March 28, 2012 @ 1:41 PM

 

I recently received an email from a lady who was desperate to reduce her cellulite despite her efforts of exercising and eating right. 

I know this is a common concern, especially for women, so I’m going to address this lumpy issue head on; what is cellulite, why do we get it, and ultimately, how do we get rid of it!

Cottage Cheese Anyone?

Cellulite is just a fancy word for fat that is located directly beneath your skin.  The reason for its lumpy, cottage cheese-like appearance depends on your skin type, the connective tissues that separate fat cells into compartments, and the amount of body fat that you have.

Men tend to have thicker skin than women, which makes cellulite less visible in men than in women.&......

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March 22, 2012 @ 5:50 PM

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a healthy recipe, so I decided to spend some time in my kitchen concocting a healthy snack that is easy to make, quick to eat, and nutritious all at the same time. 

Since more and more people are discovering intolerances to wheat, I decided to make wheat-free granola bars, using walnut & almond meal instead of flour.  I also want these bars to be suitable post-workout recovery snacks or on-the-go breakfast bites, so I made sure that the ingredients have the right amounts of protein, starchy carbs, simple carbs, and healthy fats.

The best thing about this recipe is its versatility so there’s no need to have exact measurements and you can make simple ...

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March 14, 2012 @ 6:50 AM

 

I was recently asked whether or not monosodium glutamate (MSG) was bad for us and whether or not the warnings are all hype.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with MSG, it is used to enhance the flavor in foods and is most commonly known to be added in Chinese foods. 

So is it bad? In short, yes.  But what’s even worse, is the fact that it’s added in THOUSANDS of food products that you may not even be aware of!  Will you believe me if I tell you that it’s even added in infant formulas and baby food?

I was so shocked when I found out and felt compelled to let you all know what brands are using this toxic poison, why it’s undisclosed information, and ultimately how to avoid it.

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