Care for a Healthy Smoothie?

by Wendy on June 19, 2015

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Most everyone loves a freshly pressed juice or refreshing smoothie, and what’s not to like? They taste great, pack a serious punch when it comes to vitamins and minerals, and offer a healthy way to boost your energy. Besides, you can be as creative as you want, mixing and matching your favorite veggies, fruits, and add-ins! Your drink can be silky smooth, thick and creamy, or even have a bit of texture. Keep Reading


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What type of food sounds best on a cold, spring day? For most of us, a warm cup of soup is most comforting, and fills our kitchens with a delicious aroma. It is easy to prepare, and filling. The fact that specific tableware is designated for the sole purpose or eating soup is evidence of its prominent role at our kitchen tables. Keep Reading


Beat the Bloat

by Wendy on April 24, 2015

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Gas and bloating might be an uncomfortable topic to talk about with some people, but it is something that we all experience. On average, we pass gas anywhere from 12-25 times a day, and surveys show that abdominal bloating affects up to 30% of Americans. Keep Reading


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Salmon is one of the better fish to grill that you will find at your local grocery store. Thanks to its relatively high fat content, salmon benefits from grilling much like beef, developing a smoky sear on the outside while sealing in its moisture. Keep Reading


Almost everyone has dealt with some level of neck pain and without knowing and understanding the cause, the odds are good it will occur again. Neck pain is often caused by prolonged strain on upper back and neck muscles due to poor posture or spending a long amount of time in one position. Keep Reading


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Kettlebells aren’t anything new, but their popularity in fitness circles continues to rise. When used correctly, kettlebells are extremely effective training tools for providing total-body strength and conditioning. Keep Reading


Oatmeal is Great in So Many Ways!

by Wendy on February 27, 2015

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Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. The oatmeal discussed here is not the instant kind that comes in the different flavors — these are full of sugar. Keep Reading


Packing on Muscle

by Wendy on January 21, 2015

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What if I told you that you could gain more muscle mass with less training? Or retain more muscle mass with less training? And even gain/retain more strength with less training? The secret is nutrition. Keep Reading


Chances are, your mother hounded you for a good portion of your childhood to eat your vegetables. At the time, they were kind of gross. Of course we would’ve rather had some sweet or salty snacks to satisfy our taste buds! Keep Reading


Improve Your Vision Naturally

by Wendy on December 5, 2014

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to decrease the risk of vision loss, or improve your eyesight naturally without an expensive medical procedure? Keep Reading