Gabriella Patel

Grill Healthy

by Gabriella Patel on July 15, 2014

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The 24th of July holiday is coming soon and that means many people will be firing up the grill to celebrate Pioneer Day. Lots of hot dogs, hamburgers and of course, ribs, will be cooked, but there are some healthy food items that you can throw on the grill and make your holiday BBQ a little different. Check them out, along with a couple recipes that won’t affect your healthy eating plan: Keep Reading


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Everyday activities such as bending over to clean up after the kids, and leaning over to pick something off the ground takes its toll on your back. You use your back muscles for most movements, especially when you are just simply walking. Strengthening your back will not only improve the look of your back, but also will prevent from future injuries from happening. Try these 4 simple exercises that will improve your core, and help strengthen the back: Keep Reading


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Next to the olive, the avocado is the second fruit with the highest mono-unsaturated fatty acids content at 20%, which amounts to almost twenty times that of any other fruit. This leads many to believe that eating avocados won’t promote healthy weight-loss. Keep Reading


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Bananas are one of America’s favorite fruits! On average, Americans eat more than 28 pounds of bananas per person, per year. Bananas are nutrient-rich and offer a wide variety of health benefits. So indulge your sweet tooth without ruining your diet, a banana averages only 110 calories and are naturally fat and cholesterol free. Keep Reading


When to Buy Organic

by Gabriella Patel on April 25, 2014

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Buying organic can be pretty rough on your wallet. Is organic produce really worth the extra expense? The truth is, some non-organic produce is just as safe as its organic counterpart. Read on to help you navigate your way through the produce section safely. Keep Reading


Spring into Fitness

by Gabriella Patel on April 9, 2014

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Are you trying to start back into a fitness routine after a long winter break?  Learn the secrets of people who have managed to make exercise a way of life.  Here are some tips and tricks to get you into a fitness routine. Keep Reading


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Comfort Food Recipes

by Gabriella Patel on March 13, 2014

What are comfort foods? They are foods that usually remind us of comforting childhood memories and generally personify home cooking. They invoke feelings of nostalgia, safety, and security. Are you in the mood for some down home comfort foods? Try these top rated and hearty recipes your family will love! Keep Reading


Workout in 5 Minutes Flat

by Gabriella Patel on February 22, 2014

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No time for a full workout today?  Take time to squeeze in this quick workout that you can do in as little as five minutes!  When you work hard, even for just five minutes, you will see an improvement.  Keep Reading


More Top Foods

by Gabriella Patel on February 13, 2014

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Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated.  Here are more readily available foods you should be incorporating into your family’s diet.  We have also included some recipes that include these healthy foods to get you started! Keep Reading


Meal Planning Basics

by Gabriella Patel on December 18, 2013

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Meal planning is the best way to ensure your family is eating nutritious quality food.  Life can get hectic and that makes meal planning a lot harder.  If you feel overwhelmed with meal planning, read more to learn some helpful tips to help you become a meal planning pro (or at least get you started). Keep Reading