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Diets of Inclusions rather than Exclusion.



Nutrition can be a seemingly trendy topic in today’s society, but in actuality – nutrition is a science. The spawn of fad diets, latest food crazes, and non-evidence based nutrition theories have left many individuals in the dark when it comes to certain nutrition topics.

The purpose of this article is to shed some light on some hot nutrition issues currently surfacing today.

The Importance of Nutrition

If you are reading this article, chances are you currently in the contemplation or action stage of change and are making conscious nutrition decisions to improve your health and fitness. Did you know nutrition can play a more integral role than training for obtaining the results you want?

You simply cannot outwork a bad diet.

Diets of Exclusion

Diets of exclusion are becoming more prevalent with trendy nutrition followings. What is a diet of exclusion? A diet of exclusion is a…

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Protein Powders 101

Posted: April 24, 2014 in Uncategorized


Pantry Chef

These granola bar bites have ever so eloquently been dubbed “old people cookies” because of their ingredients. But take them seriously because they are VERY yummy! I like to make these little bites to eat for breakfast, as a post work out snack, or as a mid-day pick-me-up. They pack well and can be made into various shapes such as round cookies, square cookies, or bars.

They are super healthy and kids LOVE them. You won’t believe these vegan goodies are made without butter, flour, eggs, or added sugar! The bananas and dried fruit add lots of texture and sweetness so enjoy!

Banana Oatmeal Granola Bar Bite Cookies

Serving: 24 cookies
Time: 35 minutes
Level: Easy (super kid friendly, so let them help!)

3 ripe bananas (wait until they are nice and spotty. They are sweeter that way.)
2 c. oats (you can use whole wheat, steel cut, quick cooking, or most any other type…

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