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Sep 23rd

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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Protein For Weight Loss

Protein. Protein. Protein. You might think it’s only for body builders who want to supersize their muscles. But it’s also likely the key to your weight loss or maintenance. Not only does protein increase the sensation of fullness and satisfaction that will help curb overeating, allows your body to manufacture the chemicals it needs to […]

Jul 7th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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Farmers’ Market Fresh Dinners

Quick and tasty meals that make the most of this season’s best produce. During farmers’ market season, on any given Saturday are you part of the crowd strolling in the welcome sunlight from stall to stall? Visiting with the folks who grew, picked, packed and hauled the produce from their farms gives me an immediate […]

Jun 13th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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Top 12 Benefits of Aloe Vera

Top 12 Benefits of Aloe Vera Aloe Vera is really quite an incredible plant. It is a succulent plant and part of the lily family (Liliaceae), the same family that garlic and onions belong to. Different parts of the plant are used for different effects on the body and Aloe Vera has both internal and […]

Jun 9th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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Reading Food Nutrition Labels

  Start here.                         Note the size of a single serving and how many servings are in the package. Check total calories per serving. Look at the serving size and how many servings you’re really consuming. If you double the servings you eat, you […]

May 6th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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10 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

1. Drink 1-2 tablespoons ACV diluted in a glass of still or bubbly water with a teaspoon of raw honey like this (optional). You can also buy ACV drinks at some health food stores, I love this brand with added cinnamon–it tastes like apple pie in a bottle and it’s good for you too! You […]

Apr 19th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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THINGS YOUR MOTHER SHOULD HAVE TOLD YOU!!

Who Knew??? New U THINGS YOUR MOTHER SHOULD HAVE TOLD YOU!! 1. Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.2. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold!3. Peppers with 3 bumps […]

Mar 2nd

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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VITAMINS: YOUR NUTRITION INSURANCE POLICY…

VITAMINS: YOUR NUTRITION INSURANCE POLICY  Despite our best efforts, getting adequate nutrients from food alone can prove quite challenging. Even the most balanced diet full of fruits, veggies, whole grains and lean proteins can lack in micronutrients necessary to maintain the body’s balance and energy.   Enter, the mighty vitamin – your nutrition insurance policy. […]

Feb 28th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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5 SIGNS YOU’RE ALLERGIC TO GLUTEN

  Gluten. Nowadays, you see this word everywhere, from the supermarket isles to specialized menus at your favorite restaurants. But what is it anyway? Here’s the short and skinny on gluten, including 5 signs you’re allergic to this curiously popular protein.   That’s right. Gluten’s a protein – a mixture of 2 proteins to be […]

Feb 21st

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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The Bad Kind of Fat and How to Avoid It

If you’re anything like the majority of U.S. eaters, you’re diet’s probably laden with bad fat. This is the kind that often tastes pretty good but, when consumed in excess, expands your waistline, drags you down and causes plaque and cholesterol build up in your arteries. Yikes! Bad fats include processed or packaged foods like […]

Feb 15th

2014

By Peter Schmitz
Category: Nutrition
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The #1 Secret to a Healthy Diet

At first, healthy eating can seem like one big “don’t.” “Don’t eat sugar. Don’t drink soda, and oh no don’t eat that ice cream.” But what should we be eating? Luckily, the answer’s simple. Protein!   This major (macro) nutrient sustains the body’s systems and packs a mighty punch. Among other great benefits, protein…  – […]

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