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A Healthy Diet Avoids Protein Shakes

Many people believe that a healthy diet includes drinking protein shakes. But are there risks getting so much protein from shakes? A new study indicates that people looking to bulk up may want to reconsider drinking on protein shakes.  New research from the University of Sydney suggests that protein shakes may

Unhealthy Diets Rely on Processed Foods

Unhealthy diets rely heavily on processed foods. They also lead to weight gain. In the first study of its kind, scientists have shown that eating ultra-processed foods leads to weight gain in human volunteers in as little as 2 weeks. Research studies have reported associations between processed foods and health

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CBD Oil: Miracle Cure or Hype?

CBD oil is the latest trend. If you believe the advertising, it cures all that ails us. But does it live up to the hype? Or are the claims too good to be true? This recent article from Bloomberg separates fact from fiction. Conclusion: While CBD is generally believed to

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Eating Healthy Rules

Eating healthy strategies can make a big difference in keeping us on a healthy path. The signals in our food-centric world all point to overeating and to eating convenience foods which are generally not healthy.   Eating Healthy Using 14 Simple Strategies Eating healthy can help you lose weight and

This Wellness Coach Loves Coffee

I’m a Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach and I love my coffee. For a long time, we were told that coffee was bad for us and should be avoided. But who can resist the smell of coffee brewing in their kitchen? The good news is that not only have coffee’s

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Advice About a Balanced Diet and Supplements

Many of my clients believe that a complement to a balanced diet is a handful of supplements. In fact, this was a myth I too believed before I became a trained Certified Nutritionist. There are two schools of misguided thinking. One is the mistaken belief that a balanced diet will

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What is Healthy Eating?

What is healthy eating? Some of us mistakenly think we are engaging in healthy eating by focusing on particular foods that supposedly have health benefits associated with them. In doing so, we can take a lot of shortcuts, like living on juices, smoothies, protein shakes and nutrition bars. But is