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With the supplementation industry growing constantly, it feels like almost every day we should be buying or taking a new vitamin or mineral supplement, or other product of sorts. There is a product for practically every deficiency or disease state out there- but does it work and is it necessary? Let’s dig deeper to see […]

Eat, Train

April 27, 2022

A Vitamin A Day Keeps The Malnutrition Away

Different vitamins

Feeling burnt out and extra tired when you exercise frequently or in high intensities is very common – especially when you participate in physical activity that requires a lot of endurance (such as long distance running). You may feel like your mile times are slowly increasing, your pace decreasing, you’re getting fatigued faster than usual, […]

Eat, Train

April 27, 2022

How Runners Can Prevent Fatigue Through Nutrition

Group of runners training

Middle eastern and Mediterranean cuisines include many eggplant recipes that are extremely delicious and easy to make. This recipe, Imam Bayildi, is one of my favorite recipes. Its roots go back to the Ottoman Empire.   As for the name of the dish, “imam” refers to a Turkish religious leader in Islam who works in mosques. […]

Eat, Lunch

March 21, 2022

Imam Bayildi

Imam Bayildi Recipe

Mercimek Corbasi is a Turkish soup with lots of flavor. This healthy lentil soup is not only filling but also perfect for a cold day. While this particular soup is Turkish, it does have similarities to that of different countries. What makes this dish special is the blend of spices that it has. If you’re […]

Eat, Lunch

March 20, 2022

Turkish Lentil Soup

Turkish Lentil Soup Recipe

Menemen is not only extremely delicious but also a one pan dish that’s loved by many Turkish people, including myself. This easy egg recipe comes together in less than 20 minutes and is perfect for any meal of the day.  Menemen gets its name from the Turkish market town of Menemen, a small town located […]

Breakfast, Eat

March 19, 2022


Menemen Recipe

Should you continue to exercise if you’re a fitness enthusiast and pregnant? The conventional wisdom that resting during pregnancy is critical for the baby’s safety is not the case today. That is now an old wives’ tale. There is no need to feel in a state of confinement during pregnancy nor worry about your fetus’ […]


March 18, 2022

How Valuable is Exercise for the Active Mama-to-be

How Exercise is Valuable for the Active Mom

If you’re a competitive athlete and pregnant, should you still train like an athlete?  Yes. Competitive female athletes, from the Weekend Warrior to elite athletes, can still exercise/train while pregnant. It’s a smart approach to maintain your fitness.  In 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) paid for top experts to begin research focusing on pregnancy, […]


March 17, 2022

Training as a Pregnant Athlete

What Competitive Athletes Ought to Know About Training While Pregnant

If you’re looking for an easy-to-make snack that’s a little unconventional, you need to try this sun butter and jelly mini cracker bites. Sunflower nut butter is made from the sunflower seed instead of tree nuts, so it’s typically safe for people with nut allergies! It’s also a good source of vitamin E, heart-healthy fats […]

Eat, Snacks

March 16, 2022

Sunbutter and Jelly Mini Cracker Snack Bites

If you’re looking for ways to flavor your water without all of the sugar that so many popular drinks have, you’ll love this raspberry lemonade water recipe. This raspberry filled recipe is not only delicious but also has anti-aging and disease-fighting phytonutrients. Below, you’ll find an easy breezy delicious way to add flavor and fiber […]


March 15, 2022

Raspberry Lemonade Water

Raspberry Lemonade Water

Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 1/2 cups mango cubes or tropical mixed fruit, frozen 1/4-1/2 cup orange juice 1 scoop vanilla protein powder Directions Put ingredients in a blender in the given order. Blend until no more frozen fruit lumps remain.  Drink all at once or put in two coffee cups and save […]

Breakfast, Eat, Smoothies, Snacks

March 14, 2022

Mango Orange Smoothie