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Why You Should Add LISS Cardio to Your Workout Routine Now

By Cassie Piasecki, NLC Log onto your Instagram account, and you’ll see one #KillerWorkout after another. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), CrossFit, Survivor Spin Classes, boxing…these super sweaty, heart-pumping, make-my-legs-shake workouts are effective and addictive. As much as I love those workouts, they’re not for everyone. Going from, “I need to start moving my body”… Read This Entry »

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The 5 Most Filling Vegetables

Q: When I fill most of my plate with veggies, I end up hungry right after I eat. Which are the most filling vegetables? A: I hear you. If you’re subsisting on mostly produce, it can be hard to stay satisfied. Let me share a few pieces of advice before we get to the most… Read This Entry »

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The Plant-Based Milk Primer

If the “Got Milk?” campaign ran today, many people would answer that question with a resounding no. But while the white mustache look may have gone out of style, plant-based milks are more popular than ever. RELATED: Why Whole Milk Is Better Than Skim And whatever the reason you’ve decided to ditch dairy—from forgoing FODMAPs… Read This Entry »

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Diets Decoded: The Mediterranean Diet

Is the Mediterranean Diet healthy? We’re going to let you in on a little secret. Most popular healthy diets that are touted for weight loss—from Paleo to Mediterranean and vegetarian—share many of the same basic principles. All involve eating whole foods (as opposed to packaged and processed) and filling your plate with quality sources of… Read This Entry »

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7 Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat Daily

Knowing which foods cause inflammation and which foods are anti-inflammatory is one of the best ways to avoid illness and safeguard your overall health. (We know, it’s hard to have a conversation these days without the term “inflammation” coming up!) Picture this: chronic inflammation is like smoldering embers in a fire pit. When the wrong… Read This Entry »

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This Former Junk Food is Now a High-Protein Snack

Here’s a phrase that might sound like an oxymoron: healthy beef jerky. Traditionally, gas station jerkies like Slim Jims were straight-up junk food (not gonna lie…I had a weakness for these in my younger days!). They cured cheap meat with nitrates and nitrites (classified as “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the International Agency for Research… Read This Entry »