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How to Make a 4 Ingredient Green Smoothie

You know you should be eating more fruits and vegetables, but life gets in the way. With your hectic schedule, it can be difficult to get the recommended 5-9 servings per day. Sometimes by dinner you feel so tired it’s all you can do to boil pasta and pour a jar of...

The Calorie Cost of a Glass of Coke

The average glass of soda (e.g. Coke, Mountain Dew, Sprite) contains 182 calories. To burn off a glass, then, you need to spend 30 minutes doing aerobic exercise. Is it worth the cost? Soda is arguably one of the worst things you can consume. In addition to packing a...

Carbonated Water: Healthy or Not?

In sticking with my recent topic of reading nutrition labels, I wanted to talk about the differences between various carbonated water beverages. If you are like me you get tired of drinking plain water day in and day out. You know it’s good for you, but you...

Exercises We Love: Biking

2 months ago today, I made what many people would call “a dumb decision.” After spending seven months living and working in the Bay Area (a place I heard multiple people refer to as “Adult Disneyland”), enjoying sunshine, an awesome job, a fun...

Weeknight Grill Out

Earlier this week I talked about using the Nutrition Facts Label to help stay on track with your diet goals. Protein, often referred to as the “building block” is one of the three macronutrients and should be included in a well-balanced meal. Chicken is considered a...