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Performance Based Nutrition

Snacks for Better Energy

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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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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Hydrating for Athletic Performance

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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Sleep Helps You Lose Weight

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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Foods to Fight Stress

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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3 Easy Tips for Fueling Your Workout Without Overdoing

Heading to the gym after work for a quick workout? Out for a morning walk with the dogs? Working out is good for physical and mental health. Although many individual’s workout for weight loss or maintenance, exercising burns fewer calories than you might think. For example, you burn about 100 calories for every mile you…
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Weight Loss Tips

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 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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Healthy Food List

Protein Choices Beef tenderloin (aka filet, filet mignon)-fat content high Bison Boneless, skinless chicken breast Buffalo steak (lean) Canned tuna (water packed) Canned white meat chicken (water packed) Egg whites & eggs Extra lean ground beef & ground round (92–96%) Extra lean ground turkey, turkey breast slices or cutlets (fresh meat, not deli cuts if…
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Is Diet Soda Really That Bad For Me?

There are few foods on the planet that offer absolutely zero nutritional value, and soda falls into this category. I’m always surprised at how many people ask me if diet soda is really that bad for you. If you’re not convinced, it’s time to get the facts and understand the real risks that come along…
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