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Tag: wellness refocused

Wellness Refocused Education: Traditional or Organic? You should wash your produce regardless.

We’ve talked before about the purpose of organic – it’s about community health, not consumer health. However, lower pesticide use or utilization of different pesticides doesn’t mean that bacteria is non-existent.

Rinsing can help eliminate debris from produce and some bacteria, but a vinegar solution may be more effective for certain kinds of bacteria.

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You can’t make a new you fit an old routine

Recently while I was talking to a client, I said to her that it sounds like you’re trying to take a new you and make it fit an old routine. Not those exact words, we all know I don’t talk that concisely – but that was the gist. The weather changes with the seasons and […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Protein and Amino Acids

We’ve talked about fats and carbohydrates (part 1 and part 2) already, but what about protein? Like the other macronutrients, protein can be misunderstood. Like dietary fat, I’ve heard from people including trainers that protein can make you fat if you consume too much. Let’s be clear – too many calories can lead to fat […]