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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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3 Healthy Power Breakfasts to Keep You Fueled

posted: 9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

What’s the secret to breakfast satisfaction? Energy-revving carbohydrates that contain fiber (to keep you feeling full for longer and blood sugar stable), along with adequate protein, which takes longer to digest and prevents blood sugar from crashing. Here are three easy-to-make, delicious breakfasts that feature this winning formula.

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Healthier Labor Day Recipe Swap

posted: 8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Tiffani Bachus

Labor Day marks the unofficial end to summer. The kids are heading back to school and that easy, breezy, summer feeling starts to fade. So let’s end summer by enjoying those last warm weather get-togethers with family and friends.

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Back to School Lunchbox Swaps

posted: 8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Beverly Hosford

Planning is the name of the game as the school season gets rolling. Change is already in the air, so it’s a perfect time to integrate new, healthy eating habits into your household.

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6 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Shoestring Budget

posted: 8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Eating healthfully doesn’t have to break the bank. The Nutrition Twins offer up six easy ways to purchase wholesome foods while also drastically cutting your grocery budget.

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How to Eat Out Without Ditching Your Diet

posted: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

Keeping your restaurant encounters to a minimum is one surefire way to ensure that when you go out, you make the most of your meals.

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The One Food You Should Be Eating

posted: 8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Wondering which foods should be a part of a healthy, clean diet? Numerous foods make the grade, but some foods, such as dairy, pulses, nuts and seeds, can be considered “triple threats,” as they contain a mix of protein, carbohydrates and fats, making them well balanced from a macronutrient standpoint. Learn why flax seeds are at the top of this list and why adding them to your diet offers numerous health benefits.

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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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