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Are Your Supplements Legit?

By Nicole Martin   |  April 4, 2017

Sometimes, depending on our diet, we're not getting the nutrients out body needs. So, supplements can be a great way to, well, supplement our diets. But all supplements are not created equal. Back in 2015 the Attorney General's office in...

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Why Does All the “Bad for You” Food Taste Good?

By Nicole Martin   |  March 28, 2017

I get asked this question a lot, and it generally comes at me in two ways. First, I'm asked, Why does nutritional food taste so bad? And then, there's the second way to ask it: Why is food that's so bad for you taste so good?

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Raw Kelp Noodle Salad

March 21, 2017

Raw Kelp Noodle Salad

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Yummy Breakfast Scramble

March 21, 2017

Here's a super yummy, super healthy Breakfast Scramble to get your day started off right!

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If You're Confused About What to Eat, That's by Design

By Michael Dangovian   |  March 14, 2017

In 1919, half of every paycheck went toward buying food. Today that percentage is 6%. If you're asking why it was so expensive back then, you're not asking the right question. Instead, the question is, why is it so cheap now?

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St. Patricks Shamrock Smoothie

March 14, 2017

We teamed up with the amazing Patricia Tamara Ode to bring you a delicious AND nutritious Shamrock Shake smoothie recipe!

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Why Getting a Cold Might Actually Be a Good Thing

By Michael Dangovian   |  March 7, 2017

Colds are terrible. Fever, chills, that cough that won't ever go away, every available channel in your head clogged up with mucus... it's awful. No one wants them. But here's how a cold might actually be a GOOD thing...

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Grapefruit Guacamole

March 1, 2017

Grapefruit Guacamole!

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How to Feed a Cold

By Nicole Martin   |  February 28, 2017

It's cold season again. And whether you're feeling one coming on, or are in the thick of right now, close your medicine cabinet and get yourself into the kitchen! Here's a list of foods that you should be taking to keep that cold at bay.

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Steel Cut Oats Breakfast Blend with lots of Omega 3's

February 28, 2017

Steel Cut Oats Breakfast Blend with lots of Omega 3's

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Oriental Dressing

February 28, 2017

Oriental Dressing

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Rainbow Pasta Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing

February 28, 2017

Sweet green ginger carrot dressing to supercharge your salad... and your whole day!

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Kelp Noodle Ramen Soup

February 28, 2017

Healthy Ramen Noodle Soup

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The Right Way to Do a Detox

By Michael Dangovian   |  February 21, 2017

There are a lot of options out there for detoxes. Obviously, some are better than others. But no matter which one you choose (if you choose one at all), there's a right way and a wrong way to do it.

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Keywords: detox, health, wellness

Water vs. Pop: The Showdown

By Nicole Martin   |  February 14, 2017

Everyone alive these days is probably aware that pop (or soda, if you live outside the Midwest, or Coke, if you live in Atlanta) is bad for you. But what your might not know is just HOW bad...

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Keywords: diabetes, pop, soda, sugar

The Sum of Our Parts: Why Nothing Short of Holistic Health is Health at All

By Nicole Martin   |  February 9, 2017

Back when I was right out of college, I decided that I wanted to be a physical therapist. I loved to exercise, I'd spent a lot of my childhood training as a figure skater, dug science... it seemed like a pretty natural fit.

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18 Delicious Recipes from our Winter Recipe Club Meetings

February 9, 2017

16 Delicious Recipes from our Winter Recipe Club Meetings

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Veggie Nachos!

February 2, 2017

Superbowl Nachos & The Grapefruit Guacamole

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7 Facts About a Plant-Based Diet

By Nicole Martin   |  January 31, 2017

On the fence about getting more plants into your diet? Here are 7 reasons why you should start today...

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4 Member Success Stories!

By Michael Dangovian   |  January 26, 2017

Our goal at the Wellness Training Institute is to provide the knowledge and tools for our members to live a better life. So, when that happens, we celebrate it big time internally. Now, we're sharing it with you...

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The 4 Reasons You Should Stop Eating All That Dairy

By Nicole Martin   |  January 19, 2017

Dairy is everywhere. Literally everywhere. Americans on average eat around 630 pounds of dairy each year, whether it be in the form of milk, yogurt, ice cream, cheese, etc. And speaking of cheese...

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Stir Fry and "CHEESY" Vegan Fajita Food Prep

January 19, 2017

Stir Fry and Cheesy Fajita Food Prep

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The Real Truth About Cholesterol

By Michael Dangovian   |  January 17, 2017

If you were to ask a hundred people whether cholesterol is “good” or “bad,” all but a very few would instantly say “bad” and give you a look like you're either incredibly dumb or your question was a trick.

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Confessions of a Recovering Chip-a-Holic

By Nicole Martin   |  January 12, 2017

Growing up one of the staples in my diet were potato chips. After school, every day... Cheezits, Lays, Ruffles, whatever... and usually with dip. Then I got sick...

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What to Look for in a Health Coach

By Nicole Martin   |  December 29, 2016

But how do you find the right coach? I can tell you that my experience has taught me a heck of a lot more than my certifications.

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Wellness Wraps & Hummus Recipes

December 28, 2016

Wellness Wraps & Hummus Recipes

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Oil-Free Dressing Recipes

December 20, 2016

Oil-Free Salad Dressings!

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