Author: Sofia Rodriguez

Cheat Meals: Yay or Nay?
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Cheat Meals: Yay or Nay?

Imagine a big greasy cheeseburger, salty hot fries, and a sweet cold strawberry milkshake to wash it all down sitting right in front of you. Run away as fast as you can? Unhealthy, bad for you, heart-disease causing are thoughts that come to mind?     Sure, after repetitive intake […]

12 Festive Foods To Feast On This Fall
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12 Festive Foods To Feast On This Fall

The leaves are turning different colors, the weather is slowly cooling down, however ‘tis the season to still feast healthy! Don’t let the change in season change your good nutrition habits! Below is a list of foods in their peak to feed on this fall without compromising that waistline: Apples: […]

The Physiological Benefits Of Cheat Meals
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The Physiological Benefits Of Cheat Meals

Aside from the mental and social aspects of cheat meals, there are actual biological and physiological benefits seen. Consuming these foods actually affects Leptin, a hormone that is produced by adipose tissue and is involved in the regulation of appetite in the body (acts as an appetite suppressant). When an […]

Healthy Holiday Tips: How to Stay on Track!
Nutrition

Healthy Holiday Tips: How to Stay on Track!

As soon as Halloween hits the calendar, it seems Americans veer off the path of fitness and into this infamous holiday funk. Thanksgiving claims us as its first victim with luscious pies, salty ham, and countless calories. Next is Christmas with the various cookie flavors, loads of chocolate among other […]