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Nutrition

15 Pumpkin Recipe Ideas

The average person is most familiar with pumpkins only as seasonal, whether if they’re for cutting out scary faces that sit on your front porch or as a key ingredient in America’s traditional Thanksgiving desserts.  Either way, many people appreciate them but don’t really understand the extensive health benefits they can give.  If more people…

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Nutrition

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Here’s a great new pancake recipe that’s gluten-free, nutrient-dense and bursting with flavor. Try it and let us know what you think! Ingredients: 1 ¼ Cup oat flour ¼ Cup almond flour/meal ¼ Cup ground flaxseed 1 Egg white 5 Lemons – squeezed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 Tbsp local honey ¾ Cup water, may…

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Life style

Why Putting Yourself First is key to success

You’ve probably read countless posts about self-care, self-motviation, etc. From all those posts you’ve read how many actually gave you the motivation to get up and do something? This message is a little different. Every year, I create a yearly theme that helps me focus the power of intention in one area of my life….

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Nutrition

Best Sun-Protective Foods

Heading to the beach? Don’t forget to put on that sunscreen! While sunscreen lotion is important to protect our skin from those harmful UV rays, there’s still much more to be done to really give us a good line of defense. New research studies show that in order to shield our skin from harmful sun…

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Fitness

Is Uphill Running Better than Flat Running?

Running is a great workout and used for training and conditioning, no wonder why it can be found in almost any workout routine developed by a fitness trainer or coach. Running itself is a great cardiovascular exercise and a common and widespread perception is that uphill running delivers even better results. It certainly makes sense…

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Nutrition

Dangers of Juice Cleanses

It’s that time of the year when everyone becomes more and more conscious about their health & appearance. While there are many ways to get healthy, many people turn to juice detoxes – after all, it’s a great way to detox your body right? There have been many different “fad diets” that took the world…

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Fitness

How Visualization can Improve Athletic Performance

How Visualization Makes Athletes More Successful Have you ever gotten yourself pumped up before a big competition or even before a workout?  Do you think it had a positive effect on your outcome? Well science says it does. Sport visualization is used by many sports psychologist to help motivate athletes. It is also known as…