Gabriella Patel

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Not just child’s play, trampoline classes are popping up in gyms across the country. Trampoline workouts are not only a quick way to tighten, tone, and build core strength, they can also shred calories and boost cardio as effectively as going for a run, but without the stress on your joints! Keep Reading

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Children ages 2-8 should get at least 3-5 ounces of grains a day, and at least half should come from whole grains.  Eating more whole grains is an easy way to make your diet healthier. Whole grains are packed with nutrients including protein, fiber, B vitamins, antioxidants, and trace minerals.  Read more helpful tips on how to get your family to eat more whole grains.  And try our delicious Honey-Oatmeal Wheat Bread recipe that’s packed with nutritious whole grains! Keep Reading

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Itching to get outdoors?  Take your workout outside with a backyard bootcamp-style workout!  Outdoor bootcamps provide plenty of fresh air, exercise variety, challenge and, above all, fun!  You get a total-body workout with cardio, strength, and interval training elements that can produce a high-caloric burn during and after your workout.  Plus, you can get your whole family involved in this fun workout! Keep Reading

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