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Research has shown that active people are much less likely to suffer chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease and joint problems, and they are likely to have better mental health than their sedentary counterparts.[1] This means the more active you are, the less you have to devote to the health care system, leaving you with more to spend on… (Show more)
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Category: Lunch/dinner Dietary Notes: Gluten free, Dairy free Serves: 2 Chicken, veggies, and brown rice make a great combination for a filling yet nutritious meal for two. Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt and pepper 1 lemon 2 medium carrots, cut into chunks (about 2 ½ cups) 1 small white onion, sliced thinly 1 cup… (Show more)
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Did you know the average plate size is 20 percent larger than it was 50 years ago? And, not surprisingly, when people have larger plates, they eat more calories.  Portion sizes have grown over the years, which can make us eat more without even realizing it. No wonder so many Americans find it hard to manage their weight! An important key to… (Show more)
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News flash – you can eat healthy while keeping your grocery bill low. Below are some of our favorite tips and tricks for helping you eat delicious and nutritious meals without breaking the bank.   First, the shopping tips: ·         Buy fresh produce in season and freeze it. Food is much cheaper in peak season. Check out this list of seasonal… (Show more)
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Is being excessively competitive or too self-critical stopping you from reaching your goals? Recent research shows that self-criticism actually makes us less resilient and less likely to learn important lessons from failure. Instead, in the face of adversity, self-criticism can make us more anxious and defensive, and can lead to isolation or… (Show more)
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  Congratulations! You’re eating better, exercising more – you’ve lost the weight and you’re feeling great. It’s time to shift your focus from eating to lose, to maintaining for the win. As tempting as it might be to take time off from the gym, celebrate with food, and slip back into your old habits – don’t! When it comes to maintaining lost… (Show more)
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by Shannon Spence Buy organic. Go raw. Shop local. We’re constantly inundated with messages surrounding the food we buy, from the grocery store to the vegan restaurant down the street. So how do we really know that what we’re buying (and eventually eating) is actually good for us? A good rule of thumb - according to all grandmas, hippies and… (Show more)
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Dried fruits and nuts are a great combo if you want to increase your intake of fiber – why not try it with this dessert recipe? Ingredients½ cup of golden raisins, dried blueberries, cranberries, raisins, or currants 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ cup unsalted butter… (Show more)
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