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Meeting Your Nutrient Needs On A Vegan Diet

Meeting Your Nutrient Needs On A Vegan Diet

As a registered dietitian for 25 years, I know a thing or two about nutrition. And not so long ago, a vegan diet was cause for concern among the health care community because of concern regarding potential nutrient risks. Flash forward to today, and growing research points out that a well-planned vegan diet can not only meet your nutrient needs, it can offer a range of benefits, such as a…

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Health/ Juicing/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Video

Ginger Power Detox Juice

I’ve noticed that whenever I drink fresh, organic vegetable juice my energy levels go through the ceiling. I feel energised and vibrant; so much so, that I’ve incorporated vegetable juicing into my weekly rhythm as a general health and wellness tonic. Juicing fresh vegetables, herbs and spices like ginger, can be an excellent way to reset your system and cleanse. It’s perfect to help yourself recover from illness and disease.…

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Health/ Nutrition/ Recipes/ Thirsty Thursday

Banana Deliciousness Recovery Smoothie

Banana Deliciousness Recovery Smoothie

We are now in full swing of running, biking, hiking, swimming and kayaking season. Race events are scheduled every weekend. Retail sports stores are advertising the latest and greatest high tech running sneaker that is weightless and made with the most advanced materials to promise maximum performance. Brightly colored tech shirts and shorts that whisk the moisture away from the body, compression socks that give extra support and increase blood…

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Staying Cramp Free and Hydrated During Competition + Secret Weapon Recipe

vegan superfood sports recipe

Tennis can take a lot out of you. Especially in singles play at the national level. Sometimes you just can’t take in enough water or food to replace the water and minerals you lose. And if it’s a hot day, the temperature on the court is even hotter. There have been times where my feet feel like they are on fire (even though I have on shoes) due to the…

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Cooking/ Health/ Nutrition/ Recipes

Health Benefits of Asparagus

Health Benefits of Asparagus

Walk into a grocery store and there in the produce section is an array of fruits and vegetables in every color of the rainbow. There are rows of green kales, spinach, herbs, beets, carrots, celery, and more that are automatically sprayed with water every few minutes to keep them fresh. There are displays full of apples, oranges, pears, bananas, avocados, and melons to name a few, all neatly piled and strategically placed.…

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