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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

  You expend a lot of energy through routine exercising but, even more importantly, as an endurance athlete, you place a lot of intentional stress on the body.   Training for an endurance event is not required to be “healthy”, so as you can imagine, food is a key component to making sure that your […]

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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 brand of shoes […]

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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 these […]

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Nov
4
2014

How a Low FODMAP Diet Can Flatten Your Belly – 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 (embarrassing) 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 – it’s uncomfortable, embarrassing, and no fun for anyone. And, often what accompanies the bloat is a scent we’re not too proud of.   You know what I’m talking about: Breaking wind Cutting the cheese Being a Tooty pants (my daughter’s favorite…ha!)   Regardless of what […]

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Oct
28
2014

Ask Ann: Exercise and Autoimmune Illness

Hi Ann, I have been struggling with weight gain, fatigue, and muscle soreness since my diagnosis with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis last year. I know that you have personal experience with this – can you give me any tips for trying to exercise without causing a flare of my symptoms?   As someone who has struggled with […]

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Fitness Polly
Oct
11
2014

Dealing With Bulimia – Polly’s Story – Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series, I discussed a bit about my personal battle with bulimia.  In Part 2, I’m going to be discussing the do’s and don’ts of communicating with someone with an eating disorder.     What NOT to do     Although some of the following may sound obvious, I […]

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