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foods that fight inflammation

The Foods that Fight Inflammation

Can food really fix and protect your body? These 10 options can help everything from muscle recovery to cancer prevention. Your body might be under attack–only you probably don’t realize it. You have no symptoms. You feel fine. Everything seems to be operating normally. So what’s the problem? Inflammation. It’s a normal process that is designed…… More

eggs on the go

Reinventing Healthy Breakfast: Eggs-on-the-Go

A protein-packed recipe that removes the need to spend time cooking first thing in the morning. If you’re like most people, a good meal plan feels like an essential component of your healthy diet equation. That is, until it’s 7 am and you’re scrambling around with no idea what to make for breakfast. While missing breakfast is not a…… More

protein peanut butter cups

Protein Peanut Butter Cups

The dessert that finally makes any diet easier to enjoy and allows you to satisfy your cravings for sweets. If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. The cliche applies to most concepts in fitness and nutrition, but it’s not the case if you’ve mastered the art of healthy dessert. While you…… More

personalize workout

How to Personalize Your Workout

Designing your plan isn’t just about selecting good exercises. It’s about the picking the best options for you body. If every workout were created equal, then all plans would deliver the same results and consist of the exact same movements. While most training plans do boil down to some commonalities, there’s a reason why so…… More

solving sleep problems

Solving Sleep Problems: Non-Obvious Solutions to Better Rest and Recovery

When limiting technology and removing caffeine doesn’t work, these changes can help you improve your rest. A lack of sleep has been linked to early death, but too much sleep has also been associated with early death. It’s the type of confusing one-liners from the medical community that make your head spin and question science. So, where’s the…… More

Lemon berry chia yogurt

High-Protein Lemon Berry Chia Yogurt

Need a High-Protein, Easy-to-Eat Snack? This Recipe Has You Covered. One of the main reasons people tend to overeat is because they’ve waited too long to satisfy their hunger. (Unless, of course, you’re following a variation of intermittent fasting.) Whether you eat many times throughout the day, or just need something to tide your hunger, healthy snacks,…… More

buffalo chicken quesadilla

Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla (with Avocado)

Some foods sound too good to be healthy. Lucky for you, flavor has never been dependent on added sugars or other additives that make you feel guilty about what you’re eating. Look no farther than almost any quesadilla recipe. In a world of carb-fear, any type of wrap or bread-based product receives an unfair reputation…… More

carbs are important

Beyond Bread: Why Some People Can Eat More Carbs Than Others

The role of carbs in your diet is one part science, one part personality. The concept that “carbs” are evil can be put to bed with one statement: All vegetables and fruits are carbohydrates. So it should come as no surprise that any diet attempting to completely purge carbohydrates — or anyone suggesting all carbs are…… More

Apple bacon Brussels sprouts

Apple Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

In the world of “healthy” options, it’s rare that you’ll find a vegetable that can offer that combination salty and sweet, along with a crunchy texture. But that’s exactly what’s delivered in this recipe, created by Liv Langdon, founder of Liv Lang & Prosper, and a Born Fitness meal prep specialist. On the nutrition side, Brussels…… More

sleep and fat loss

How to Lose Weight: Why Sleep Can Make you Fat

The debate about the best way to reach a healthy weight always revolves around exercise and diet. But here’s why sleep is just as important to your goals. When I was in graduate school I used to receive daily emails from my mom telling me to sleep more. I won’t lie: the act became old really…… More