Healthy Holidays

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By Carla Schuit RD, LDN, MPH First I would like to think everyone who was able to attend the presentation last week. It was great being able to share some healthy holiday tips with you and also answer your questions. I really hope to see you all soon again. The holidays can be tricky to navigate successfully. Remember a lot …

All Jazzed up. Caffeine and Athletic Performance

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By Carla Schuit -Registered Dietitian 75% of Americans start their day with a cup-o -caffeine. Whether it be coffee, tea or another source. We live hectic lives and need to be awake and alert through out the day. Many people don’t stop at their morning cup but continue to drink a variety of caffeinated beverages throughout the day. Food and …

Time to Eat: Fueling up for performance

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By Carla Schuit -Registered Dietitian Timing is everything. This certainly applies to your nutritional needs and their effect on your athletic performance. You want to have the nutrients available that your body needs to perform its best. Eat like a prince in the morning and a pauper in the evening. I heard this general rule of thumb a lot as …

5 Harmful Ingredients to Avoid!

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By Shannon Flanagan – CPT We live in a time of quick fixes. People will eat anything that says fat free or sugar free, however, just because it says “healthy choice”, doesn’t mean it is. Here are some top ingredients to stay away from because they cause more harm than good to your body. Splenda You may think that this …

What is in your Cup?!

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By Carla Schuit -Registered Dietitian What is hiding in your cup? Is it helping or hurting your diet and fitness goals? One of the craftiest places those calories hide is in the things we drink. We spend a great deal of time carefully choosing the foods we eat but rarely do we consider our beverages and their contribution to our …

6 Simple Rules to Get Rid of Belly Bloat

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By Shannon Flanagan – CPT 1.  Too much fiber Many people make drastic changes to their diet during the summer time.  Switching your diet suddenly usually means your body is getting too much fiber at once.  If you are not used to eating a large amount of fiber…than don’t.  Your body doesn’t have the right bacteria to hold off all …

My Top 10 Healthy Cooking Tips

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By Brooke Rodgers – Holistic Health Coach When cooking in the kitchen for the first time or the 100th time, many recipe concoction experiments are administered which can be a wonderful, creative thing, even if you make mistakes. Either way, that is OK! How else can one learn without making mistakes? Getting creative in the kitchen, tossing the recipe outline …

My Top 10 Healthy Cooking Tips

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By Brooke Rodgers – Holistic Health Coach When cooking in the kitchen for the first time or the 100th time, many recipe concoction experiments are administered which can be a wonderful, creative thing, even if you make mistakes. Either way, that is OK! How else can one learn without making mistakes? Getting creative in the kitchen, tossing the recipe outline …

Foods to buy organic: It can save a life

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By Brooke Rodgers – Holistic Health Coach Taking the initiative to buy a week or a month’s worth of produce at the local grocery store may be appealing and adventurous to some and others?  Well…downright dreadful.  But, we all have to eat to survive, right?  Eating clean, fresh, and as pure as possible is probably one of the best things …