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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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A Healthier More Energized YOU – Nutrition for a Healthier Life

How Nutrition Can Help Do you suffer from recurrent dips in mood, concentration and energy? Do you reach for a sugary snack or a cup of coffee to “pick you up,” only to find you feel grumpy and exhausted again shortly afterwards? By improving your diet and eating patterns, you can help balance your blood…
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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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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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Fueling for the Workplace

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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Start Eating Like the Athlete You Are

Athletes train well in advance to get in shape and to gain that competitive edge. However, the area of nutrition is often overlooked and can make a major difference in an athletes performance, risk of injury and overall health. Many athlete’s often turn to supplements for that edge, but may overlook what they are actually…
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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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