Juice Choosin’

Over some time, juice has gotten a bad rap. The professionals are now saying to choose whole fruits over juice and if it’s a must, try to only have one serving of fruit juice per day. This recommendation is a good one, because juice can tend to have a good bit of...

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Is Your Food Safe?

So this question stuck in my mind after the 50 billionth time that Jess asked me if we should leave our food out a bit longer to “cool off” before we freeze or refrigerate it. Back when I was in school, I made the mistake of talking to him about the safety zones of...

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Child Health Day

Child Health Day: The purpose of this day is to raise awareness to parents about keeping their kids healthy. You may or may not know that over 44% of Mississippi children are considered overweight or obese. Obesity is related to many diseases that can end in death. If...

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My Husband Took Away My Scale!!!!

When I began this endeavour, I vowed to myself that I would share my health successes as well as my struggles. Since the beginning, I have experienced a personal struggle and have been writing and re-writing this blog post since. Only now that I am on the other side...

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Coo Coo for Coconut Products???

Since Jess and I have gotten extremely into Crossfit, we keep hearing the word coconut- coconut water, coconut oil, coconut milk… Now keep in mind that prior to Crossfit, the only coconut we have ever cared about were the ones they offered us on our honeymoon that...

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Healthy Food Trends

If you are like me, you have probably overindulged a little in the past few weeks. But a new year is here and we are ready to start it out right! After eating your lucky new year foods today (shout out to my mammaw for the best black eyed peas and cabbage in town!),...

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Nutrition is the Base

If we pay attention, the topics of nutrition, fitness and health seem to be all the rave. Magazine covers, new book releases, talk show guests... people are always promoting the next best thing for weight loss, strength gain, or how to feel better, younger, hotter....

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