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Here’s What 6 Teaspoons of Sugar Look Like

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Move over full-fat, low-fat, and non-fat anything. Sugar is the new food villain, and with good reason. There’s strong scientific evidence pointing towards its negative impact on health, which has led the World Health Organization to reduce its recommendation for sugar intake to no more than 6 teaspoons (or 25 grams) of sugar per day.   Too...

What Will Your Thanksgiving Plate Look Like?


Thanksgiving is around the corner and with it marks the official onset of the party season, filled with celebrating, socializing, and good cheer. Unfortunately, excessive eating, drinking, and less time to exercise often comes along with all that merriment. But you don’t have to completely ignore your healthy eating goals during all the...

10 Ways to Tell Your Snacks Who’s Boss

10 tips on healthy snacking

When it comes to snacking, I can’t tell you how often I have heard from clients, “Everything is fine until late afternoon,” or “I’m a different person after dinner.” At these times of day nutrition knowledge is irrelevant. Willpower is not enough; you need to have a plan in place, because planning supersedes...

Dean Karnazes’ Monkey Flip Smoothie Recipe

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Trying to “eat clean” by cutting out processed and refined foods? Have I got a treat for you! Perfect for pre-workout energy or post-workout recovery, my Monkey Flip Smoothie is easy to digest, cool, and creamy. And you won’t find any excess sugar or unnecessary additives. Ingredients: 1 medium Ripe Banana 1 tbsp. Cocoa Powder 2 cups...