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Grilled Watermelon Salad + Grilled Fruit Recipe Roundup

3 mentions3 days ago
The first time I had grilled fruit. It was grilled pineapple and it was one of those “aha” recipe creation moments.Up until now, I’ve only really experimented with grilling fruit (mainly stone fruit like peaches, plums, apricots) for desserts. Drizzled with olive oil and honey and done. So,

Gluten Free Pre-Race Meal Ideas

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3 mentions3 days ago
I’ve been married to the kiwi for over 6 ½ years, which means I’ve made a lot of gluten free pre-race meals. Some have been at home, some have been in a fridgeless hotel room, and some have been at a home-stay house. Heck, I think I’ve even ...

11 Tracking Apps for Runners

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2 mentions4 days ago
Top Picks It's not easy keeping tabs on all the new run tracking apps these days, so we asked Runner's World Gear Editor Jeff Dengate to weigh in on what he uses to measure, map, and share his mileage. Here are some of the standout features of his ...

10 Apps That Will Help You Sleep Better

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2 mentions4 days ago
We've all heard it before — the general rule of thumb is that a good night's sleep consists of about seven to eight hours. But with late-night work, stress or Netflix binges, achieving the perfect amount of shut-eye can be difficult.From guided meditations to nature sound playlists, there ...

Corn on the Cob with Lemon Basil Pesto

3 mentions3 days ago
A simple and addictive summer side, you won’t believe how delicious fresh pesto tastes when brushed on sweet and juicy corn on the cob. Although it goes without saying, I think it bears repeating: when you are cooking with fresh, seasonal ingredients there is very little effort required ...

Should Runners Take a Walk Break?

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7 mentions5 days ago
I’m not sure how walking got such a bad rap from runners and endurance athletes, maybe it’s because they see it as a sign of weakness? In actuality, I think, taking walk breaks are not only beneficial, but will make you stronger in the long run (pun intended).

Vegan Gluten-Free Fruit and Nut Granola Bars

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3 mentions3 days ago
This super simple vegan gluten free granola bar recipe is packed full of fruit, nuts and filled to the brim with vitamins and nutrients. Skip the store bought granola bars and make your own at home.When we were in Croatia I became obsessed with granola. We bought a ...

How to Make Easy Roasted Fish Tacos

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2 mentions5 days ago
Featured Article Salad skeptics, it's time to change your mind.Featured Recipe Crispy Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Garlic Latest Collection Patio Accessories By Amanda Hesser • July 15, 2014 • 20 Comments In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill. I came ...

Banana Split Chia Seed Pudding

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4 mentions5 days ago
I love chia seed pudding but for some reason it fell off my radar for a couple of months. I was still adding chia seeds to my protein overnight oats but rarely making a big batch of chia pudding to snack on throughout the week like I used ...

Weight loss success: 100 pounds with a plant-based diet

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2 mentions2 hours ago
Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.He also couldn't shop at popular clothing stores -- the clothing wasn't large enough. When he found clothing that fit, he often didn't have a choice in styles or colors,

4 Ways We Calm Ourselves Down Without Really Knowing It

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2 mentions3 days ago
Being stressed out is about as enjoyable as working overtime on a Friday or being stuck in traffic. (For some of us, that is what stresses us out in the first place.)While we know that a little stress can be useful, the fact still remains that no one ...

A DIY 30-minute whole body workout

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3 mentions6 days ago
New here? I'd love to be your virtual fitness coach. Stay up to date on blog posts and get in on the tips and tricks I only share with my newsletter subscribers. Thanks for visiting!Sure, you need to know about muscles and joints and planes of motion. A ...

Some Food Companies Are Quietly Dumping GMO Ingredients

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hide captionGeneral Mills' original Cheerios are now GMO-free. But you won't find a label on the box highlighting the change.General Mills' original Cheerios are now GMO-free. But you won't find a label on the box highlighting the change. A tour of the Ben & Jerry's factory in Waterbury,

Cucumber Melon Spa Salad

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6 mentions4 days ago
We’ve reached the part of the summer where it’s so hot I’m not interested in eating anything!I walk through the grocery store with my kids staring at food with no inspiration for mealtime.I’m convinced my muse has split for her own tropical vacation. I recently bought a new ...

Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes {gluten-free, lactose-free}

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2 mentions5 days ago
A healthier alternative to plain-old flapjacks, these oatmeal cottage cheese pancakes are light, protein-packed, fiber-rich, and way more satisfying than your typical white-flour stack. Oh, and they’re quick and easy.I ate them before taking a picture…so there’s no “after” beauty shot. But honestly these guys aren’t lookers. So ...

Are These 10 Trendy Health Foods Worth The Hype?

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4 mentions4 days ago
Whether via your Facebook news feed, the juice store around the corner, or even in articles about healthy living, chances are you've heard of buzzword-y health foods like acai, spirulina and wheatgrass. You know these foods are healthy. But have you ever stopped to think about why why ...

10 Things I Tell Anyone Who Wants To Fight Inflammation

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2 mentions21 hours ago
I never expected that the first boy to break my heart would be my eldest son but that is exactly what happened. No, he hasn’t been arrested, or hurt anyone and he isn't suffering from a chronicReadFeeling the heat? We are an inflammation nation: as our way of ...

