nutrition

Pesticides and Your Health

True or False: Organic fruits and vegetables have higher nutritional value? False. While pesticide exposure differs between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables, studies have shown that the nutritional value is actually the same. Why do you think it’s important for us to know about and avoid pesticides? Pesticides are designed to kill pests, but …

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Metabolism Myths

We’ve all been told things about our metabolism, what speeds it up, slows it down and so on. Would it surprise you to find out that most of us have been misinformed on this information? Last week in our office we talked about common myths with our metabolism. True/False – Your metabolism slows down as …

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Stress Habits

Stress isn’t always bad. Stress can even help you perform under pressure and motivate you. But when you’re constantly running in emergency mode, your body and mind can pay the price. If your body is always in a defensive state, it’s not getting necessary time for repair. Defense should always be short term, repeated short …

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Got Inflammation?

Do you ever feel like you’re doing everything right with your diet, and yet you can’t seem to button your favorite pants? Let me guess; you’ve been working out, cutting calories, avoiding those late night cravings, and you even joined a yoga class at the YMCA? It’s defeating to try so hard with little to …

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