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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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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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4 Easy Ways to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

posted: 12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Most people assume that, to prevent holiday weight gain, they need to forget about enjoying themselves and not indulge at all during this festive time of year. The majority of Americans simply accept that they’ll gain a little weight, but they’ll make it their New Year’s resolution to take it off. Here’s the good news: You can enjoy the holidays and prevent weight gain with these four simple steps.

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How to Build Strong Bones

posted: 12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

Maintaining strong bones as we age is essential for being able to maintain independence and a high quality of life. Learn which foods and lifestyle habits can help you build stronger bones and avoid common injuries related to osteoporosis.

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What You Need to Know About Low-glycemic Foods

posted: 11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

What are low-glycemic foods and do they offer potential nutritional benefits? Registered dietitian and ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach Gina Crome explains why you may want to take advantage of these foods.

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Replace Coffee With These Energy-Boosting Drinks

posted: 11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Coffee has lots of proven health benefits, but not everyone enjoys the taste of coffee (without lots of cream and sugar, anyway) or how caffeine makes them feel. The Nutrition Twins offer up four satisfying alternatives to your morning cup of coffee that will leave you feeling healthy and refreshed.

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Dead vs. Alive Foods

posted: 11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: U Rock Girl!

A steady diet of processed, chemical-rich foods have left many Americans struggling with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure, among other things. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Learn why ditching the dead (processed) food for a diet rich in “alive” (fresh, whole) foods will put you on the path to better health.

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5 Foods That Aid Digestion

posted: 11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Gina Crome

Most of us know that the human body needs to eat to replenish energy, and that eating the wrong foods can cause health problems and even indigestion. Conversely, we may also overlook certain foods that may help our bodies function better. Learn which foods work together to not only improve digestion, but also to keep harmful bacteria moving through your system.

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Eat This, Not That: The Halloween Edition

posted: 10/28/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Remember when you were a kid and went trick-or-treating and spent the next week in a sugar coma from all the candy you consumed without a second thought? These days, most of us are aware of the hazards of eating too much sugar—but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to indulge now and then. The Nutrition Twins have compiled some helpful strategies to help you prevent Halloween from giving your waistline a scare.

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How to Incorporate Pumpkin into Your Meal Plans

posted: 10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: Katie Ferraro

Loaded with nutrients and flavor, pumpkins are a great way to enjoy the best tastes of the season. Even if you’re not up for peeling, seeding and chopping up your own pumpkin to make a puree, you can still enjoy the benefits and flavors by choosing healthy canned varieties. Here are some great tips—and a delicious recipe—for incorporating pumpkin in to your meal plans.

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Top Dietitians Share Their Favorite Weight-loss Foods

posted: 10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM   by: The Nutrition Twins

Have you ever wondered which food are best for making weight loss easier? Although there is no single best food, many foods do actually help to promote a healthy weight loss. Here are the recommendations from some of the top dietitians in the country, along with our favorite pick, to help make your weight-loss journey a little easier.

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