Getting Your Workout Motivation Back After Vacation • Roots and All

For the past week (Or weeks, if you're extra-lucky), you've been chilling out, maxing, relaxing, and leaving your fitness goals back in the real world. Perhaps that calorie deficit escaped your mind for a bit. I don't blame you - I do the same thing on vacation, and I'd guess most people do, too. It can be …

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Keto Diet: Is it Worth it? • Roots and All

The Ketogenic, or "keto", diet for short, seems to be the new buzzword in recent months. What is it, exactly? Is it healthy? Is this just another fad, or an effective weight loss tool paired with exercise? We did some research. Keto Diet: The Basics I'll start with the definition: The Ketogenic Diet is a …

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Weight Loss: Mastering the Calorie Deficit • Roots and All

So you've been hitting the gym consistently, running miles of cardio, and pumping iron;  but you're still not seeing the results you want in the mirror, or on the scale. Why not? Exercise is only half of the equation. When it comes to losing weight, it comes down to the simple formula of calories in, …

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Weight Loss: 3 Fat Burning Smoothie • Roots and All

Nope, this isn't detox tea in smoothie clothing. These are three smoothie recipes made from fruits and other foods that are scientifically proven, through cited studies, to burn fat. Delicious and nutritious! Smoothies are my go-to breakfast; as they're easy to make, portable, and packed with nutrients. In fact, I get about 25% of my …

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Weight Loss: 5 Healthy Eating Habits to Accompany Exercise • Roots and All

Last week we talked about some strategies to keep up with your exercise regime. However, that is only half the battle when it comes to healthy living! For me, it is more difficult to resist snacking on unhealthy foods than it is to head to the gym, so I know firsthand how frustrating it feels …

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Is Coconut Oil Good for You?

It started in 1994.  Moviegoers were happily settling into their seats with their buckets of popcorn, sans butter. Sounds better than buckets of popcorn slathered in butter, right? Not according to Michael Jacobsen, an executive director of a consumer interest nutritional group. While the popcorn had not been flavored with butter, it was apparently soaked …

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The #1 Nutritional Trend for 2018: Mindfulness

The number one trend in the food category for 2018? Not ghee, bulgogi dumplings, or changa mushrooms: it's mindfulness. And no, that doesn't refer to thinking about what you're going to snack on after work. It's about traceability and transparency. We aren't just grabbing food in the supermarket that looks good, we want to know …

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