only does it have zero sugar, it’s only 30 calories for a cup.

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