How to Thrive: Easter Brunch Edition

How to Thrive: Easter Brunch Edition

It seems to me that we need to switch our mindset. Instead of a holiday being a reason to throw caution to the wind, I wonder if we need to treat holidays more like Tuesdays. And honestly, I’m less interested in living most of life under crazy restrictions that make me feel like I need to treat myself to something, and more interested in living out enjoyable health each day.

After all, understanding these special occasions is actually just figuring out how to do life NOT on a diet. Living a real life, with real friends and family, with real opportunities to celebrate and enjoy good food and good people.

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8 Signs You're on a Fad Diet

8 Signs You're on a Fad Diet

How do you even know if you’re on a fad diet? Today’s fad diets are usually taking on a different shape. With changes like this every few years, it can be hard to stay on top of it all. Is the latest way of eating you heard about a fad diet, a “regular” diet, or something that is actually good for you? It’s really tempting to rush to a diet that promises fast results without a lot of effort. Who doesn’t want to hit the easy button on life? I have been there. To help you steer clear of the fad diets, I have 8 signs that you’re following a fad and you might want to rethink your health priorities and goals.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Folate

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Folate

If you are a woman of child-bearing age, this post is for you. Not just for those who are currently pregnant or breastfeeding. A common misconception is that you don’t need to worry about folate until you are actually pregnant. Not true! Even if you are only at the point of knowing that you want to one day have children, this is something you should be thinking about.

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Protein: Recommendations and Use (Part 1)

Protein: Recommendations and Use (Part 1)

If you look on the shelves of your grocery store, you probably notice one of two things written on the package - "gluten-free" or how much protein is in the food. Protein is definitely the nutrient du jour, and people are OBSESSED with getting enough. Is that warranted? How much is enough? How much is too much?

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