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Thursday
Apr032014

Does “Food Combining” Make Sense?

When we envision a healthy diet, we carefully consider our food choices. What do we buy? How do we prepare it? Do we have an appropriate balance of macronutrients and ample micronutrients to fuel our body and optimize our physiological functioning? Are we avoiding unnecessary toxins and additives and eating a clean diet? In addition to these essential questions, some sources suggest that how we combine our food selections can make a difference in our health and metabolism. They claim that some combinations offer the best chance for good digestion and optimum nutrient absorption, while others put us at distinct disadvantage. Are they right? In a Healthy Way of Eating routine, does the how, when and “with what” matter? Let’s take apart the philosophy of food combining.

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Challenge Check-in: 6 Strategies for the Midpoint

It’s the official midpoint, folks. Does it seem possible? How would you describe your Challenge experience so far? What’s been your biggest success? How would you rate your overall progress? What do you think you could improve upon? Midpoint is the perfect time to assess and realign with your goals in order to pave the way for greater success in these final weeks. Whether you’re happy with the progress you’ve made or want to kickstart new efforts, use what you’ve learned and commit to making the remaining weeks your best yet! Check out these 6 strategies for energizing the second half of your 90-Day journey!

 

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Wednesday
Mar122014

Quiz Time: How Good is Your Nutrition? 

March is National Nutrition Month, which means it’s the perfect time to take inventory of your dietary habits. What healthy practices have you adopted? Which are still a work in progress? Have you made these good choices daily priorities? How about for each meal? The key to positive change is to choose one healthy behavior at a time until it becomes routine. Whether you’ve been on this journey for quite some time or are just getting started, read over the list below and rate which of these healthy practices you’re doing and how often: never, at most meals 1-2 days a week, at most meals 3-4 days a week, or at most meals every day?

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Wednesday
Mar052014

7 Herbs and Spices for Good Health

While we give careful consideration to the foods we buy in adopting the Healthy Way of Eating, how we cook them has the power to add ample benefit. Simple seasonings we might include for flavor could also support our overall health. Additionally, many herbs can offer medicinal benefits in teas, capsules or topical applications – all without the unwanted side effects of many over-the-counter products. It’s a testament to the power of food as functional to our health and wellbeing. Read on to see seven healthy and flavorful additions you can make to your cooking and self-care routines!

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