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Healthy Breakfast Ideas You’ll Get Out of Bed For

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Breakfast arguably the best meal of the day? Breakfast can help kick-start metabolism and improve cognitive performance, but only if you provide it with the right nutrition. Struggling to determine what that should be? Here are a few breakfast dos and don’ts, as well as five healthy breakfast recipes to get you on your way.

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Lauren Jacobsen

5 Steps to Fit Meal Planning

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Want a fit body? Simple use these five steps to fit meal planning! Contrary to popular belief you do not have to starve yourself to get a fit curvy body, it just takes following the right steps to fit meal planning. I will admit when I first started working out and eventually competing in fitness, I did not know how to eat right for the body I wanted. I had no idea what amount of protein was appropriate, or if one type of carbohydrate was better than another, let alone how many calories I needed.

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Healthy Holiday Guide: Enjoy the Holiday Season Without Sabotaging Your Diet!

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It’s that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner; the time of year we get to spend quality time with family and friends, but it’s also the season we tend to be too busy to maintain our healthy lifestyles – including making room for the gym or for that matter making healthy food. Socializing, eating, shopping and traveling can take precedent over a healthy lifestyle when it comes down to the holidays. If you want to avoid holiday weight gain this season, stick to your diet and evade making another dreaded weight loss resolution come this NYE, try using this healthy holiday guide.

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How to Build A Protein Power Bowl

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Eating healthy doesn’t mean it needs to be boring or the same every day! What you eat should be colorful, inspired, fresh and nutritious. There are endless combinations of healthy meals— you just need to be creative and have some imagination. The ultimate protein power bowl will combine protein, carbs, fresh veggies and healthy fats. A macro mix of ingredients selected to your taste and liking! Use these easy steps to build your very own healthy protein power bowl to help meet your nutrition needs – fuel your muscles and maintain a healthy and sexy lean body!

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Lauren Jacobsen

Best Foods to Eat Before and After Your Workout

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When it comes to getting a fit and lean body, we all know working out is an important part, but what about what you eat? The food you eat before helps fuel workouts, while the food you eat after helps accelerate the recovery process. It’s no longer acceptable to just grab anything before or after your workout and hope for the best. There’s some supporting research that shows the benefits of proper nutrition and your workout results. Here are a few tips on the best workout foods you should eat before and after your workouts to stay energized, build lean muscle, lose weight, and speed up recovery!

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How to Build Healthy Keto Meals

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Traditional keto diets are centered on a diet that is made up of mostly fat – 75 to 80% of your calories; while 10 to 15% come from protein and the remaining 10 to 5% from carbs. This diet limits carbs so much, that it forces your body to use up any fat on the body as fuel in a process called ketosis. This diet is best used by those who have plenty of fat to burn off or for those who want to quickly shed a few pounds before beach season. If you’re not carrying a lot of extra fat to begin with, this diet is probably not for you! Consider using a modified keto diet, in this case! Follow it here!

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4 Fat Burning Diets for Your Summer Beach Bod

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With summer fast approaching, the time has come to cut calories and put some restrictions on that diet. Sure, you can simply clean it up, reduce those cheat meals, or cut back on your carbs but chances are if you’re not taking your diet as seriously as your workouts, your results will progress slower than you like. The right diet can make the difference between wanting to show off your beach body to covering it up with a towel, here are 4 fat burn diets for your summer bod!

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Lauren Jacobsen Sugar Detox

How to Sugar Detox Without Hating Your Life

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We all crave sugar! And why wouldn’t we? Sugar in all its forms can provide a nice satisfying physiological and biochemical effect – both on the brain and body. As a result we can feel energetic and happy when we eat it! Sugar cravings can be the result of many factors including our hormones, stress or emotional triggers and of course what we eat. A sugar detox can help get a hold of your sugar cravings, and also provide some much needed health benefits!

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