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Eat This, Not That: Energy Boosters

It’s time for another Eat This, Not That blog! So much of weight loss is about controlling your hunger and watching what you eat. It’s helpful to have simple, tasty options to favorite guilty pleasure foods. What do you reach for when you are feeling a little low on energy? The fuel you give your body is crucial if you are on a weight loss journey. The food and drinks you choose could make or break your weight loss progress! I’m going to share with you some […]

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7 Warm Weather Exercise Essentials

If you’re heading outside to exercise, congratulations: You’re cutting your risk of stroke, heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes by as much as 50 percent. You’re lowering your risk of death by 30 percent. And maybe more importantly, you’re enjoying the world around you—the weather, the natural environment, parts of your neighborhood or community that you might not see every day. Science says you’ll improve your mood, and you can aid in your weight loss efforts. But before you strap on your shoes, grab these seven warm […]

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7 Delicious Fruits You Never Knew Existed

You know that fresh fruit is one of the foundations of a healthy diet and it can often satisfy a craving for sweets between meals and at dessert time. Good news: You have lots of choices of fruit to enjoy beyond the old stand-bys, apples and oranges. In fact, here are seven tasty fruits you may never have heard of that are loaded with flavor and nutrients. STAR FRUITCarambola, or star fruit, has light-green to yellow skin and juicy pulp that can be sweet or slightly tart, […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Overnight Oats Recipe – Runner Breakfast or Post Run Snack

This strawberry shortcake overnight oats recipe is an easy and healthy breakfast for runners or post-run snack. Make it ahead of time so you don’t have to worry about making breakfast  (and can use that time to stretch). The good news is strawberries are in season! I’ve spotted the local farms selling them from booths set up all around Orange County in random parking lots. That’s how I know they’re in season – and they are so delicious fresh from the farms!! So strawberries were on my […]

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6 Healthy Cooking Techniques Every Beginner Chef Should Know

Even if you weren’t born with Julia Child’s kitchen instincts, cooking at home can be easy as cake — well, you know what I mean.  If you’re eating mostly whole foods or if it’s one of your goals, then preparing meals at home is one of the best ways to make this healthy habit stick. Research shows that cooking at home is not only healthier but cheaper, too. Cooking is also good for the mind. The act of preparing your meals is just as nourishing for your body […]

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Natural Home Remedies as Medicine

While leading health institutions, doctors and Western culture may have convinced you that prescription drugs and medicine are the answer, you have been fooled. Treating health problems with medication merely masks the symptoms and in most cases, leads to a long list of negative side effects. What’s more is that that the majority of prescription drugs lead to nutrient depletion, as our Hallelujah Diet health experts have explained.  Rather than fill the body that God created in His image and likeness with harmful pills, consider how food […]

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I’ve never met a glycemic index I liked

You’ve heard this before (though not from me): “For weight loss and health, choose foods with low glycemic index.” Yes: And your sister is only half pregnant and your neighbor is a former murderer. We don’t have to look far to find illogical ideas in nutrition—they are everywhere. And the concept of glycemic index is yet another. But if you understand why glycemic index is nonsense, you are empowered to obtain even greater control over weight and health. Glycemic index, or GI, describes how high blood sugar […]

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5 Reasons to Do Nutrisystem with a Friend or Spouse

If you choose Nutrisystem to get you to your weight loss goals, consider bringing a partner along for the weight loss journey. When you do Nutrisystem with your spouse, partner or best friend, it can strengthen your relationship and help you both have more weight loss success. Bonus: Nutrisystem’s Refer A Friend program rewards you for bringing a buddy in on the weight loss action! Click here to learn more >) Here are five reasons why you need to do Nutrisystem with a friend: 1. Losing weight […]

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6 Yoga Poses To Avoid During Pregnancy – with Modifications

Curious which yoga poses are safe during pregnancy? Here are six yoga poses to avoid during pregnancy and some easy prenatal yoga modifications. It’s pretty obvious — yoga is my favorite type of exercise. It’s a total mind-body workout that leaves me feeling clear-headed, open-minded, and good all over. It’s also really great for pregnancy. Studies show that moms-to-be who participate in prenatal yoga have a lower incidence of prenatal disorders, low birth weight babies, and lower pain and stress. So I was really excited to continue my practice throughout my pregnancy. I […]

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Amazing Raw-nola

Raw-nola = a granola inspired recipe sans the cooking and made with ingredients you already have stocked in the pantry. You know how the saying goes some of the best things are made when you’re not trying so hard, well I kinda made this recipe by accident. I was attempting to make a variation of my Ultimate Energy Seed Truffles from the NS Cookbook during my batch cooking day and well, let’s just say I ran out of a couple ingredients so I was improvising all while multitasking and […]

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