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Eat healthy and improve your hydration habits with the advice in this blog.

Nutrition

5 Tips to Simplify Your Nutrition

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Complicated recipes, overflowing grocery carts, and nightly cooking can be roadblocks to healthy eating. Simplifying your nutrition-related tasks can help improve your diet and ease your stress. Use the tips below to start eating healthier today.

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Exercising Pre-Holiday Can Help Fight Effects of Overeating, According to Study

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Worried that your holiday food spread will damage your diet? A small study from the University of Bath found that working out 45 minutes a day leading up to the holidays can help counteract some of the effects of overeating.

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How to Have a Healthier Halloween

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It’s practically impossible to avoid candy in the days that flank Halloween. In fact, candy sales for the holiday can reach upwards of $2 billion. So don’t fear the indulgence. But rather factor it into your nutrition goals. Start by following the below advice from Amanda Carlson-Phillips, vice president of nutrition and research at Athlete’s Performance, who tackled three common Halloween-turned-healthy questions.

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Shop With a List to Lose More Weight

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Do you shop with a grocery list? If you don't, start now. It can help you lose weight by keeping you on track and guiding you to fill your cart with better, healthier food options, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes. 

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Feeling Tired? Don't Go Grocery Shopping

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In addition to avoiding the grocery store when you're hungry, a small study found that shopping when you're tired can also impact your choices. The study, published in the journal Obesity, found that just a single night of sleep deprivation makes you more likely to buy higher-calorie food if you shop the next day.

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Nutrition Tip: Post-Game Shake Recipe

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After a tough game, your body is drained of energy and your muscles are broken down. Kickstart your post-game recovery with the tropical shake recipe below to rebuild your muscles and rehydrate your body.

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Study: Skipping Breakfast is Bad for Your Heart

 

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There's now even more support for eating the most important meal of the day. Not only does eating breakfast kickstart your day, lead to healthier eating, and help control weight, but a new study published in the journal Circulation found that it can also protect your heart. 

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Study: Translating Calories into Walking Distance on Menus Can Curb Calorie Intake

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Adding the walking distance it would take to burn off calories on menus may help people cut back on calories, according to a new study in the journal Appetite [HuffingtonPost.com].

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Tags: Health, Eating Out, Walking, Calories

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5 Small Ways to Upgrade Your Cooking Habits

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People who eat most of their meals at home are typically healthier and are better able to maintain a healthy weight compared to people who eat out frequently. If you're eating most of your meals at home, you're already one step ahead of the rest, but there are still things you can do to improve your diet even more. Use the tips below to refine your cooking habits.

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The Benefits of Eating Chia Seeds

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Ever think of eating your Chia Pet? It might not be a bad idea. The ancient Aztecs consumed chia seeds for energy and conquered their corner of the world. These days, many people still enjoy the nutritional benefits of chia seeds.

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