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Top 3 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy & Happy Holiday

By:- Kristen Sunstrum, RD

With the holidays just around the corner, it's common to feel overwhelmed with balancing your social schedule and your health & wellbeing. Learn from these 5 tips on how to enjoy food during the holidays without guilt or compromising your nutrition goals.

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Not All Carbs Are Created Equal: Worry Less About Carb Counting and More about Getting Carbs that Count 

By:- Kristen Sunstrum, RD

Carbohydrates, otherwise known as “carbs”, often get a bad rap in the nutrition, wellness and fitness space. Despite the undeniable health benefits of following a whole food, plant-based diet [1] and their importance to athletic performance [2], the demonization of carbohydrates has people debating on whether they should swap out...

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Nutrients for a Plant-based Performance Diet: A Mini Crash-course!

By:- Kristen Sunstrum, RD

A plant-based diet may be powerful, but it is not always fail-proof in covering all your nutrient requirements. As such, nutrition experts agree that the key to achieving a performance plant-based diet comes down to education and planning to optimize your athletic performance and well-being.   In this article, you will...

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