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These 7 Foods Hide MASSIVE Sugar

It’s hard to avoid sugar when many common foods secretly contain loads of it. You know that eating an excess of sugar will derail your fitness progress and quickly lead to an increase in body fat, but recent studies are proving that sugar is much more dangerous than we once thought.

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Healthy Fast Food?

Sounds too good to be true, right? Fast food that is healthy? Fast Food… Known for being high in trans fat, saturated fat, sodium, and calories, while having next to no healthy ingredients. For example, one loaded hamburger, fries, and pie contain more saturated fat than you should eat in two days. However, things are changing. The past few years have seen many fast-food restaurants make a concerted effort to improve their menus. As a result, many restaurants now…

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5 Steps To Get Your Kids Eating Healthier

Every parent wants good things for their children: a positive outlook on life, a healthy respect for authority, a strong sense of self, a disease-free body…a healthy body weight. Despite our best intentions, a recent report suggests that for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. With all the advances in medicine, how could this possibly be true? The blame falls squarely on today’s toxic food…

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The PBJ Revolution

Not all PB&J sandwiches were created nutritionally equal. It all depends on the quality of the ingredients that you use. If you use white bread, corn syrup-filled peanut butter and refined sugar-filled jelly, the result would be a sandwich that will skyrocket your blood sugar, promotes fat storage and leaves you feeling hungry a short time later. However, if you make this recipe, with sprouted grain bread, wholesome almond butter made from one ingredient: almonds, and fruit preserves that…

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Power Oatmeal

This oatmeal is packing a powerful ingredient – protein. Mix a scoop of your favorite protein powder into your oatmeal to transform it into a quick and healthy breakfast. Servings: 1 Here’s what you need: 1/2 cup whole grain oats 1 cup water dash of salt 1 scoop high quality protein 1 tablespoon chopped macadamia nuts 1 tablespoon golden raisins Mix the oats, water and salt together in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 2 to 4…

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