Margarita Shrimp and Slaw with Mango

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5 mentions6 days ago
Margarita Shrimp is baked in a sweet and tangy marinade that is spiked with just a little tequila. The sauce is sooo full of flavor, we drizzled it over colorful slaw tossed with mangoes and red onion. Delish!A good marinade can take a dish from simply good to ...

wine brined grilled chicken

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2 mentions6 days ago
Have you ever brined chicken? If not, I’m just going to say it, you are missing out! Brining may sound intimidating, or messy, or best left to the professionals, but I want to assure you that it is really not hard at all. Plus it makes simple grilled ...

Drinking Your Calories: It All Adds Up

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4 mentions6 days ago
Back in the '70s, liquid diets were hot — liquid meal replacements and diet shakes had just entered our lexicon. And today, with the popularity of juicing and a litany of beverage choices such as coffees, teas, sports and energy drinks, enriched waters and smoothies, liquids are hotter ...

Child siblings may influence each other’s obesity risk

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1 mentions3 days ago
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brothers or sisters might have a greater influence than parents on a child’s likelihood of being obese, suggests new U.S. research.The study, based on data from the larger national Family Health Habits Survey, found that kids with obese parents were about twice as ...

Gluten Free Breakfast Muffins Made from Beans!

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7 mentions1 week ago
My husband loves beans. In fact, he could live off beans, rice, eggs, and salsa and be perfectly content for the rest of his life.Me, on the other hand, would not be pleasant to be around if I ate certain beans daily (if you catch my drift). The ...

Too much intervention makes patients sicker

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5 mentions1 week ago
Patients should be treated 'according to clinical need', not a focus on medical, pharmaceutical and financial targets. Photograph: PAA few weeks ago my mum was admitted to hospital with a life-threatening pneumonia, induced by an immuno-suppressive medication she was taking for her rheumatoid arthritis. When the chest x-ray ...

Green Chile Quinoa Burgers #WeekdaySupper

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4 mentions6 days ago
Green chiles and quinoa mingle with some pinto beans to make a healthier “burger”. These meatless Green Chile Quinoa Burgers are moist, delicious, and sure to be a hit with your family.Ingredients: 2 cups cooked, red quinoa 14 ounces pinto beans, rinsed and drained 2 large egg whites ...

What is a Whole Grain?

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11 mentions6 days ago
Whole grains contain three parts: the bran, the germ and the endosperm. Refined grains only contain the endosperm. The bran and germ help keep your body healthy, your skin glowing and your hair shiny. Including whole grains as part of a healthy diet has been shown to help ...

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

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4 mentions6 days ago
A simple and healthy filling vegan and gluten-free lunch or dinner – sweet potato and chickpea salad recipe.After almost two years of traveling abroad it feels a bit odd to back at home. Not as extreme as reverse culture shock but all of a sudden the questions have ...

25 Inspiring Triathlon Stories

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4 mentions6 days ago
It’s Ironman week over here!We have made it and in less than a week John will be towing the line at Ironman Lake Placid.If you want to track John using the Ironman App (or through their website), he is bib number 2071.I will be keeping “the twitter”, Instagram,

How the Paleolithic Diet Got Trendy

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3 mentions4 days ago
The first day I put my family on a Paleolithic diet, I made my kids fried eggs and sausage for breakfast. If they were still hungry, I told them, they could help themselves to more sausage, but they were not allowed to grab a slice of bread, or ...

Cinnamon Orange Syrup and Oatmeal Pancakes

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1 mentions6 days ago
One spoonful of this Goldschlagger spiked Cinnamon Orange Syrup alone or on top of my new favorite Oatmeal Pancakes {vegan and gluten-free}, and you will think you have died and gone to Heaven!From plain Jane vanilla extract to fancy-pants elderflower liqueur, we like to keep a little liquor ...

Could new serving sizes on Nutrition Facts label backfire?

4 mentions6 days ago
FDA proposals to change the way serving sizes are calculated to better reflect real-life eating behavior could encourage some people to eat even more unless the wording is changed or the move is accompanied by strong consumer education, behavioral science experts have warned.Under the proposed changes - part ...

The 92 percent clean plate club: You're not alone in eating everything on your plate

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3 mentions4 days ago
If you're a member of the Clean Plate Club -- you eat pretty much everything you put on your plate -- you're not alone! A new Cornell University study shows that the average adult eats 92% of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate. "If you put ...

How to Enjoy the Journey and Stop Getting Ahead of Yourself

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2 mentions5 days ago
“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” - Ernest HemingwayHave you ever noticed that people are always chasing the next thing or focusing on the next phase of life? I must admit that I struggle ...

zucchini ribbons with lemon and black pepper vinaigrette

3 mentions5 days ago
My parents have a huge garden at their house. They live in Paris (VA, not France) and everything seems to grow better there. Tomatoes, peas, corn, zucchini…any vegetable they plant seems to thrive. Which is, of course, fantastic for my sister and me since we get to reap ...

