What-is-acid-reflux

What is acid reflux?

We often hear the expression that “we are what we eat”, but I beg to differ. We are really “what we digest”. This is the reason that “diets” often fail. Everyone is different and digests their food differently. Digestive issues are…

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Protein-Packed Meatless Meal Recipe

Can you get enough protein from a meatless meal? What exactly is protein? Protein is one of the three nutrients that the body requires. Along with carbohydrates and fat, protein is essential for the human body. Proteins are made of…

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TG Fit Blast Breakfast

FIT BLAST – Super-Powered Breakfast

Hey Total Gym Team.  I have a super healthy, delicious, simple to make treat for you today! I call it my Power Breakfast. I was taught this recipe over 10 years ago by a holistic doctor whom I entrust with…

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Common Causes of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is usually caused by different bacteria found in food, water, and crops. There are many different bacteria unfortunately, that can be lurking in something that you bring home or eat at a restaurant. Let’s take a look at…

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Rethink Your Drink – Hidden Calories You Can Do Without

  It’s only appropriate that on St. Patrick’s Day, there is no better time for a few gentle reminders concerning the detrimental effects of drinking too much alcohol. We tend to forget that these liquids can have such an impact…

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5 Foods That Keep You Up At Night

Everyone has a difficult time falling asleep sometimes; it’s called insomnia. The Mayo Clinic defines insomnia as a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall or stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early. Anxiety,…

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8 Ways To Get More Vitamin C In Your Diet

“Vitamin C has been considered one of the most important essential nutrients in our diet since the discovery in 1907 that it prevents scurvy. In addition, Vitamin C aids in the synthesis of wound healing, metabolism of iron , lipids,…

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Understanding Protein – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Protein is a one of the macronutrients your body needs for good health. The other two macronutrients are carbohydrates and fat. Your body needs all three of these, along with vitamins and minerals, which are called micronutrients, to be healthy,…

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