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If your fitness enthusiast, or just want the facts on good nutrition so you can make heathy choices, you can read all about the latest in nutrition news here. ACE Fit offers nutritional research, recipes, diet tips, and many other ways to help you eat healthy. And you can can read about it all in one place!

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5 Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

posted: 9/28/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Justin Smith

For most freshmen, college is the first experience with living away from home, and it can be overwhelming and lead to stress, anxiety and depression, which are all associated with over-eating, alcohol consumption and poor decision making. To help you avoid using unhealthy behaviors as a way to cope with the stresses of college, here are some great tips on how to resist temptation, improve self-efficacy and proactively lead a healthy lifestyle.

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What You Need to Know About High Fructose Corn Syrup

posted: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has been linked to several health issues, including type 2 diabetes and obesity. Here are the facts on HFCS and how it compares to other sweeteners in terms of its effects on overall health.

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Everything You Need to Know About Matcha Tea

posted: 9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Often trendy foods do not live up to their hype. But matcha tea does. From the ability to create mental alertness and provide a healthy dose of antioxidants, it’s easy to see why we gravitate to this hot food product.

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5 Signs You May Have an Unhealthy Relationship with Food

posted: 9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

Food often represents more than a source of fuel for the body. For many, it’s a relationship often tied to feelings, emotions and events.

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5 Quick and Healthy Breakfasts

posted: 9/9/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Too busy for breakfast? The key to starting your mornings off right is planning a healthy breakfast the night before. Here are some healthy and delicious breakfast options that will help jumpstart your metabolism and fuel your body and brain for the morning.

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9 Tips to Help You Control Your Portions

posted: 8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

If you’ve eaten out at a restaurant lately, you know that portions sizes are huge, especially compared to those served just a few decades ago. For many of us, this has skewed our perception of what a normal portion size should look like. Here are some easy tips and strategies for controlling both your portions and your food intake.

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5 Fiber Foods You Can’t Live Without

posted: 8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

Did you know that the typical American eats only about half the recommended amount of fiber each day? Most of us should be consuming about 30 grams of fiber each day, and with these five tasty, high-fiber foods, that goal is well within reach.

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Summer Produce Finds

posted: 8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

Summer is peak season for fresh produce. If you’re a fruit or vegetable lover, the year’s hottest months are the time to cash in on nature’s nutritious bounty. Here are a few ways you can get your hands on fresh, in-season produce, along with some simple recipes that are both delicious and nutritious.

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A 4th Of July Meal That Won’t Sabotage Your Diet

posted: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Looking for some healthy alternatives to the typical 4th of July barbecue fair? The Nutrition Twins explain why choosing red, white and blue foods can help you stick to your healthy food plan while also enjoying the best the season has to offer. Check out these fantastic recipes that will have you and your friends and family celebrating all day long.

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The Best Thing You Can Do After A Workout

posted: 6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Kelley Vargo

Refueling quickly after a workout can help you maximize your body’s ability to build lean muscle mass, prevent muscle breakdown and restore the cell’s energy reserves. Learn how to effectively refuel to get the most out of your workouts and prepare your body for your next exercise session.

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Energizing Breakfast Ideas

posted: 6/23/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Many people claim they are too busy to eat breakfast, but skipping out on this important meal can set you up for low energy and cravings later in the day. Preparing a healthy breakfast that fuels your body and brain doesn’t have to be complicated or time-intensive. Check out these tasty ideas for quickly preparing well-balanced breakfasts that will help get your day off to a great start.

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What You Need to Know About Coconut Water

posted: 6/9/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Proponents of coconut water claim it can do everything from keep you hydrated to lower your risk of stroke and heart attack. The Nutrition Twins examine the true benefits of coconut water and explain whether or not it might be a good fluid replacement source for people who exercise intensely for long periods of time.

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Meal Prepping 101

posted: 6/8/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Experts agree that one of the keys to eating healthfully and meeting your nutrition goals is to plan ahead and, whenever possible, to make your meals ahead of time. If you're following a specialized diet, don't have time to cook every day, or are looking to eat clean without having to pay for a food-delivery service, then meal prepping is for you. Learn the secrets to preparing multiple healthy meals ahead of time that will satisfy your taste buds and keep you track with your health goals all we

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How Yoga Can Help You Recover from Food Addictions

posted: 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Elizabeth Kovar

Although yoga is known primarily for its powerful physical benefits, it also offers numerous mental and emotional benefits as well, including reduced stress and increased mind-body awareness. Individuals who struggle with food addictions have often become disconnected from their bodies and use food as means of comfort and escape. ACE pro Elizabeth Kovar argues that yoga’s mind-body benefits make it a useful tool in the process of recovering from food addictions.

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3 Healthy and Delicious Grilling Recipes

posted: 5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

For many people, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer—and that means it’s time to dust off the grill and start enjoying the delicious fresh foods of the season. Whether you’re a seasoned griller or a newbie, here are three easy, delicious—and healthy—recipes that are sure to delight your tastebuds.

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The Latest Research on 5 Popular Health Foods

posted: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

With so much nutrition information available, it can be a challenge to know what is worth paying attention to and what you’re better off ignoring. The Nutrition Twins round up the latest and greatest in the nutrition and health world to help you maximize your nutrient intake and reap all the benefits of eating healthy foods.

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What You Need to Know About the Alkaline Diet

posted: 5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

With so much nutritional advice available, it can be a huge challenge to separate fact from fiction. One of the latest trends is called the alkaline diet, which is said to promote health and weight loss by creating a better pH balance in the body. Learn about the basic tenets of this diet and whether or not it lives up to the hype.

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3 Solutions to Common Dinner Mistakes People Make When They Are Trying Eat “Clean”

posted: 4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

If you’re trying to eat healthfully, you may inadvertently be sabotaging your efforts by eating the same foods day after day, or by avoiding specific foods because you believe they are bad for you. Not a good idea, say the Nutrition Twins. Here are the top three most common dinnertime mistakes they see their clients make—and how to avoid them.

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4 Common Lunch Mistakes That Prevent You From Reaching Your Goals

posted: 4/22/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

If you’re trying to eat healthier or lose a few pounds, lunch can prove to be a stumbling block, with limited time and workplace temptations making it easy to ditch your healthy habits. Check out these common lunch-hour mishaps and their fixes that can help you stay on track.

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4 Common Breakfast Mistakes That Prevent You From Reaching Your Goals

posted: 4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Eating breakfast is important—but eating the wrong breakfast can actually be worse than eating no breakfast at all. In fact, if you’re trying to muster up energy to work out and eat the right foods to get fit, eating the right breakfast is critical to your success. The Nutrition Twins present the top four breakfast mistakes and how to fix them.

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