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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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Foods to Help Recover From a Hangover

posted: 7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

When drinking alcohol, just as with eating, at times you may overindulge despite your best intentions. And if you do, it’s quite likely you’ll end up with a hangover, which will make you crave unhealthy foods to soothe it. This spells a disaster for your waistline and your next workout. If you find yourself with a hangover, the Nutrition Twins have the advice you need to get over it quickly and back to your usual workouts.

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5 Foods to Bypass at the Grocery Store

posted: 7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

When it comes to grocery shopping, it’s a good idea to stick to the perimeter of the store. That’s where you’ll find the healthiest, freshest foods. You can certainly find healthy options in a store’s interior as well—just make sure you read the labels so you know what you’re putting into your body.

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4 Super-fueled Road Trip Snacks

posted: 6/22/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

It can be challenging to eat healthy on vacation, especially if your adventure includes a lot of time spent on the road. But with a little pre-planning and some mindfulness, you can eat healthier on your trip, even when your choices are limited!

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Delicious High-Protein Dinner Recipes

posted: 6/14/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Eating enough protein is essential for both maintaining and losing weight, as well as for helping muscles repair after workouts. But exactly how much protein do you need? Learn why you may be underestimating your protein needs and how you can get more protein in your diet. Plus, check out these high-protein dinner recipes that are both delicious and easy to make.

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6 Diet and Nutrition Myths Debunked

posted: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Elizabeth Kovar

“Carbohydrates make you gain weight.” This is one of the many diet myths that abound these days, fueled by food marketing and the diet industry. But what’s really behind these myths? The simplest explanation is usually closest to the truth, and this applies to nutrition, too. When it comes to healthful eating, the key to success is to eat fresh, whole foods and well-balanced meals.

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Diet Tips for Gaining Weight

posted: 6/3/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

If gaining weight is your goal, it’s important to do so in a mindful way, paying close attention to both what you eat and how much you eat.

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Fuel Up with These Healthy Homemade Snacks

posted: 6/2/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

When it comes to serving up snacks, you have the power to prepare healthy options in your own home. Here are some great ideas for incorporating whole grains, healthy fats and fresh fruits and vegetables for the perfect between-meal pick-me-ups.

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The Basics of Intermittent Fasting

posted: 5/31/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

Is fasting good for you? Can it help you lose weight? It depends. Fasting can be beneficial for the body when practiced appropriately. But it can also put a great deal of stress on the body. Intermittent fasting, which involves limiting food intake for shorter and more specified periods of time, offers an alternative to long-term fasting, which can be harmful to the body.

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16 Diet Tips for Losing Weight

posted: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Losing weight requires you to change your current eating pattern and habits. To make this process easier, here are 16 of our best diet tips to help you lose weight and maintain the weight loss!

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Spring Clean Your Kitchen: 3 Foods to Toss Right Now

posted: 5/19/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

Most snacking calories come from high salt, high fat and high calorie processed foods. These snack foods are cheap and convenient, yet they don’t offer much in the way of nutrition. It’s time to spring clean your kitchen and your diet by tossing these three food products and restocking your kitchen with healthier options.

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3 Spring Veggies to Spring Clean Your Body

posted: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

One of the best ways to feel lighter and refresh your body for spring is by eating plenty of health-enhancing vegetables that prevent cell damage and that truly help the body to turnover older cells and bring on the newer ones. Here are three spring veggies to help keep your body healthy and operating at peak performance, along with some recipes so you can enjoy the best offerings of the season.

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What You Need to Know About Eating Organic

posted: 4/5/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Is eating organic food healthier? How do you identify organic produce and which ones are a must when choosing organic? Do pesticides cause cancer and other diseases? These questions and more are answered in this quick guide to choosing and eating organic foods.

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What You Need to Know About Carb Cycling

posted: 3/16/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Justin Robinson

If you can’t decide if you should follow a low-carb or a high-carb diet, why not just combine the two diets in an effort to address all of your sports-performance and weight-loss concerns? Known as carb cycling, proponents claim this dietary approach offers a wide range of benefits. Learn the pros and cons of alternating high-carb and low-carb days, and discover if carb cycling could potentially help you reach your health and fitness goals.

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How to Make Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Desserts

posted: 3/7/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Wondering how you can turn sweet treats like cookies and brownies into something that offers a little more nutritional bang for your buck? Here are a few tricks you can use to transform your favorite desserts into healthier—yet still tasty—versions that are sure to satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth.

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4 Easy Ways to Drink More Water

posted: 3/2/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Tiffani Bachus

Do you struggle to drink enough water each day? Maybe you’re too busy to drink or just don’t like the taste of water. Getting in your recommended 2 to 3 liters of water a day can be a challenge, but you can do it by using these four proven strategies to help you boost your water intake.

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6 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

posted: 2/18/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

You don’t have time to be out of commission with a nasty head cold or the aches and fever of the flu. Check out these six ways you can boost your immune system and more effectively fight off the nasty viruses that seem to be lurking everywhere. And if you do happen to get sick, here’s an immunity-boost recipe that will have you feeling better in no time.

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3 Healthy Snack Swaps to Add Variety to Your Diet

posted: 2/17/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

If you’re trying to up your nutritional game without sacrificing efficiency when in a time crunch, making dietary swaps at snack time is a good place to start because these foods don’t require the investment of creating a whole new meal. The following three foods may be slightly off your radar, but they are fun, healthy and easy to add into your dietary repertoire.

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Healthy Winter Drinks to Boost Your Immunity

posted: 1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

If you enjoy being toasty and cozy while sipping on warm wintertime favorites, here are some tips for choosing beverages that not only taste delicious, but will also help to boost your immunity and fight off pesky winter colds and flus.

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Fat to Flat: Belly Bulge-fighting Foods

posted: 1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

Extra weight around the midsection can carry with it a number of risk factors for certain diseases. Fight back with the right foods to help you lose the weight and get the flat belly you desire.

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Healthy Holiday Baking Recipes

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

One of the top requests the Nutrition Twins get during this time of year is for lightened-up, healthier holiday recipes. After all, who doesn’t want to indulge in the holiday treats and prevent weight gain at the same time? Here are some baking pointers and recipes they share with their clients so that they can have their cake and keep their healthy waistlines, too.

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