Tag Archives: nutrition

3 ways to beat serving-size guilt

A meal bar that offered an astonishing 48 grams of protein in exchange for 24 carbs, 6 grams of fat and 320 calories would seem like a nutritional powerhouse. So why is it that when I get those same numbers … Continue reading

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Rowan’s ‘mermaid’ smoothie

This is Colleen. My big sister Rowan got to come home this weekend! She was showing me a picture of this amazing-looking Mermaid protein smoothie she made last week. Isn’t it pretty? The ingredients, except for the star fruit, dragon … Continue reading

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Why can’t I aim lower?

One of the problems with being on a perpetual self-improvement kick is that I am seemingly incapable of simply enjoying life as it is, without constantly trying to nudge it along to what it could be with just a bit … Continue reading

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A modest proposal to change the name of ‘junk food’

Would it be easier to stay away from junk food if we called it something else? It’s obviously a derogatory term, but the meaning has been hijacked by pop culture to the point that most people think of it not … Continue reading

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