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“Do I need to weigh and measure my food?”   Great Question and as usual, one that comes with more than one answer.  Let’s walk back a step or two.  Why might you need to measure the amount of food that you eat?  Simple.  So that you can gain an understanding of how much food you are putting into your body at a given time (Breakfast, lunch, dinner, etc…). This is a basic issue with many people.  4oz of chicken or fish or beef all may look different to the eye.  Further, other circumstances can play a role in putting...

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  One thing I keep seeing through the COVID-19 quarantine is the concern of losing ground gained through good nutritional discipline.  In our 365 Nutrition program, one of the major components of the program is helping our clients create and stay in a consistent routine.  With Stay-at-Home orders, home-schooling and other changes, it can be tough to hang on to the old routine, let alone create a new one.  Here are three constants that can help you maintain consistency with your nutrition during quarantine.   Create a Schedule Create a daily plan and stick with it.  Use whatever calendar function...

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When was the last time you visited your local farmers market?  Not only are you supporting local businesses, you will be eating fruits and vegetables that are better for you and your wallet! Best of all, you can taste the difference.  Some of our favorite finds at the farmers markets include berries, broccoli and peppers!  What is your favorite kind of local produce to buy at the farmers market?

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Here are the top 3 reasons to hire a nutrition coach. Grab a piece of paper and take notes!  #1 - Because you deserve to live your best life. Most successful people have coaches. Why should you have to go it alone? YOU ARE WORTH IT. So invest in yourself, your health, and your future and hire a nutrition coach.  #2 - For support, accountability, and partnership! When doubts start to creep in your nutrition coach will be right there in your corner to help get you up and back in the ring! You get meal planning advice, one-on-one personalized...

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Did you know different colors provide you with different vitamins and minerals? Different colors imply different nutrients and health benefits. Red produce contains lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant that can help reduce the risk of cancer and keep your heart healthy. Orange and yellow produce contain carotenoids that help maintain healthy mucous membranes and healthy eyes. Green vegetables contain a range of phytochemicals including carotenoids, indoles and saponins, all of which have anti-cancer properties. Purple and blue produce contain anthocyanin which protects cells from damage and can help reduce the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease. So when...

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