Archive Monthly Archives: June 2017

3 Tips for a Bloated Stomach

Bloated stomach

Suffering from a bloated stomach? Ever feel like you could apply to be a fellow float for the Macy’s Day Parade? Especially after eating what you thought was a healthy meal? Bloat…not a very sexy word, is it?! Well it happens to the best of us, probably even more so to the healthiest of us! […]

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To Protein or Not To Protein…(and what are macronutrients anyway?)

What are macronutrients?

What are macronutrients? All 3 macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat and protein) have been the topic of MANY blogs lately. When you read one telling you to just reduce carbs, you’ll find another one telling you to cut them out altogether. You’ll read a blog telling you fat will kill you, while the next one you read […]

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PiYo Reviews – A Quick Refresher

PiYo is an excellent choice for exercise, especially if you’re going to get lean and muscular without bulking up. I like to do a quick refresher of the program as well as a few PiYo reviews from other people that are finding success with the program. PiYo Compliments Yoga Yoga is a multi-faceted and very […]

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P90X Core Synergistics – Building Your Core

Melissa McAllister

There is the P90X exercise program, that is an intense workout that will help build muscle while you lose weight. Now add Core Synergistics and you have P90X Core Synergistics. You’re probably wondering how this all works. Sounds like something you would use with a computer, right? Well, your body is sort of like a […]

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Bacon! Bacon! (Free) Bacon!

Bacon Bacon Bacon

Bacon! Bacon! Bacon! Does that word make your mouth water too? I love it and have so much fun with the mugs, t-shirts and memes out there about it. But the question I get asked is, can I (or should I) eat it everyday? I love bacon, the salty crunch definitely does it for me, […]

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Coconut Oil Isn’t Healthy – The Cold Hard Green Truth

Coconut Oil Isn't Healthy

After reading USA Today’s article from the American Heart Association “Coconut Oil isn’t Healthy – it never was” , I had to write a response: First, let’s address the fact that they say coconut oil raises LDL. What’s interesting, is that 50% of people hospitalized because of heart attacks have “normal” cholesterol levels. Over the […]

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Eat smart tips for guys (from my guy!)

Eat smart tips for guys (from my guy!)

Eat smart tips from my guy to yours! In honor of Father’s Day, I asked the Father of my 2 kiddos to give his “male perspective” on The M.A.D.E Diet. Many people don’t know this but Mick (my husband) was the one who got me into eating healthier. When we met in high school, he […]

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The 21 Day Fix Review Insight Into The Program

Melissa McAllister

I’ve talked a lot about the different aspects of the 21 Day Fix Program. I would like to take a moment to talk to you and share a 21 Day Fix Review remind you why it is a great program. The Basics 21 Day Fix is a three-week program that combines nutrition, portion control, and […]

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Oh Boy, Is It Ok To Eat Soy?

Is it Ok To Eat Soy ?

OK Ladies, I’m mostly talking to you here. I know you’ve heard conflicting information about whether or not it is ok to eat soy as a part of your healthy diet. Let me share with you what I’ve learned over the years about this plant-based bean that is rich in fat, carbohydrates and protein. The […]

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21 Day Fix Containers – Portion Containers Helping You Eat Right

21 day fix food containers

I’ve talked a lot about the 21 Day Fix program from Beachbody, but I just want to take a quick second to elaborate on the 21 Day Fix containers that enable you to eat the right amounts of the right foods without weighing and measuring. Portion control has never been so easy!🙌 21 Day Fix […]

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