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Category Archives: Nutrition

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Hydrate for Performance

Hydrating for Performance You should begin all workouts in a well-hydrated state and maintain hydration throughout your workout or competition.  By maintaining your hydration you can maximize performance, improve your ability to recover and minimize injury.  If you begin an event in a dehydrated state or become dehydrated while exercising you can have an increased […]

Benefits of Tumeric

Benefits of Tumeric      Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color. There are many articles supporting the benefits of turmeric. Recently, science studies have indicated that turmeric does in fact contain compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds are called curcuminoids. The most important of which is curcumin. […]

Cape Cod Chopped Salad

Cape Cod Chopped Salad Ingredients for the Salad 8 slices (8 ounces) thick-cut bacon, such as Niman Ranch 8 ounces baby arugula 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup dried cranberries 6 ounces blue cheese, such as Roquefort, crumbled Ingredients for the Dressing 3 tablespoons good apple-cider vinegar […]

Benefits of Arugula

Arugula Along with other leafy greens, arugula contains very high nitrate levels (more than 250 milligrams per 100 grams). High intakes of dietary nitrate have been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce the amount of oxygen needed during exercise, and enhance athletic performance. The potential health benefits of arugula include lowering the risk of cancer, preventing osteoporosis, […]

Benefits of Apples

Benefits of Apples Apples are sometimes called “nutritional powerhouses” because of their impressive nutritional profile. Apples contain about 14 percent of our daily needs of Vitamin C (a powerful natural antioxidant), B-complex vitamins, dietary fiber, phytonutrients (which help protect the body from the detrimental effects of free radicals), and minerals such as calcium and potassium. Studies have revealed that […]

Benefits of Almonds

Benefits of Almonds Almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber, and are associated with a number of health benefits. Just a handful of almonds — approximately 1 ounce — contain one-eighth of our daily protein needs. Almonds may be eaten on their own, raw, or toasted; they are available sliced, flaked, slivered, as […]

Snacks for Eating Clean

When planning your day you always want to have snacks with you. We have attached a list of great, healthy snacks to get you through the day .

Turkey Soup

Turkey Soup Easy Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe prep 10 mins cook 25 mins total 35 mins author salt & lavender yield 4-6 This easy leftover turkey soup recipe is fast, simple, and healthy. Full of veggies and flavor! Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 sticks celery, chopped 3 large carrots, peeled & sliced 1.5 pounds little potatoes, […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup This Detox Immune-Boosting Chicken Soup is the perfect remedy for flu season filled with antioxidants that boost immunity and keep you warm all winter long! Ingredients Gluten free ∙ Serves 8 3 cups Rotisserie chicken Produce 2 cups Baby kale, leaves 2 Bay leaves 2 Carrots, large 3 Celery stalks, large 1 (15 oz) can Chickpeas 10 cloves Garlic […]