Video: Live Dirty, Eat Clean! Why The Microbiome Is The Future Of Medicine

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3 mentions5 days ago
We've all heard about the microbiome, but what is it? Why should we care? And, most importantly, what should we do about it? Integrative gastroenterologist Dr. Robynne Chutkan breaks down what you need to know about the microbiome, the vast collection of microbes that live in and on ...

Pineapple Coconut Water Recipe

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1 mentions6 days ago
Once or twice a year, I buy a pineapple. It feels like a strange thing to purchase in San Francisco. Pineapples = hot tropics, beaches, bare feet, and endless summers. San Francisco = fog, wind, Victorian architecture, and year-round denim. I remember driving between San Diego and Northern ...

31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks

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2 mentions5 days ago
1. Cottage-Style Fruit Top 1/2 cup cottage cheese with 1/2 cup of your favorite fruit. Not sure what fruit to pick? Try some superfoods! Bananas, mixed berries, and melon are a few Greatist favorites.2. Beef or Turkey Jerky Be careful to avoid sodium- and sugar-filled brands, but low-sodium,

The Importance of Eating Together

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3 mentions6 days ago
After my mother passed away and my brother went to study in New Zealand, the first thing that really felt different was the dinner table. My father and I began eating separately. We went out to dinners with our friends, ate sandwiches in front of our computers, delivery ...

Obesity: Overweight Kids Don’t Think They’re Overweight, Study Finds

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Overall, the survey, which collected data on the weight of U.S. adolescents between the ages of 8 and 15 from 2005 to 2012, found that about 30% of children and adolescents perceive their weight status incorrectly. That’s estimated to equate to about 9.1 million young people.While the majority ...

Basic Stretches For Tight Hips

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2 mentions1 week ago
Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in ...

Lentil Salad

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2 mentions4 days ago
Thank you for this recipe, your lentil salad looks very refreshing. I found that adding feta cheese really adds a tasty flavor to the lentils too. Here is the recipe for Lentil Salad with FETA you could try:For the cooked green lentils:1 lb. green lentils1 carrot, halved1 celery ...

Want Your Children to Eat their Vegetables? Don't Reveal the Health Benefits

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1 mentions3 days ago
A healthy diet remains an essential part of a child's development. However, many children might not be so eager to pick up a piece of broccoli. Of course, they'd much rather have some candy or cake. But is it all just about the taste?A recent study published in ...

Curried Roasted Cauliflower with Coconut Oil Recipe

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3 mentions1 week ago
Cauliflower has never tasted so good! Your family will love this fragrant and addictive Curried Roasted Cauliflower with Coconut Oil.Cauliflower season has arrived and as usual, I find myself unable to resist the nutritional powerhouse whenever I pass it at my farmers market! This time of year we ...

How to Deal With Stress and Anxiety: 10 Proven Psychological Techniques

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2 mentions6 days ago
You can try to avoid people who stress you out, say ‘no’ to things you know will cause you stress, and generally do less stuff.But sometimes the situations, physical signs and emotions that accompany anxiety aren’t as obvious in the moment. When you can identify what’s stressing you ...

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

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Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body saws—so you can tone your belly without a single crunch. Seriously.The ...

How sleep loss leads to significant weight gain

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Insufficient sleep affects appetite and satiety hormones as well as fat cells, according to the nation's top sleep experts.Most people know they should cut calories and exercise more to trim down, but there's now significant scientific evidence that another critical component to weight control is avoiding sleep deprivation,

Tips for Exploring Trails and Mizuno Kazan Trail Shoe Review

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7 mentions1 week ago
I think you all know by now how much we love trails. We are surrounded by amazing trails out here near the Hill Country, how could we not love it?!What do I mean by that? I mean I stop everything, DISCONNECT, and I just run/walk/hike/etc. There are no ...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts and Learning to Fly

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7 mentions1 week ago
Balancing life, family and fitness - easy right? Now always! Get stories that inspire you to breathe deeply and make mindful choices by subscribing to my blog by email.So here’s the thing. I had no intention of running two half marathons this year, let alone within a few ...

Recipe Of The Week: Power Salad

1 mentions4 days ago
This salad has it all with a variety of veggies, marinated kale, crunchy almonds, sweet pomegranate seeds and a bright citrus dressing. Pile your plate high with this nourishing meal to power up for all of your training.5 ounces chopped kale (about 6 cups packed) 4 cups chopped ...

Green Salad with Warm Cranberry Dressing

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2 mentions1 week ago
It’s been a long time since I’ve enjoyed a warm salad dressing. Probably because the warm dressing recipes I come across usually involve bacon. That’s why I was intrigued by this warm dressing that replaces the bacon with something more nutritious, more delicious and more beautiful….dried cranberries!If you ...

Stuffed Zucchini (Courgette) with Beef, Basil and Quinoa

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4 mentions1 week ago
Whether you call them zucchini, courgette or yellow squash they’re all summer squash – and all the same in my opinion.I’ve seen lots of recipes and more than a few comments that more recipes are needed…. Not by the same people (I assume). I’ve also seen a few ...

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