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Healthy Treats are Necessary

Healthy treats are a necessary part of a reasonable diet. There’s no good reason to permanently eschew all treats. Doing so does not lead to a happy life. Also, it is totally unnecessary. Just find ways to make calorically dense treats somewhat healthy by using nutritious ingredients. Go light on

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A Well Balanced Diet Recipe

A well balanced diet is one that focuses on variety. As a Certified Nutritionist, my favorite well balanced diet is the Mediterranean diet. It is backed up as one of the healthiest diets by decades of research. What is a Well Balanced Diet Given all the popular fad diets, Keto,

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A Healthy Balanced Diet Includes Tomatoes

What does a healthy balanced diet consist of? A healthy balanced diet includes many fruits and vegetables. This recipe features tomatoes, which are technically classified as a fruit, but many of us consider to be a vegetable. Try Heirloom Tomatoes Tomatoes are in season now, you might even be growing

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A Healthy Lifestyle is Not About Skinny

A healthy lifestyle is not about being skinny. It is about eating real foods in reasonable quantities. A Healthy Lifestyle Does Not Focus Solely on Weight The focus of living a healthy lifestyle should not be a number on the scale. Instead, a healthy lifestyle encompasses putting healthy foods in

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A Healthy Diet Includes Healthy Carbs

A healthy diet definitely includes carbohydrates. That’s one of the deficiencies of the Keto diet. A healthy diet includes all food groups. But there are different types of carbs. Some types you should include in a healthy diet and others are not healthy. We distinguish between simple and complex carbohydrates.

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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

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Healthy Diet Programs Must Be Convenient

For healthy diet programs to be sustainable, they have to be convenient. We are all busy. Who wants to spend an hour cooking dinner after coming home starving and exhausted? As a Certified Nutritionist, I help client find practical ways for my clients to build healthy diet programs that work

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Eating a Healthy Diet

Eating a healthy diet can be challenging to maintain. Here’s the personal journey that Paul Kita, the Food & Nutrition Editor at Men's Health, went on to get to a healthy diet. Eating a Healthy Diet: One Person's Journey Here’s how Paul Kita’s journey, in his own words, to a

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Nutrition Coaching Teaches Planning

Nutrition coaching teaches clients to plan their meals and snacks. In this food-focused environment, maintaining healthy nutrition requires planning. Without planning, most of us will make poor food choices and eat too-big portions. Many overweight people make sporadic, and usually short-lived, attempts to lose weight. After a time, calorie deprivation