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Is Online Nutrition Information Reliable? Ask These 8 Questions to Find Out

Is Online Nutrition Information Reliable? Ask These 8 Questions to Find Out

Let’s face it. Not everything we read online is true. And while many of us know that, it’s still easy to be taken in by popular ideas we see online or hear from friends. How can we really separate food fact from fiction?

Misinformation affects many of my clients and usually results in wasted time, energy, and money. However, there is a way to spot your problem and seek reliable facts to solve it.

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4 Tips for Athletes Transitioning to a Plant-based Diet

4 Tips for Athletes Transitioning to a Plant-based Diet
There are many benefits of eating a plant-based diet: less inflammation, increased energy, and disease prevention to name a few.

As a personal trainer and online health coach, I transitioned to a plant-based diet early on in my career after discovering the many positives of this lifestyle. To me, eating plant-based does not necessary mean cutting out all animal products, but just making sure that plants take up the majority of my diet.

After increasing my consumption of plants like vegetables, fruits, beans and grains, I find that I'm able to recover quicker after workouts and have more energy throughout the day. 

If you’re an athletic individual looking to transition to plant-based eating, here are some tips:

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