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Is Gluten-Free The Way To Be For Runners?
Mar 26, 2012 Ξ 2 comments

Is Gluten-Free The Way To Be For Runners?

posted by Jennifer

Are you a carb-loving runner who wants to increase energy levels, manage your weight, and get rid of that mid-day fatigue?  If you have heard that going gluten-free is essential  Full Article »

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Vegetables & Fruit: 6 Tips for Optimal Health & Weight Loss
Jan 20, 2012 Ξ 4 comments

Vegetables & Fruit: 6 Tips for Optimal Health & Weight Loss

posted by Jennifer

Although nutrition messages are often conflicting, there’s one area where most experts do agree: eating more vegetables and fruit each day is a good thing to prevent chronic disease, maintain  Full Article »

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Vitamin Water, aka Sugar Water
Dec 12, 2011 Ξ 21 comments

Vitamin Water, aka Sugar Water

posted by Jennifer

From the makers of Coca Cola, Vitamin Water has become increasingly popular as it claims to be a healthy alternative to soft drinks. Promising to make you feel fresher, smarter,  Full Article »

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Asian Buckwheat Noodle Salad [VIDEO]
Dec 5, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Buckwheat Noodle Salad [VIDEO]

posted by Jennifer

The rainbow of colours in this salad is both attractive and indicative of a diverse array of nutrients. Inordinately high in antioxidant vitamins A and C, it’s also high in  Full Article »

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Post-Run Fast Food Breakfast Done Right
Nov 16, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Post-Run Fast Food Breakfast Done Right

posted by Chantelle

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” is a phrase you’ve likely heard one or twice; however, some early morning runners can’t stand the thought of stomaching anything  Full Article »

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Dilly Dip
Oct 20, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Dilly Dip

posted by Jennifer

This cool and creamy yogurt dip can be whipped up in a flash, and contains a good source of calcium and protein. You can serve it with veggies, whole grain  Full Article »

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Penny Saver Tuna Pasta for Two
Oct 18, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Penny Saver Tuna Pasta for Two

posted by Jennifer

This delicious, light tuna pasta is quick and easy to prepare after a long day. This meal will provide you with all four food groups, and it won’t cost you  Full Article »

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Sesame Mango Chicken Salad-to-Go
Oct 13, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Sesame Mango Chicken Salad-to-Go

posted by Jennifer

A perfect way to make use of your chicken dinner leftovers is to use them in a unique lunch-time salad. This is a quick and easy lunch that can be  Full Article »

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Strawberry Tea Bread
Oct 11, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Strawberry Tea Bread

posted by Jennifer

A twist on the stereotypical banana bread, this strawberry tea bread makes the most of summer’s favourite fruit! This delicious cake-bread is packed with vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, and  Full Article »

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Body Composition Testing with a Bod Pod
Oct 8, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Body Composition Testing with a Bod Pod

posted by Jennifer

Body composition testing can be a very useful piece of information to runners to help you understand your lean body mass, fat mass, and body fat percentage.  Knowing your numbers  Full Article »

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