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Because I didn't really do anything earth-shattering in the exercise category today, I wanted to try to whip up something healthy. I try to steer clear of grains as much as possible and wanted to create something that would be a good go-to for breakfast. It's not uncommon for people to default to refined carbs like toast, bagels, or sugary cereals for their morning meal. These muffins might be a good alternative for people who are looking for a higher protein or gluten free breakfast. Check out the recipe below....more
Do you have a diet or fitness goal, but can't seem to reach it? Now's your chance with the 40-Day Shape Up! This weight loss and exercise program runs May 1st through June 9th. Sign up by April 27th - and you're in! It's that simple.State Your Goal, and GO!...more
My livelihood is health and fitness…something Inever would have guessed I’d be doing during my college years. I don’t really write about this very often, but I was born without hip sockets. I think that’s the first time I’ve written those words…and it just doesn’t look appealing. There is no other way to write it, so I’ll keep it there....more
Everyone has a healthy weight range. Sometimes we fluctuate within a few pounds of what we deem as our "fighting weight." If a mysterious two or three pounds seems to appear on the scale just as quickly as it disappears, it can probably be attributed to fluid retention....more
Could you ever imagine eating a healthy, balanced diet that is entirely void of fruit? Sounds almost counter intuitive, doesn't it? After all, fruit contains vital minerals and nutrients that our body needs. Last week, a friend mentioned that someone had told him the apples he regularly ate throughout the day will do nothing but get stored as fat in his stomach....more
Popcorn. Who knew it could be so darn healthy? I’ve always loved popcorn, but now I can eat it as afunctional food! Yes! This whole grain sensation is making as big of a splash as chocolate and red wine did when we learned about their health properties, too. The one thing wine, chocolate and now popcorn have in common is polyphenols....more