Tag: nutrition

How Parents Can Encourage Kids To Eat Healthy

I am a parent of a picky eater. And when he’s not being picky to only wanting the same few foods then he isn’t eating much at all. So I understand the struggle. There are ways are parents we can encourage our kids to eat healthy. As parents, we cannot force our children to like

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Diets Are Not For Teens And Children—But Eating Healthy And Exercise Are

Diets are one of the most unhealthy things teens and children can do. But eating right—by consummating healthy and nutritious food with the right portions—and exercise is the best thing your kids can do. And yes, exercise is even encouraged for children. According to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans set by the U.S. Department

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2-Day BluePrint Juice Cleanse: This Is What I Learned

I just finished a 2-day BluePrint juice cleanse and I have never felt better—and never been happier now that it is over. Let me start by saying I recommend everyone do a juice cleanse. It was my first time, and although hard at times, it was doable. It was a challenge and taught me so

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How To Start A Flexitarian Diet

When it comes to diet, many are flexible when talking about adapting to adding new foods in on our quest to clean up our diets and fuel the body with what is needs. But it’s removing meat that can be hard for some. This is why slowly practicing a flexitarian diet is s great idea.

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How Bad Is Eating Out When On A Diet?

You have been working out and eating right—finally saying goodbye to the sweets from the holiday season. But then you are invited out to eat. After being committed to making healthy food choices it seems like there are two choices: decline the invitation and stick to your home-cooked, meal prepped dish to stick to your

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This Mom Uses Gummy Cuties To Solve Picky Eater Toddler Problems

“How is his diet,” a fellow mom of a 3-year-old asked? This was the start of the same conversation that came up multiple times at a recent toddler birthday party. Us moms reminisced about the times when our kids ate healthy meals filled with fresh vegetables sautéed, pureed or served raw.  In fact, my son

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Campfire S’mores GU Is What Running Nutrition Dreams Are Made Of

Runners, I have finally found a new energy gel flavor to get excited about. It’s called Campfire S’mores, and it tastes exactly how it sounds. Expect that initial creamy chocolately-ness followed by clouds of caramel with that hint of graham cracker without the crunch. It’s basically made to be enjoyed while exploring through the great

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The 5 Best GU Energy Gel Flavors For Runners Reviewed

When running long distance, it is extremely important to fuel the body so that it doesn’t run out of gas. Some runners opt for sports drinks, a banana, pretzels or even candy, others are fans of gels. And while there are a few popular gel makers on the market, GU Energy Gels are fan favorites.

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Vegetarian Meal Ideas For One Week For Those New To The Veggie Life

Welcome to the veg life. There are many different reasons why people decide to follow a vegetarian diet, but it can be hard for first timers to find nutritious and delicious meals to cook. This is my second time following the veggie lifestyle and I still struggle with finding what I can make—especially since I’m

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What Is Blue Majik? The ‘Magic’ Immunity and Energy Boost You Need To Try

We all know that there is no magic pill to make us healthy and fit. But that doesn’t mean we should sleep on the fact that there are supplements out there that can increase our energy, help to improve our immune system, jump start metabolism to aid in weight loss and easy anxiety and stress.

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