3 Healthy Food Trends To Try

3 Healthy Food Trends To Try

The rate of obesity in America has risen to 39% and boils down to two main reasons: not getting enough regular exercise and not eating a healthy balanced diet. Going on a fitness retreat can certainly help kickstart your weight loss journey. You can learn about the types of foods that can help you control your weight better and eat as part of a balanced diet. The good news is that healthy eating isn’t about dry cereals and boiled vegetables. There are some tasty health food trends that you can try at home and really enjoy eating as part of your new lifestyle. 

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What Are Food Sensitivities?

What Are Food Sensitivities?

Food sensitivities are a real thing and impact many people. From nut and dairy allergies to gluten intolerance and soy based issues, we see guests at the fitness retreat each week who are seeking answers and relief. Food sensitivities can show up in the form of an actual allergy to an intolerance and can produce a whole host of symptoms. We’ll cover allergies and intolerances in this blog post as, a list of symptoms and a few strategies that can help identify if you might be suffering from some type of food based issue.

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5 Strategies To Curb Your Junk Food Cravings

5 Strategies To Curb Your Junk Food Cravings

Cravings. We’ve all had them. So many of our guests at our boot camp vacation ask how to curb cravings. For many people, they’re easily fought off at times and too much to fight off at other times. Cravings come from a number of different sources and managing them can be hard to do in the moment. If you’re armed with the right information and an action plan, you’ll have a better chance of keeping them at bay.

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Clean Eating: 8 Simple Food Prep Tips

Clean Eating: 8 Simple Food Prep Tips

A question that always presents itself with clean eating is how much time will it take to cook all of this healthy food? Most people are busy. At our fitness retreat, it’s easy to eat healthy because all of your food is cooked for you. What about real life though? We lead lives full of commitments like work, family, personal time, friends, appointments, home projects and so much more. How do people fit it all in? The truth is that taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do.

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7 Simple Tips For Plant Based Eating

7 Simple Tips For Plant Based Eating

Plant based eating has come into the forefront of nutrition over the last few years. Eating more plants has a ton of benefits from vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients to plant based fats, fiber and more. We encounter many people who want to include more plants in their diet for a number of reasons — whether it be health reasons, moral reasons or to try a different eating style. It seems many of the guests that come to our wellness retreat or for private coaching are interested in adding more plants to their daily nutrition.

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Nutrition Tip: Should You Count Macros?

Nutrition Tip: Should You Count Macros?

Everyone is talking about counting “macros” these days. I feel like every time I pull up Facebook or Instagram, there’s a post either detailing how to count macros or someone is posting a pic of their perfectly portioned macro counted meal. I also see posts where people are questioning if they should count macros and if so, can they get some tips from their social media friends. Many of our fitness retreat guests also wonder wether macro counting is important for them and their goals. It’s something that has come into the forefront of nutrition so I felt like it was important to address the topic. This post isn’t about how to count macros. It’s about whether or not it’s actually important for you to do so — because to be honest, counting macros isn’t appropriate for everyone.

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6 Nutrition Benefits Of Pineapple

6 Nutrition Benefits Of Pineapple

Anyone else a pineapple lover? I love pineapple. I love the sweetness of it. I like adding it into shakes or just eating it on it’s own. One of my favorite ways to eat pineapple is for a dessert with a little real whipped cream or coconut whipped cream on top…so good! Not only is it delicious but it also has a ton of nutrition benefits as well.

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7 Tips For Mindful Eating

7 Tips For Mindful Eating

Mindful eating has come to the forefront of health and nutrition lately. It’s not always what you eat but how you eat that can make positive changes in your health and wellness. I can attest to this! I’m someone who’s tried every eating program, the newest fad diet and the oldest plan in the book. I’ve tried low carb, keto, gluten free, carb cycling, paleo and many others. What I realized is that figuring out what worked for me took much more than just experimenting with a new nutrition plan. It meant digging deeper to find out how I needed to eat versus what I needed to eat.

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