Browsing articles in "Nutrition"

Jul
7
2015

Grace Under (Food) Pressure: 5 Effective Strategies for Handling Food Pushers

  “Have some! Just a little bit. C’monnnn. Loosen up! A few bites won’t hurt!”     Sound familiar? We’ve all probably dealt with comments like this at some point from someone at a party or social gathering where food is present. I lovingly refer to these people as “Food Pushers.” Even though they may […]

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Jun
23
2015

Is Your Diet Doing You More Harm Than Good?

  When we place fitness and health high on our lifestyle priority list, being more conscious and intentional about our food choices just comes with the territory. We’re aware of the macronutrient content and caloric value of food, and a little more in tune with how much food is necessary to nourish our body and […]

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Mar
24
2015

Girls Gone Strong Guide To Grocery Shopping On A Budget

  At GGS, we believe that a diet that emphasizes nutritious whole foods is an important part of building a healthy lifestyle. While we would love to have unlimited resources to buy only the best foods available, the reality is that most of us have a certain budget for grocery shopping. Not to mention, many […]

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Feb
24
2015

Top 5 Nutrition Myths: Busted

    Despite years of research and top-quality science, the world of nutrition is still riddled with flawed thinking.   Most people feel that because they eat, they must be experts in nutrition.   However, it’s not really their fault if their reasoning is wrong. Most people get their nutrition beliefs from the news and […]

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Jan
9
2015

8 Tips To Save Money On Healthy Food

    Even with consistent exercise, it’s still important to eat well as often as you can.   Your health, performance, and physique will all suffer if you’re not eating well. As the famous saying goes: “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet!”   And, it’s completely true! In order to eat your best, you need […]

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Dec
19
2014

Fueling The Vegetarian Endurance Athlete – Part 2

  In Part 1, I shared with you an overview of what the diet of a vegetarian endurance athlete should look like for optimal performance and health. Here, I offer you my 5-step system for becoming a healthy vegetarian endurance athlete.   You expend a lot of energy through routine exercising but, even more importantly, […]

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Dec
16
2014

Fueling The Vegetarian Endurance Athlete – Part 1

  What do Bart Yasso, Scott Jurek, Rich Roll, Dave Scott, Brendan Brazier, and Hilary Biscay have in common?   They have all achieved greatness as endurance athletes, all while consuming a plant strong diet (reports state that Dave Scott is no longer a strict vegetarian).   Vegetarianism is a choice.   But unlike the […]

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Nov
25
2014

Hashimoto’s and Diet: What To Eat And What To Avoid

  One of the first things you’ll find when you Google “thyroid” and “diet” is advice telling you to stop eating broccoli and it’s cousins in the Brassica Family including cauliflower, bok choy, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, etc.     But, not only are these veggies pretty delicious, you’ve heard on the other hand that […]

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Nov
4
2014

How a Low FODMAP Diet Can Flatten Your Belly (And Change Your Life) – Part 2

  In Part 1 of this series you learned that your diet can be modified to help you combat digestive complaints including constipation, excess gas and diarrhea.   None of these symptoms are anything to laugh at, because for some people, they can cause them much pain, discomfort and extreme frustration. Instead of just excess […]

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Oct
30
2014

How a Low FODMAP Diet Can Flatten Your Belly – Part 1

    No woman likes to be bloated and gassy — it’s uncomfortable and no fun at all.  In addition, it can affect your life in a multitude of ways.  Maybe you’ve had an embarrassing episode on a first date.  Maybe you skip social functions and events because you’re afraid that you’ll have an episode. […]

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