Category Archives: Health

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Have Your Cake and Protein Too: Protein Truffles

Godiva is glorious. Neuhaus is a novelty. Lindt is luxurious. But let’s talk about a way to have your truffles and eat your protein too. These truffles are little bites of protein-packed perfection that are low in sugar and high in flavor.  There are lots of recipes for protein truffles out there. I use zero-carb […]

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The Difficulties of Body Acceptance

How sick of you are comparing your body to others? With weighing it on the scale? With depriving it of the foods it needs? This fall, how about you decide to try a new approach: tolerating your body, and maybe even learning to embrace it. This past week, my friend and I came across an […]

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Healthy Ways to Handle Unhealthy Situations

There will always come a time in life when a good road leads to a bad situation. While the specifics of the trial vary from person to person, all of the trials create mental, emotional, and sometimes physical side effects that become a heavy burden and creates an unhealthy lifestyle. But when a road leads […]

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“Hold the Bread” and Have Smoked Salmon Scramble

I don’t diet. A few years back, I gave up sugar. I had gained some weight in grad school and I was sick of dieting. I needed to change the way I ate. It was really hard at first, but I said “no” 7 days a week and it worked. Now that I’ve lost my […]

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Have Your Mac & Cheese and Eat It, Too

  It’s National Mac & Cheese Day! In addition to proving that this whole “day” thing is totally out of control, does this knowledge have you wanting to run to your nearest supermarket for a box of the almighty Kraft (because there is really nothing quite like that atomic orange powder), or have you sighing […]

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So What Exactly is Intuitive Eating?

Throughout Instagram, Pinterest, and health magazines there is constant chatter of the latest diet trend. However, after reading the best seller, Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD and Elyse Resch, I will pledge to no longer listen to the diet trap. The book consists of 10 principles that truly help to harmonize your body, mind, […]

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What Aerial Silks Are And Why You Should Try Them

People always tend to find one thing they’re good at and stick to it, however, I have never been that person. I bounce around trying new things and always try to step out of my comfort zone. One day in my dance class, I finally got to see someone do aerial silks. They are these […]

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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Body This Summer

Summer is a great time for spending time in the sun and having lots of fun, but spending time outdoors can have some serious consequences if you’re not careful. Don’t let the summer days slip away leaving you dehydrated, sick, or with dangerous skin ailments. Rather, plan to make the most of your summer break […]

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How to Improve Your Runs

With almost every process, getting started is the hardest part. Running, of course, is a process–a day’s run is a process and building up a routine is a process. Once you’ve made running a permanent part of your schedule, though, you’ve certainly tackled the most difficult obstacle. Now, you’re looking for some easy ways to improve […]

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Meet Beth Miller, Director of Performance Nutrition UCLA Athletics

How much do you really know about what to eat to get the best results from your workout or the best performance while running, playing tennis or doing any other competitive sports? Well, when you are the Director of Performance Nutrition for UCLA Athletics, the answer is, you know an awful lot, and lucky for […]

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Ramp up your Running!

As an avid runner, I am always striving to improve my performance. There are so many easy tricks you can try to improve your next run! Just be sure to stay safe in the heat this summer – wear sunscreen, light clothing and carry a water bottle with you if you can! 1. Strength train! […]