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Why Fibre Is Good For You

If you eat a typical North American diet, then there is a good chance you are not getting enough fibre. There is also a good chance you have not been getting enough for much of your life. In this article I will discuss the different types of fibre, the benefits of each, the best food choices for increasing your fibre intake and when to know if you should avoid some types of fibre.

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The Energy Balance Equation - Do Calories Matter?

You might have been told in the past that all you need to do to lose weight is eat less and exercise more. It sounded so simple, but unfortunately things are never easy when it comes to weight loss.

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Can you still compete in midlife?

I ran my first 5 K race at age 34. Since then I’ve run in about 30 running races, completed 2 triathlons and 2 duathlons. I’m not fast, but I am competitive. I mostly compete with myself, but I’m ecstatic when I place in my age group (only in small races where there isn’t much competition).

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Healthy Eating In A Hurry

One of the biggest complaints I hear about eating healthier is that it takes too much time. If this sounds familiar, you will enjoy these five tips to eat healthier without spending all your time in the kitchen.

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How To Use The FITT Principle

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about getting started with exercise. Now I’d like to get into a little more detail about creating an exercise plan that will work for you. In order to do this, exercise professionals use the FITT principle.

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