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From the USANA Test Kitchen: St. Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie

I understand that a healthy, spinach-filled smoothie is not traditional St. Patrick's Day food, but sometimes you want to celebrate without all of the calories found in corned beef, shepherd's pie and soda bread. Not to mention the Guinness. It…
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Fact or Fiction: Protein is Only for Strength Training

Throughout the winter, I was focusing more of my energy on weight training in order to 'bulk up,' and I’d like to think a lot of my recent progress in the muscle department has to do with my protein consumption. I watch my fat, carb, and…
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From the USANA Test Kitchen: Quinoa Pancakes

Fall is in the air. And while I love fall, I am not quite ready for the cooler weather. Are you? Either way, school has begun which means wrangling homework and show & tell together has been added to our weekday, morning routine. To…
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The Science Behind Weight Loss

Editor's Note: Dr. Susan Kleiner has been studying weight loss, muscle gain, and sports performance for most of her illustrious career. It’s a complicated process—so we asked her to simplify it for the rest of us. If you think of your…
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Fact or Fiction? Protein’s Only Purpose is to Build Muscle

Spoiler alert: this one’s totally fiction. I know this, because the Internet told me so. And we all know that it never lies to us, right? All jokes aside, I did hop on the good ol’ Google machine to dig up some credible information about…
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Infographic: Choose a Healthy Breakfast

I’m big on breakfast. I love eggs in all forms (scrambled, fried, whipped into an omelet or quiche, and even hard-boiled if I’m on the go), oatmeal is my food equivalent of a best friend, and sugary cereal is one of my favorite comfort…