Posted on May 7, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    We all (or almost all) drink alcohol on various occasions, whether it is a glass of wine with dinner, a beer at a BBQ or a cocktail at a party. In this article learn about 1) the benefits (yes, there are some!), 2) “Better choices” for Boot Campers, and 3) the risks and harmful effects of alcohol consumption

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    Posted on April 30, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    Are juice cleanses really good for you? Should we eat more or less protein as we get older? What foods help with inflammation? It’s late at night and I am hungry. Should I eat or go to sleep and eat in the morning? These and more of your questions have been answered by Lauren in her blog post as we are nearing the end of our 100 Days Of Fitness Challenge.

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    Posted on April 21, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    100 Days of Fitness CAFFEINE: THE MOST WIDELY CONSUMED DRUG IN THE WORLD by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD Caffeine is a bitter tasting substance that occurs naturally in more than 60 plants. Key sources include tea leaves, coffee beans, kola nuts (the origin of cola drinks), and cacao pods (from which chocolate is made). There […]

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    Posted on April 9, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    Did you know that sodium increases the risk of a heart attach and hypertension? What is a silent killer? Read Lauren’s latest article and learn what leads to high blood pressure and what you can do to avoid it. Hint…There is more to it than just reducing salt in your food…

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    Posted on April 4, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    FOOD LABELS – HELPFUL OR HYPE? Do you know the real meaning of our food labels? Do you understand the difference between “cage-free”, “free range” and “pasture-raised” hens when buying eggs? Does the “Dirty Dozen” ring any bell when it comes to organic vs non-organic produce and what is amongst the “dirty ones”?? Learn which phrases are meaningful and which are just a marketing strategy designed to make you buy a product which you think is healthy, but it is not.

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    Posted on March 27, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    What do you know about PRObiotics & PREbiotics? What are the sources? What are the benefits? Check out this article and all the interesting resources for more info. And start eating good bacteria – your gut and the rest of your body will thank you

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    Posted on March 25, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    How to get into the habit of eating more veggies and fruits? Here are a few quick ideas. Also, learn about great veggie combos like tricolored potatoes and shallots or a fajita blend and you will see that the good stuff is colorful, tasty and not so difficult to prep.

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    Posted on March 17, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    Snacks are an opportunity to get additional foods and nutrients that may be lacking in your diet. (…)A healthy snack is made up of two or more food groups and usually has a balance of protein, carbs and fat.

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    Posted on March 7, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    Sugar – we all love it. Did you know that sugar is the cause of mood swings? Learn how to manage sugar cravings and what foods (except for the obvious) are packed with sugar

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    Posted on March 1, 2018 by in 100 Days of Fitness, Blogs

    Meal planning – don’t leave it to chance what you put in your belly. Especially not when you’re hungry. It’s like going to a grocery store when hungry — you end up with buying stuff you didn’t intent to buy. So plan it! Learn how to get started and get some useful handouts that you can customize to your needs and fitness goals.

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