• Setting a resolution? Try one of these instead of weight loss

    Setting a New Years’ resolution can certainly be a motivator for some. You get that little flutter of excitement inside when you are embarking on something new. One of the most common resolutions is weight loss, and while there are… Read More »

  • Fall is for Cruciferous Vegetables

      Almost every year a cruciferous vegetable becomes the latest and greatest superfood. First it was kale, then Brussels sprouts. The truth?  They are ALL super duper, filled with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium and antioxidants. Keep eating the… Read More »

  • Nitrate: from carcinogen to health and performance booster?

      For many years the term “nitrate” was mostly used when discussing the sodium nitrate found in smoked and cured meats. Nitrates and nitrites have been added to cured foods for hundreds of years – they act as antimicrobials, antioxidants,… Read More »

  • Pineapple Coconut Avocado Smoothie

    Try this as a simple, refreshing breakfast. The combination of protein, carbohydrate, and electrolytes (plus fluid) also makes it perfect for a workout recovery smoothie. I incorporated frozen avocado into this one, which adds texture, but fresh avocado is fine,… Read More »

  • Choosing a protein powder

    Protein powders used to be mostly associated with bodybuilders and weightlifters. Today, folks from recreational exercisers to Olympic endurance athletes include protein powder as part of their fueling repertoire.  With the influx of consumers comes the influx of products –… Read More »

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