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Fresh Blog - Dairy

Get Your Calcium With or Without the Cow!

What comes to mind when you think of the easiest way to get Calcium and Vitamin D? …Most of us would respond with MILK! However there’s more to the milk and dairy aisle than just Moo’s these days. Almonds, soy, cashews, coconut, rice, and quinoa, are a few of the new stars filling the dairy shelves. Let’s compare and contrast…

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Fresh Blog #4 - Salmon Salad

Fight Back with Fat

February is dedicated to love, but also to our trusty blood pumpers, our heart! The American Heart Association has named February as the American Heart Month in honor of promoting awareness of heart disease. To help prevent heart disease we should eat a balanced diet rich in whole foods. Certain whole foods contain fats crucial to protecting our most important…

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Cupid’s Chocolates

A “Healthier” Treat on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is Sunday, and it’s ok to treat yourself to a little something sweet. After all, moderation is key in a well balanced diet! Try treating yourself to something you can feel good about putting into your body with this simple decadent chocolate recipe. Made with dark chocolate, nuts, and fruit, it’s a treat that provides antioxidants and satisfies…

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Is Juicing Worth the Time

Is juicing worth your time?

Instead of noshing on that yummy kale or spinach salad, why not drink it? New diet trends constantly hit the market and one of this year’s hot topics is juicing! It seems that every talk show host and celebrity is gulping down green concoctions and looking lean. But before you get started juicing, there are a few things you may…

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Heap  of vegetables fresh. Agricultural market.

Top foods to help you lose weight

At MVP we love to see motivated members participating in classes or tackling the treadmill. Exercise is an important component of overall health, but what you lift to put in your mouth is just as important as what you lift on the weight rack. Dig into each of the five food groups below, and fuel up your body to become healthier…

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