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Asparagus is a great vegetable for people who are physically active. It supplies almost 66% of the daily recommended intake of folate, which is crucial for red blood cell synthesis and preventing iron deficiency anemia. In addition, it is high in vitam...Read Full Post »
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Artichokes are a disease fighting food, combating diabetes, heart disease and cancer all at once. It is the main carbohydrate source inulin that is known to help stabilize blood sugar levels which is important for the prevention of diabetes. Artichoke...Read Full Post »
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Red, yellow, green, raw, cooked, alone or paired with meat, nuts or other fruits - there is no wrong way to eat an apple!
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Amaranth is a great grain for physically active individuals as it boasts 5 grams of high quality protein in only half a cup. Amaranth is also high in iron and vitamin C which helps oxygenate the muscles to fuel your cardiovasc...Read Full Post »
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One of my favorite quick snacks, especially when paired with fruit and/or yogurt!
Almonds are a nutrition packed nut. Like others nuts, it is...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 15, 2014 at 8:30 PM||comments (0)|
I went from living healthfully, eating well, moving most days and being present and joyful, to competing in physique competitions from which I rebounded physically and propelled me into a depression and obsession with food and body image.
Then I started doubting everything that I believed about food and how to nourish my body.....And so I started on my anti-diet journey.Read Full Post »
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- Fennel: High in iron and can help prevent anemia in th...
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|Posted on October 12, 2012 at 5:20 PM||comments (0)|
Had a question from a friend and decided to post my response here...bit of a rant but it's how I feel. She was asking about sugar content in fruit and cutting out fruit to help her lose weight.
Fruit: Too much sugar?
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|Posted on July 20, 2012 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
Ok so I blog and talk and post a LOT about food. I can't help it,
I LOVE food!
I love to eat it.
I love to study about it.
I love to make it even.
So when a lot of you started asking me about intermittent fasting I had to break...Read Full Post »
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|Posted on February 29, 2012 at 12:25 PM||comments (1)|
“Stop trying to LOOK like a fighter and BE a fighter.”
(from Prayfit Daily earlier this week)
Wow! What profound words. How about if I words it like this…
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|Posted on February 24, 2012 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
As they say, the Lord works in mysterious ways and boy has He been working overtime on me this week!
Yesterday I had one of those rare bad days. It was just an emotional, lonely, bad day. I was aware of it, yet for some reason was unable to pull myself back. I prayed though, a lot throughout the day and made it to bed time in one piece. I just kept telling myself that I just have to make it to bedtime and tomorrow will be a better day. We all have them and I am n...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 20, 2011 at 7:15 AM||comments (0)|
Strange as that sounds, it's true! This past weekend....well all last week. I felt terrible and on the weekend I had a bit of a revelation...
I had enough!
I was done. Sick of feeling lethargic, cranky and unorganized. The way that I used to feel all the time, without even fully really realizing it!
The body is an incredible machine and ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 9, 2011 at 7:55 PM||comments (0)|
I have to admit that I got distracted over the past two weeks. I took a week off after the show and I guess that the high of reaching my goal and stepping on stage, full of energy and feeling healthy, really got the best of me. I won't lie, I was very proud of myself for reaching my goal, MY way. I know that I was not as lean as the other girls but I knew what I did to get where I was and more importantly I know what I did not do.
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|Posted on November 15, 2011 at 12:15 PM||comments (1)|
I came across a few pics from only a short year ago! I was amazed. After I competed last time, 4 years ago, I floundered around a LOT trying to find a way to enjoy my workouts again. It was a necessary evil in my life. At this point in the picture, I had started teaching my bootcamps and began to find something new in my exercise - - - - - FUN!
My entire training and nutrition has changed since these pics were taken. I will only post one here now. I have some more to p...Read Full Post »