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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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Snacks: Friends or Foes?

posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014   by: The Nutrition Twins

Having a small amount of food in between lunch and dinner is a perfect way to curb your hunger and sneak some extra nutrients into your day. But choosing the wrong snack can have the opposite effect. The Nutrition Twins explain the difference between a good and not-so-good snack and offer some great suggestions for your next between-meal break.

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Fun Ways to Add Avocado to Your Diet This Summer

posted: Monday, July 21, 2014   by: Gina Crome

Cool, creamy and packed full of nutrients, avocados are a delicious addition to our favorite summer dishes. Here are some delicious recipes that make great use of the avocado’s unique flavor and texture.

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How to Be More Mindful When You Eat

posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014   by: Elizabeth Kovar

Do you find yourself rushing through your day, anxious to check everything off your to-do list? For many, mealtime becomes one more obligation that needs to be done quickly. Unfortunately, this habit can make losing weight an even greater challenge. Elizabeth Kovar explains how negative thoughts and what she calls “speed disease” could be keeping your from achieving your health and wellness goals.

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When Coworkers Want to Be Your Co-eaters

posted: Thursday, May 22, 2014   by: Michael Mantell

If you’re trying to stick to your healthy eating plan and goals, the workplace can be full of landmines designed to trip you up—Halloween candy, birthday celebrations, dinner meetings. Even your well-meaning coworkers can derail or diminish your efforts. Dr. Michael Mantell offers five great tips for dealing with “diet saboteurs” and how to politely deflect their often less-than-positive influence.

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Test Your Healthy Habits Knowledge

posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2014   by: Gina Crome

Do you know what it takes to live your personal best? Take this quick quiz and test your healthy-habits knowledge. Fortunately, living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be complicated. By slowly incorporating a few simple habits over time, you’ll be happier, healthier and reduce your risk of chronic disease.

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Are You a Caloric or Intuitive Eater?

posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014   by: Elizabeth Kovar

Are you a caloric or an intuitive eater? Knowing which category you tend to fall into can help you better understand your food choices—and help you utilize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses when it comes to eating better and achieving your health and weight-loss goals. Elizabeth Kovar explains how to identify your personal eating style and give yourself the best possible chances for meeting your goals.

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How to Spring Clean Your Pantry

posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014   by: Gina Crome

Springtime offers a great opportunity to renew your commitment to better health. With spring cleaning at the top of your “to do” list, there’s no better place to start than your kitchen pantry.

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Why to Buy Produce In-Season

posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014   by: Gina Crome

Despite their well-known health benefits, research shows that few of us are eating the recommended amount of daily fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, the taste and flavors of store-bought, out-of-season produce leaves much to be desired. The solution? Purchasing in-season, locally grown fruits and vegetables from stores and farmer’s markets. Learn why changing your shopping habits can help improve your physical health and the financial health of your community.

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Breaking Down Beans

posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014   by: The Nutrition Twins

Vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming increasingly popular, as many people seek to reduce the amount of meat and saturated fat they consume. Beans make a fantastic high-protein substitute—the trick is learning how to incorporate them into your diet. The Nutrition Twins explain the benefits of some of the most common varieties, as well as how to utilize the unique flavors and textures of each type of bean.

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Improve Your Heart Health with These Tips

posted: Monday, February 10, 2014   by: Gina Crome

While most people associate February with Valentine’s Day, it’s also American Heart Month. This is a great time to think about ways to improve our heart health, which is so important given the high incidence of heart disease among Americans. So, while you’re celebrating your love this month, here are a few simple things you can do to improve your health and keep you celebrating for years to come.

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