Yes, Some Fats Are Good For You

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Last week, I shared how there are good carbs and bad carbs, and the importance of consuming certain types of carbs to help achieve your health and fitness goals. If you find yourself just as confused about fats – whether to consume some or none at all, full-fat vs low-fat vs non-fat – you’re not alone. Fats are so often …

Get Carb Smart (Truth About Carbs)

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Isn’t all the information about carbs confusing? Carbs are good because they create energy; carbs are bad because they create fat. The truth about carbohydrates is that there are good carbs and bad carbs; not all carbs are bad, and not all carbs are good. When properly incorporated into your diet, carbs can be used to help you achieve your …

How to us the power of protein to lose weight and get toned

How to Use the Power of Protein to Lose Weight and Get Toned

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Did you know that eating lean protein with each meal can help you lose weight and sustain your weight loss achievements? Despite this fact, most people don’t consume enough protein in their daily diets, which means they miss out on its fat burning and lean mass building benefits. Protein important for a number of reasons. First, it helps build and …

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We Make Time for What Is Important

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. The day is an opportunity to celebrate your love and affection for your ‘other’ half in a romantic way. Thankfully, I don’t need to worry that my husband will buy me chocolates; we usually go to the Mexican restaurant where we had our first date for our Valentine’s Day dinner. We get so …

Why Fitness Testing is Important in Your Later Years

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With our average life expectancy increasing, our ability to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle into our later years will depend upon how well we maintain our personal fitness levels. As we age, it is increasingly important to pay attention to our physical condition so we will be able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for …

Stop Eating Until You’re Full! Seriously!

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Do you often eat until you are full? Or even stuffed? Do you know that eating until full or over-full is a habit that can be changed? One of the most important aspects of healthy eating is often overlooked, and that is the need to eat slowly and mindfully. If done properly, mindful eating will slow down the process, making …