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Week #2 Turkey to Turkey Challenge 2016

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OCTOBER 17 – OCTOBER 23 Welcome to week #2 of Turkey to Turkey. Last week, you made a positive change by avoiding deep-fried foods. This week it’s all about the vegetables. Check out the full challenge details below. Week #2 Moderate-vigorous exercise to burn: Single Serving: 1000 cal Goin’ for Seconds : 1350 cal Week #2 Wellness Challenge: Eat Vegetables with Each Meal Read the Article (below) Eat Vegetables with each meal every day this week Record 1 point on your […]

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We all want food to taste great. Nobody (well, nobody besides a picky 3-year-old) can sustain a diet based around bland and boring food — no matter how “healthy” that food is. So, to pump up the flavour, we often use condiments – stuff like ketchup, mayonnaise, guacamole, barbecue sauce, and more. The good news: Some of these condiments are actually good for us! You can probably guess the bad news, right? Some of them are not. How can we […]

Fat, Good?: Two Words the Brain has Trouble Processing Together

An Article by Jessica Shannon Myth: Dietary fat is to blame for excess weight and obesity. Therefore, fat is the enemy and saturated fats should be avoided. Fact: Fat yields the most ATP (energy molecules) of the 3 macronutrients (Carbohydrates, protein, fat). Having fat in the digestive tract (intestine) triggers the hormone Cholecystokinin (CCK) which is indicative of satiety, so you will feel fuller longer. CCK also aids in the digestion of lipids (fat) in the intestine by stimulating bile […]

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