Healthy Breakfast Cookies

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How To Stop The What-The-Hell Attitude

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Stay Motivated In The New Year

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Health Goal Rewards

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Benefits of Juicing

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Coach Sara's Clean Eating Program

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Nutrient Dense Eating

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Why You Should Be Sleeping More

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Benefits of Magnesium

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Food Label Claims

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Healthy Easter Basket Ideas

Sara K. Larsen


Traditional Easter baskets are filled with chocolate and pastel-colored candy.  But this holiday doesn't have to be focused on high-sugar candy. There are plenty of healthier alternatives!
 
Here are some fun and healthy Easter basket ideas:
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Spring Vegetable Challenge

Sara K. Larsen

Ahh… Spring should be here soon. The days are now getting longer and the temperatures are rising, and we are all probably sick of eating the same winter vegetables. Enter the bounty of Spring vegetables!

 

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GRAPES

Sara K. Larsen

I recently heard about the acronym GRAPES and I have been trying to incorporate it into my daily life. Whenever I'm feeling a little down or stressed I try to slow down and think of what might be missing from my day and I go through each letter in my head. 
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Adding Healthy Habits Into Your Life

Sara K. Larsen

When it comes to lifestyle changes, it is easier to add than subtract. When I'm trying to stop a bad habit, if I don’t fill an old negative habit with something new and positive, I end up reverting back to the old habit. If you start by focusing on the positive things you can add to your life, you'll be a lot more likely to make a healthy change last. 

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Sara K. Larsen

Today (Feb 17, 2014) is Random Acts of Kindness Day! What a great opportunity to do something kind for someone else. It's not about giving money, just a day to celebrate kindness. Here are a few simple ideas:
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How to Prevent Emotional Eating

Sara K. Larsen

The majority of us deal with emotional eating from time to time.  It’s easy to turn to sugar when you have had a stressful day or when you are feeling down. For years, I turned to food at the end of the day to distract myself and tune out bad feelings. It’s something I constantly battle with and here are the strategies that have helped me overcome the tendency to emotionally eat.

 

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How to Stay Fit While Traveling

Sara K. Larsen

I have been traveling a lot lately so I thought I would share some of what I do to stay fit when I'm on the road. My latest trip was to New Orleans for the Rock n' Roll Half Marathon. I went down with the Winter Warrior group from Chicago Endurance Sports. I've been coaching with them all winter and it was awesome to see so many of the participants achieve their goal of running a half marathon. 
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Add Chia Seeds to Your Diet

Sara K. Larsen

Remember the Ch-ch-ch-chia pet in the 1980's? The furry sprouts are not only good for a Chia Pet, but they provide a number of beneficial nutrients to the human body. Chia seeds come from the chia plant, which belongs to the mint family. They are very small and can be found in black or white varieties.
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Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Sara K. Larsen

Can you believe it's almost the end of January already? How are your New Year's resolutions going? It's okay if you got a little off track. Today is a new day and I have a great new challenge for you that will have a big impact on your health. 
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Fight the Winter Blues

Sara K. Larsen


As winter continues, you might notice that you feel more tired, less motivated, and all you want to do is stay inside. You are not alone! This happens to many people during the winter months. Here are three ways you can fight the winter blues.  Keep reading...