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What is MyPlate?

USDA Recommended Diagram I’m sure many of you remember using the Food Pyramid in school back in the day. Well, in 2005, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) changed from the Pyramid as a whole and moved to a more modern approach, a Plate. It is called MyPlate, and it depicts a plate with… Read More What is MyPlate?

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Overeating

Don’t Go Back for Seconds Just Yet Most people eat their meals like they are actually starving. While this may feel normal, it isn’t normal for our bodies. Not to mention, it leads to one of the biggest contributors to obesity: overeating. Overeating can cause rapid weight gain, which many of us see annually during… Read More Overeating

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Green Tea Benefits

Marvelous Rewards of Green Tea Although many drink coffee like it is magic in the morning, a substantially beneficial alternative is Green Tea. Don’t get crazy, I am not recommending you forget about coffee, I’m not highly impractical! Really though, Green Tea has a ton of benefits that I’d like to throw out there to… Read More Green Tea Benefits

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Sparkling Water & Hydration

Sparkling Water & Hydration   If you follow me on social media than you are familiar with my latest #MindfulEatingChallenge , operation increase our daily water consumption! Water is the key to a healthy and happy body… yeah it’s honestly that easy! Want to loose weight? Drink water. Want clear skin? Drink water. Want to… Read More Sparkling Water & Hydration

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Water & Dehydration

Water & Dehydration Now that Summer is here, it’s time to start planning beach and lake trips! Yay! Here in LA, the beaches are closer than the lakes, so it’s mostly beach days for me. For those of you beach bums, surfers, hodads (pretend surfers), and even infrequent beach-goers, the weather is often overcast, and… Read More Water & Dehydration

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pH Water

pH Water The water in today’s market is vast and everchanging. There are soooo many different options to choose from…tap water, bottled water, jugs of water, filtered water, etc. I can go on and on like Bubba from Forrest Gump. Each has their own flavor, and most have different nutrients, but perhaps the principal, chief… Read More pH Water