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Friday, July 22, 2016

Processed Food

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What does the term processed food mean? It can be confusing when reading information online. Definitions seem to vary here & there. Processed food defines any food that has been changed in order to preserve it. This can include freezing, drying, baking and canning. Meat is considered processed if it is smoked, has preservatives, salted and cured.

By that definition most of us are probably consuming way more processed foods than we think. They are not necessarily bad food but they can contain a high amount of salt, fat, and sugar.

Examples of processed foods:
Canned fruit & vegetables
Fast food choices
Prepackaged food at grocery store (cereal, crackers, bread, cookies, baked goods)
Lunch meat

A way to reduce the amount of processed foods is to cook at home. However, even that method can still use a high amount of food that is processed. Most store bought prepackaged foods are considered processed.

Another way to reduce processed foods is to read food labels. That information explains if the food is a highly processed food.

The following are guidelines to gauge the information shown on food labels.

High sodium content: above 1g sodium/100g
Low sodium content: below 0.3g sodium /100g

High saturated fat content: above 5g saturated fat/100g
Low saturated fat content: below 1g saturated fat/100g

High fat content: above 17g fat/100g
Low fat content: below 3g fat/100g

High sugar content: above 22g sugar/100g
Low sugar content: below 5g sugar/100g

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Online Personal Training

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I offer online personal training & sports conditioning here! Click below to check out the app videos & pics!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

App Review: Pokemon Go!

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I am sure you have heard the commotion about the mobile game app Pokemon Go! It seems just about everyone is currently obsessed with it! Aside from all of the crazy news stories, I wanted to know is this app effective at getting people off the couch and moving around? Click below to see my review!

Monday, July 18, 2016

How To: Garmin Forerunner 235 Turn Off Smart Notifications

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Are your Garmin Forerunner 235 smart notifications annoying you? After a great lack of help from the manual and Google I finally found out how to turn off notifications. Click below to read the steps!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Book Giveaway - Deliciously Ella: Plant-Based & Gluten-Free Recipes

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Looking to spice up your usual meal planning routine? Deliciously Ella is a wonderful gluten-free and plant-based recipe book. It has over 100 recipes in beautiful vibrant colors! I am thrilled to be offering it as a giveaway! All you need to do is a few simple steps. Click below to find out how to enter!

Thursday, July 14, 2016

9 Running Form Tips

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Does it matter to have proper running form and mechanics? Correct running form can prevent injuries and increase speed. Every person has different abilities to use correct form based on their muscles’ flexibility and strength. See below for 9 ways to maintain good form:

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

New Balance Shoe Replacement Chart



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If you're looking for what New Balance shoes replaced your old model check out these charts as a reference. Click below to see the charts!


Sunday, July 10, 2016

Alternate, Modified & Religious Fasting

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In the fitness and nutrition communities there has been a lot of discussion lately on intermittent fasting. There are a few different types of fasting. For the scope of this article I will briefly describe the 5:2 diet, alternate & religious fasting. Click below to read more!


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Foods That Are High In Vitamin C

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Looking to add more vitamin C into your diet? That can be accomplished through adding foods rich in vitamin C and through supplements Vitamin C boots the immune system, skin health, eye health and helps ward off cardiovascular disease. Read more below!

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Product Review: Mark Bell Hip Circle

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Mark Bell’s Grippy Hip Circle is a fantastic product! It is a fabric resistance band with gripping material on the inside to prevent from slipping. It is a taut band without needless slack when stretched. The Grippy Hip Circle is a strong resistance band! See more & pics below!
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