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Foods to Help Fade Acne Scars

As you all know I am very diligent when it comes to caring for my skin. This, along with my skin type, has helped me avoid bad acne breakouts as an adult. However, I do still get the occasional pimple and unfortunately I am prone to scaring. I know many others can relate to struggling with acne scars, even as an adult, so I wanted to focus on foods that can help fade these annoying scars. Including the following foods…

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Nutrition in Season: What’s in Near You?

Living in Southern California has the amazing perk of proving its golden state residents virtually any type of food, any time of year. As awesome as it is to conveniently have all these foods at our fingertips, it can be difficult to know what’s in season and when. Eating food in their proper season for the region you live in has many benefits, such as lowered prices, freshness and being able to buy local at fun farmers markets and supports your local…

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Best Foods to Eat Before a Workout

Fitness and nutrition go hand in hand. Consuming the right nutrition before a workout can optimize your performance and help you achieve your goals. The goal in pre-workout nutrition is to consume things that will help you get through the entire workout, and enjoy it instead of dreaming about what you’re going to eat after your workout. Eating the wrong foods before a workout can leave you feeling sluggish, bloated or tired because of the energy ad time it takes to…

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9 Reasons to Eat More Avocado

As if you needed another reason to indulge, allow me to give you 12. Avocado’s make any salad, sandwich or breakfast dish delicious and highly nutritious. If you’ve ever felt like you could literally live off chips and guacamole… you’re not alone. Apart from being the most delish berry (yes, Avocado’s are technically a berry), this green fruit is considered one of the healthiest foods in the world. So Many Vitamins! It’s a common trend by those trying to be…

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Simple Blueberry Almond Antioxidant Smoothie

With the holidays just around the corner, your plates sure to be stuffed with all the sugar and savor of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years meals. It is important to enjoy the delicious home cooked meals and abundance of baked goods during the holiday season, yet even more critical and even challenging to maintain your health this time of year. Adding antioxidant and nutrient-rich smoothies to your diet are a simple and effective way to look and feel your best,…

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