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Athletes Need to Hydrate with Water

Why Drinking Water is Powerful: Tips to Hydration Many people are suffering from headaches, fatigue, headaches, foggy thinking, heart burn, high blood pressure, stress, joint pain, back ache, hunger and even weight gain. Water is, aside from eating, one of the most vital aspects of staying alive; without either…we cannot exist.  We can live for…
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Why Eat Healthy?

Proper nutrition and hydration are as important as showing up to work on time and doing what is expected. You see, it’s not just what you do “here and there” that’s important to your peak performance at work; it’s what you put into your body the remainder of the day as well. Fueling at Work…
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Easy Tips for Planning a Diet and Sticking To It

Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible– all of which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and using them in a way that works for you.…
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What Are You Eating? What Are You Drinking? Ways To Stay Healthy

Your nutrition Could your nutrition be better? Answer ten simple questions and along the way discover what steps you can take to improve your current diet. I eat food which is fresh, local and mainly organic Yes No At least half the time I eat a wide range of raw and cooked vegetables (five to…
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Snacks to Energize

Fage Total 1% Greek Yogurt Per 7-ounce container: 150 calories 2 g fat 23 g protein Greek yogurt has more than double the protein of standard American-style yogurt. Make it a simple parfait by adding fruit, nuts, seeds, or granola. Fiber One 0-2% Cottage Cheese with Fiber Per ½ cup: 80 calories 2 g fat 10…
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Let’s Fight Everyday Stress with Healthier Nutrition Choices

Foods to Fight Stress Protein – dairy products, eggs, fish, meat, soy Vitamin B3 – Beef liver, brewer’s yeast, chicken, fish, sunflower seeds, turkey Vitamin B5 – Blue cheese, brewer’s yeast, corn, eggs, lentils, liver, lobster, meats, peanuts, peas, soybeans, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, whole-grain products Vitamin B6 – avocados, bananas, bran, brewer’s yeast, carrots,…
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Commit To Be Fit Contest for Better Body Composition

NSPT (North Shore Performance Training Facility) and Nutrition by Jules wants to challenge all members to better themselves and improve their InBody Composition test scores in twelve weeks. All off-season athletes and all adult clients are encouraged to participate. ALL fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to sign up. How Do I Participate? Participation is simple.…
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What is Body Composition? Why Should You Be Concerned?

Want to really know what that number on your scale represents? How much muscle do you have? How much is body fat? How much is water?   Why do I need to know how much muscle/fat I have? No matter what your goals are in the gym or with your fitness – whether it’s gaining…
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Here are 5 common mistakes people make when battling the scale:

You Eat Too Much of the Healthy Stuff Just because it’s “healthy” doesn’t mean you should overdo it.  Sometimes people think that a huge salad is a better choice than a small sandwich, but it all really depends on what and how much you eat.  Check for serving sizes for the dish or the ingredients…
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Lights Out for Better Health and Weight Loss

Let’s face it: most of us are sleep deprived. With the help of nutrition and good sleep habits, you can overcome insomnia and wake alert and rested. Learn which foods and nutrients are critical for sleep. Discover delicious bedtime snacks that keep you satisfied and help you sleep through the night. Feeling well rested will…
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