Food Label Myths

We have all fallen prey to the food label myths of the marketing industry. In fact, studies show that health claims on food packages lead consumers to perceive the products are healthier than they are. Before we know it, we are spending more money on food we think is good for us but offers no…

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What are antioxidants

We hear a lot about antioxidants in the health, wellness and nutrition worlds. The word gets thrown around a lot without much clarity on what it really refers to. Generally speaking, most of us know that antioxidants are an important part of our nutrition, but do you actually know what antioxidants are, what they do,…

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Body Force Fitness

“I can’t eat carbs, I get fat.” Let’s look at that for a second. We all know someone who has made this statement at some point in our lives, maybe even you? I have even said such ridiculous things before I knew better. When someone says, “I get fat,” is that because the scale goes…

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Body Force Fitness

Our workout of the week is Kettlebell Countdown 1.  This workout has 1 pair of kettlebell exercises, with Jump ropes for a single circuit with a descending rep count. Check it out below and give it a try at the gym. The Workout Kettlebell Countdown 1               Complete the following…

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Our recipe of the week is a twist on the traditional, vegan mini pumpkin pies. This comes from the website, mindfulavocado.com. See the link below.   Vegan Mini Pumpkin Pies Sometimes you need to make a variation on the traditional recipe for special dietary considerations. This vegan mini pumpkin pies recipe fills the bill.  These…

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Our recipe of the week is Spinach Balls. This comes from the website, sweetashoney.co. See the link below. Spinach Balls These spinach balls are a very popular appetizer for the upcoming holidays or anytime really. They are small cheesy balls filled with grated cheese, eggs and spinach. They are sure to be a hit, so…

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Our recipe of the week is Banana Bread Energy Balls. This comes from the website, downshiftology.com. See the link below. Banana Bread Energy Balls These banana bread energy balls are an easy, healthy snack that taste just like banana bread. Make a big batch of these on the weekend and keep them on hand for…

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Our recipe of the week is Easy blackened Shrimp. This comes from the website, allrecipes.com. See the link below.   Easy Blackened Shrimp It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe. Only 4 ingredients and it’s ready in about 7 minutes. This recipe is very versatile. You can eat the shrimp right out of the…

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Our recipe of the week is Easy Breakfast Egg Cups. This comes from the website, superhealthykids.com. See the link below. Easy Breakfast Egg Cups These easy breakfast egg cups are a great on-the-go breakfast. Make them ahead of time, store them in the fridge, and microwave them when you are ready to eat them. If…

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Our recipe of the week is for no-bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies. This comes from the website, halfscratched.com. See the link below. No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies This is a really simple recipe. These healthy no-bake cookies only have 4 ingredients, but they are loaded with flavor. You will want to have plenty of these…

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