Healthiest Packaged Snack Options

Exploring nutritious snack choices is a cornerstone of maintaining a balanced and health-conscious lifestyle. From wholesome nuts and seeds to protein-packed Greek yogurt cups, this curated list of healthy packaged snacks offers a diverse range of options that cater to varying tastes and dietary preferences. Dive into ...

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Beach Picnic Packing List

Follow my Healthy Boat Living Instagram and Facebook accounts and YouTube.  Join me a fitness and nutrition expert, my husband George and boat dog Emmie aboard our Tollycraft Little Bear as we navigate the tides of nutrition and exercise while embracing the unique challenges and opportunities that come with liv ...

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Gym in a Bag Travel Workout with Bands

For each exercise, 8-12 repetitions improves strength and power, 10-15 repetitions improve strength in middle-age and older persons starting exercise, and 15-20 repetitions improve muscular endurance. I suggest trying this at home first before your trip so that you are familiar with how to do the exercises. Then you ...

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How do you get clients through their training plateaus?

Article by:  Maria Faires, RD Published:  March 2014, IDEA Fitness Journal Owner, Active Nutrition Fitness and Nutrition Consulting, Sammamish,  WA IDEA is the world's leading organization of fitness professionals. IDEA's publication IDEA Fitness Journal contacted me and asked me to describe how ...

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Fatty Food Facts You Might Not Want To Know

One 15-ounce bag of potato chips = 1 cup of oil Most bags of chips contain an average of 150 grams of fat. Instead of munching on traditional chips, seek out baked varieties, make some popcorn with canola oil and popcorn kernels or grab some pretzels or peanuts. And of course, be aware of how much you're eating. M ...

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Client Spotlight: Meet Gene

Written by: Intern Callie Parry and Gene Purdum Maria has a vast group of past and current clients. They range in age, location and life experiences. To give you a better sense of the people Maria is helping through her business and expertise, we will be doing regular client spotlights. To start, we wou ...

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Creating Stress-Free Dinners

Pre-prepping ingredients before dinner helps ease the rush and stress of mealtime. I work from home, so when I had some time mid-afternoon, I washed and cut the veggies, gathered the rice pilaf ingredients, and prepared the salmon in its baking dish. An hour before dinner, I put the green beans in a pot with the ...

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Health Dangers of Alcohol Consumption

Researchers have linked alcohol consumption to more than 60 diseases, even in those who are moderate drinkers. Moderate drinking is up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men. What constitutes a drink can be found here. For more detailed information on Alcohol Drinking Levels Defined Cancer lin ...

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How to Beat Fatigue

Lack of sleep is most likely the main culprit behind low energy.  Adults need 7-9 hours per night, seniors 7-8 hours, and teens 14 to 17 years old 8-10 hours. PMID: 30568521 While it's common to sometimes have problems getting to sleep or staying asleep, this can also be a sign of insomnia or anot ...

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Are Your Ab Exercises Hurting Your Back? And Safe Core Exercises To Do Instead

I have been a huge fan of Dr. McGill for years now. Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo and renowned back pain researcher. He knows more about training abs and backs safely than anyone. According to Dr. Stuart McGill, doing sit-ups will hurt your back over time. He says ...

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Create Your Own Healthy Cookbook Recipe Keeper

A key lifestyle habit is to cook healthy meals. So it’s important to collect a repertoire of healthy recipes that you have tried and like.   I have a system that works well for me. I print out any recipes I want to try and place them in a designated drawer in my kitchen desk. Once I have tried the recipe and d ...

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The Mediterranean Diet: The Best Diet Pattern for a Long-Term Healthy Lifestyle

Here are a few studies that highlight the benefits of the Mediterranean diet: Estruch, R., et al. (2013). Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet. The New England Journal of Medicine, 368(14), 1279-1290. This landmark study showed that following a Mediterranean diet supplemented with ext ...

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