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5 Reasons You Should Drink Coconut Water

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If You Haven’t Tried Coconut Water – You’re Missing Out!

Coconut water is the clear liquid inside a young coconut, not to be confused with coconut milk or coconut cream which is the white flesh of the fruit blended with water until smooth. Coconut water is fat-free and should be enjoyed daily. Here are five reasons why:

  1. It’s Full of Good Nutrition

Coconut water is naturally low in calories, fat-free and low on the glycemic index. It’s also loaded with B Vitamins, Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and other essential minerals.

  1. It’s Naturally Purified

The process of the water traveling through the coconut tree through the plant naturally purifies the water contained inside the fruit. Read More

The 3-Step Process to Determining Your Ideal Carbohydrate Intake

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What I want to get into today is the practical aspect: how do you determine the amount of carbohydrates that’s right for you?

To do this, I’ll walk you through the step-by-step process that I take with clients so you can start to think about it for yourself. While many people find it easier to work with a professional on this, I think it can also be done on your own.  The important thing to remember is that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.

When most people start a Paleo diet, they typically start a low- (and sometimes very low) carbohydrate diet. They get in the habit of not including starchy tubers and fruits. Some people will thrive on a diet like this, which is fantastic. Others might feel great for a while, but then slowly start to feel more fatigued, have more difficulty during workouts (and even more problems recovering), and overall just don’t feel so great. Guess which clients I’m going to be seeing? Read More

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