Top 5 Foods to Add to Your “New Year Nutrition Plan”

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Liza Muravyeva, Registered Dietician and Certified Personal Trainer, has put together her fitness and dieting goals for 2014. Today she shares her list of the top 5 foods that should be incorporated into your diet for a New Year, new you resolution! The New Year is finally here, and you have already planned out your workouts for the next month and your 30 day detox plan. Let’s be realistic- how long with that last? Instead of going on a crazy 500 calorie a day diet, why not incorporate healthy foods into your every day life? Make a goal to include […]

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3 Ways To Use Coconut Oil For Your Next Marathon

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Are you training for a marathon or half marathon? Looking for nutrition tips to help your race time?  Here are three ways coconut oil helped a fellow half-marathoner during the recent Gasparilla race in Tampa. The night before, fuel up on brown rice cooked in coconut oil, a favorite of Apollo Ohno. Add salmon and steamed kale for lots of protein and energy. On the morning of the race, take a spoonful of coconut oil, drizzled with honey.  The coconut oil will give you a feeling of fullness and supply stamina throughout the race.   The last use for coconut […]


Pineapple Barbecue Roasted Salmon

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I was looking through my archive of recipes yesterday and found one my mom mailed me ages ago. So glad I found it, because it is so simple and delicious! My photo really does not do this meal justice. I made two extra salmon filets to freeze and pull out on a busy weeknight. I served this with Butternut Rice Pilaf, which I’ll post tomorrow.   Pineapple Barbecue Roasted Salmon ¼ cup pineapple juice 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 4 (6-oz) salmon filets (I removed the skin but you may leave it on) 2 Tbsp brown sugar 4 tsp chili […]

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