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Omega-3s Are In What?

Looking for a good source of omega-3? Believe it or not, it's not only found in fish, but in almost all, high quality meats. Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid. it's a polyunsaturated fat that's essential for human health. It's "essential" because our bodies can't...

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Meat: Are You Choosing the Right Source?

Meat labels at the stores can be confusing, but I have some information that'll help you pick the right cut of beef. Have you seen the labels on packaging that rank beef as prime, choice, or select?                                                                      ...

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Best Diets?

For its 7th year in a row, US News & World report evaluated thirty-eight of the most-popular diets and revealed what they consider the best of the bunch.1 The periodical aligned with a team of experts including nutritionists, specialists in diabetes, heart health,...

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To Eat Healthy, Planning Is Key | LuciFit Coaching

Above is my counter top after the farmers' market. When I get home, I wash and prepare the food immediately. (And, yes, I eat some of it while working!)   I encourage clients to plan and shop for three to four dinners at the beginning of the week. It can feel a little...

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Fresh Figs and Goat Cheese: A Decadent, Healthy Dessert

Fresh figs and goat's cheese taste like decadence. They're a perfect ending to any dinner in the summer, when fresh figs are in season. Along with a very reasonable calorie count this dessert has some natural, healthy benefits: 1) it’s sweet with no added sugar, 2)...

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Do Calories Count?

(Watch the video or read below.) Some say counting calories doesn’t matter, but it can make the difference between success or failure in weight loss and weight maintenance. If you’re eating clean foods and exercising and...

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Eating Healthy While on Vacation- Five Uncommon Tips

Healthy food selection takes every vacation to another level of rejuvenation and replenishment. The best part is when you eat good, healthy food, you feel better than ever. If you don't believe me, give these tips a try on your next trip and see for yourself. Clients...

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Which is Worse: Fat or Carbohydrate?

  A few weeks ago news was leaked that the Dietary Guidelines committee suggested we drop dietary limits on cholesterol. That announcement  re-fueled the fire under a completely different debate over fat and carbohydrate that started last year.  The debate over fat...

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Stress Relief Over the Holidays

Welcome to our Healthy Holiday Trilogy: Episode 3 – Tamping Down the Stress The above video is taken from a live webinar. (Edit as of 12.2016: Hi guys, I can't believe I didn't catch this but I made a mistake in the first...

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Sweet Temptations and Holiday Sugar Overload

  Welcome to our Healthy Holiday Trilogy: Episode 1  - Sweet Temptations This video is taken from a live webinar. In this episode we’ll give you tips on how to have fun maintain your weight with ease and avoid sugar overload If you're...

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A Little Halloween Candy is OK

  Here's a fun Post-Halloween question for you: how do you think the calories compare between five Halloween candy pumpkins and one cup of sugar snap peas (shown below)? That's one serving of each, by the way.   A few days ago I had the pleasure of being nutritionist...

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