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High Fat and Super Healthy The idea that eating fat makes us unhealthy or causes weight gain has been mostly debunked; culprits of poor health are refined foods, processed foods, packaged foods and foods eaten out of the home, not fat alone. What is more important than the amount of fat is the type of [...]

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Here’s the thing about water. We all know how important it is to drink enough on a daily basis but for many of us, it’s a struggle. If there was one magic bullet to improving our health, it’s water. If you know you are not getting enough, it’s time to increase your intake. Common hydration [...]

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide 2016 Thumbnail

Everyone has a difficult to shop for friend on their list.  My husband would tell you that I am that person.  I rarely have a wish list and I prefer to give rather than receive but in the spirit of the holidays, I’m making a list of all the presents I can’t wait to give [...]

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Regardless of your choice of exercise, you probably notice that your performance is improved when you are eating correctly and drinking enough water. Exercising without the correct fuel can contribute to fatigue and decreased performance. There are many products promoted to athletes to hydrate, refuel and improve performance. What we really need is whole food [...]

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Let’s be honest, there are so many opportunities to interfere with healthy habits. We have the best intentions, we follow through, we create space to treat our bodies well. But, inevitably, something changes, a life disruption, a celebration, a deadline, and our health once again takes a back-seat. Setting up a sustainable plan means that [...]

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Unprocessed Eating 101 Thumbnail

The Fresh 20 has always maintained that a healthy life comes from eating food in its most natural state. Whole foods that have not been altered with preservatives, chemicals or additives. Some argue that ingredients like pasta and bread are processed foods. I call them prepared foods and if it can be made in the [...]

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Some people say the key to maintaining weight is never snacking between meals. I disagree. Recent studies have shown that eating smaller portions more often is better for your digestive system and can help increase energy, reduce cravings and improve metabolism. The trick is finding the right snacks and not over-indulging. The concept of eating [...]

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The Pledge: Day 20: DESTINATION DINNER Thumbnail

The Fresh 20 is a company about dinner. Fresh dinner. Easy dinner. Family dinner. Healthy dinner. DINNER. I know the difference it has made in my life to eat consciously and build a strong family food culture. I’m always working on sharing that message because quite frankly, dinner saved my life. More accurately, it saved [...]

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The Pledge: Day 19 – TREAT YOURSELF Thumbnail

One of the most difficult tasks I encounter is taking care of myself. Isn’t it just easier to take care of everyone else first? I sat down with Joy Wilson, aka Joy the Baker, recently. I wanted her insight on how we can best feed our soul. She’s so good at tapping into her values [...]

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The Pledge: INTENTION Thumbnail

I have to admit, I feel a little deflated this morning. I’ve made some really positive changes on the pledge but the one thing I wanted for myself was to lose five pounds before my trip to Australia. I’m drinking more water; up from one glass a week to a few glass a day I [...]

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