The Vacation Diet {Guest Post}

The Vacation Diet {Guest Post}

It's Camille's first post!.... Summer is wonderful for so many reasons. Besides the sunshine, barbeques, and countless outdoor events, summer is also the season for road trips and family vacations. All those hours you’ve put in at the gym and in the kitchen have really paid off—it’s time to rock that summer attire!

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Beyond the Banana

Beyond the Banana

Last week I talked about the new nutrition label proposed by the FDA. Assuming the changes are accepted, there would be a new focus on potassium intake...Specifically, potassium plays a role in maintaining blood pressure and a regular heart beat, as well as muscle contraction. Don't forget when I say muscle, I don't just mean your biceps and your quads. Your heart is a muscle, and your body has smooth muscle that helps you digest food.

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Myth-Busting: "Trans Fat Free"

Myth-Busting: "Trans Fat Free"

The nutrition label on foods is - in general - a great thing. But I have found many people remain confused, or even tricked, by information they find on the label. One of those areas is trans fats. There has been a lot of media hype around trans fats, and I wanted to break down the truth on the subject, especially when it comes to how to find them on the nutrition label.

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