Tagged: nutrition tips

Turkey vs. Chicken: Which is Better Protein?

Turkey is a popular choice for sub sandwiches, deli meat, and is traditionally eaten during holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. But what nutritional value does it hold? How does it stack up to other protein-rich sources like chicken. Let’s compare the two types of meat.

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Forming Realistic Dietary Habits

One big mistake people make when beginning a diet is trying to overhaul everything at once. However, this isn’t practical if you quickly get overwhelmed. Follow these steps to form realistic dietary habits.

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Table Salt vs. Sea Salt: Which is Healthier?

The popularity of sea salt has increased greatly over the years. Celtic sea salt, Pink Himalayan sea salt, and Black Hawaiian sea salt are just a few of the common varieties. They are widely used in restaurants for their coarse, crunchy texture and strong flavor, and are found in abundance on supermarket shelves. Some manufacturers […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Good for Your Joints

Inflammation is a normal response within the body, and it is actually a good thing. Small injuries, such as a scrape, causes your body to release white blood cells to heal the damage. This leads to inflammation. While inflammation is an important function of the human immune system, it can also be the cause of […]

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Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Kids need calories for activities of daily living, health, brainpower, and growth. Children involved in sports need extra fuel for their athletic activities as well. Choose foods that are nutrient-dense in order to boost performance and promote overall health.

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Myth vs. Fact: Eat Less and Exercise More

Does eating fewer calories than how much you burn automatically equate to weight loss? This is the final installment of our mini-series on common nutrition myths where we’ll tackle the subject of how much food is necessary to fuel your exercise and activities of daily living.

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Myth vs. Fact: Pre/Post-Workout Supplements

What should you eat before and after your workouts? Many people consume workout supplements to help their bodies but is this the most effective way? This is part two of this month’s mini-series on nutrition myths. We’ll cover myths surrounding the subject of pre- and post-workout supplements.

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Myth vs. Fact: Workout Snacks

In this month’s mini-series, we will bust some common nutritional myths with regards to exercise. Read on to learn more about when and what an appropriate workout snack may be, pre- and post-workout supplements, and how much to eat to fuel your workouts.

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International & Domestic Travel Nutrition Tips

Have a big trip coming up? Whether you’re driving or flying, traveling domestic or abroad, you still have to eat. Your destination will determine what foods are available or if you have the ability to bring your own. Here are some travel nutrition tips!

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Collagen Intake for Younger-Looking Skin

Collagen. Only useful for wrinkles? Wrong! It is best known for helping smooth skin and is commonly found in skin creams, pills, and powders. Collagen plays an important role in the body and we may not need as much as we think.

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