Eating Healthy. Trail Mix: Making Me Nuts!!!

Eating Healthy. Trail Mix: Making Me Nuts!!! I see so much information about what healthy food is and what isn't healthy I get confused. Lets Face it, Eating Healthy is difficult. So here's a Question - Is Trail Mix Healthy? Since its inception, trail mix has had a reputation as a healthy snack. But just how healthy is it really? Should this snack be saved for serious hikers, or is it perfectly fine to mindlessly munch on at your desk?...

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Nutrition Nightmare: Starbucks Seasonal Drinks

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Nutrition Nightmare: Starbucks Seasonal Drinks Black coffee is a relatively healthy, energizing beverage. It enhances memory, improves athletic performance, and helps you get going in the morning or through a sluggish part of your day. Black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cream and/or sugar) can give you a boost, but not all coffee drinks are created equal. Check out the Starbucks Seasonal Drinks - THEY ARE A NUTRITION NIGHTMARE! Though we are going to focus on the...

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Proper Nutrition Steps

Proper Nutrition Steps

Proper Nutrition Steps This will sound a lot easier than it is.  Ready?  There are 3 Proper Nutrition Steps, I hope this helps you! Proper Nutrition Steps #1:  Cut Out The Obvious Crap You don't need me or anyone else to tell you that candy, cookies, sodas, junk food, fast food, and booze and beer are wrecking your body or slowing your progress.  Actually, maybe you do need this?  Here it is: Cut It Out. If you are eating these...

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Start Your Day With Water – Fitness Tip & Trick #3

Stay Hydrated

Start Your Day With Water! Get more water in your body!  What's the easiest way to make that happen?  Be sure the first thing you do when you wake up is Drink a big glass! The male human body is about 50% to 65% water while the female body is about 45% to 60%and muscles contain about 75%.  Get more of it into your body and it will thank you! Here are just a few benefits of drinking water and being properly...

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Do Not Fear Carbohydrates! – Fitness Tip & Trick # 2

Do Not Fear Carbohydrates! - Fitness Tip & Trick #2 Possibly fear eating too many of the starchy kind of carbohydrates, but that could be said for anything!  Eating too many carbs beyond your body's needs causes your body to store them as fat.  Storing food as Fat is a concept goes back thousands of years so nothing you do about it is going to change that.  Our ancestors needed to store food because they were hunters and gatherers.  Nowadays we...

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Organic Foods or Not Organic Foods?

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Organic Foods or Not Organic Foods? The choice isn't always that easy!  Whether you eat organic foods or not is up to you, and there are some definite reasons to try to eat organic foods instead of those that are not. I try to, but am definitely still in the beginning process and certainly don't judge someone on whether they do or don't eat organic. Lets face it, with today's world not eating convenience foods or junk foods is difficult. Check...

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