Nutrition

Nutrition

What’s So Great About My Liver?

Notice I didn’t say what’s so good about liver… because ewww and also, yuck. Oh wait, are the children in the room? Then I meant, no thank you and while

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What’s So Great About Iceberg Lettuce

So I had a shameful craving the other day. As a personal trainer and, ahem, role model, I give lots of advice to clients about healthy eating. And certainly, here

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What’s So Great About Celery Root?

Not so good: weird names it goes by like celeriac, turnip rooted celery and knob celery. Try tucking those words at the end of “Hey kids, who wants some…” Also,

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What’s So Great About Kiwi?

Can you tell I’m fantasizing about about being somewhere else… perhaps somewhere tropical? If you’re headed to such a place, good for you (said almost totally sincerely!). You should definitely

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What’s So Great About Swiss Chard

My doctor is a pusher. No, no not that kind of pusher (in fact she’s a little skimpy with the drugs…which I’m told is a good thing!) but she regularly

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What’s So Great About Barley?

Self Magazine recently wrote about the ten foods we should resolve to eat this year. Kind of a nice concept, right? You get to actually add things instead of always

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What’s So Great About Water

This post was originally posted in July 2013. However, with a polar vortex consuming many parts of North America, we wanted to stress the importance of drinking water. With housing

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What’s So Great About Ginger (Bread Men)?

Hush now, it’s the holidays. We’ve actually done a post on ginger in the past but I thought it was worth mentioning again because that’s just how much I care

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What’s So Great About Parsnips

The parsnip…basically the white carrot (maybe a selling point if your kids like carrots?). Like it’s orange cousin, the parsnip is a root vegetable and, therefore, it’s unlikely you’re surprised

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What’s So Great About Purslane

Do you know what Purslane is? I’m going to guess it’s flattering on all figures? No, wait..the whole family can play it? Or, and this is my final guess, it