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5 Ways to Jump Start Your Metabolism

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/20/17 9:30 AM

Hardly anyone ever complains that their metabolism is too fast--in fact, quite the opposite is true. Fortunately, your metabolic rate is not set in stone. With just a few adjustments to your eating habits and physical activity level, you can tweak your natural calorie-burning engine to help you shed fat and feel more energetic throughout the day. Below are 5 helpful ways that you can jump start your metabolism, so that it will start working for you instead of against you. 

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Foods to Add to Your Diet to Help Fight Headaches

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/11/17 9:30 AM

A splitting headache can put you in a world of misery fairly quickly, but after you've popped a couple of Tylenol and tried to take it easy, is there anything else you can do? Fortunately, Mother Nature has provided quite a few tools to help you fight headaches as well. Below are 7 foods you can add to your diet to help combat that cumbersome headache pain. 

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Fire Up the Grill! 3 Healthy Recipes

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/4/17 9:30 AM

Grilling out is the quintessential summer activity, and while it's hard to beat the smoky and savory flavors of grilled food, it can be easy to blow your calorie budget. Fortunately, it is entirely possible to enjoy delicious barbecue dishes without loading up on sodium, calories or fat. Below are three healthy grilling recipes that will provide those classic summer flavors while helping you keep your beach body intact.

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4 Keys to Stressing Less

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/20/17 9:30 AM

Stress is something that all of us have experienced at one time or another, and although it's not physically tangible, its effects can be felt in many areas of life. If you've been feeling burdened down by excessive stress, below are four helpful things you can do to live a less stressful life. 

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Eliminate Unwanted Calories from Your Favorite Sandwich

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/8/17 9:30 AM

Ever since the Earl of Sandwich came up with the bright idea to stick a piece of ham between two pieces of bread, human beings the world over have enjoyed the delightful convenience of eating sandwiches as a quick and simple meal. Sandwiches are incredibly versatile as well, since you can shove practically any conglomeration of ingredients between two pieces of bread and make it your own special sandwich concoction. The only problem with having this "creative liberty" is that it's all too easy for the calorie count to get out of control. If you want to enjoy a delicious sandwich without blowing your diet to smithereens, keep the following techniques in mind to eliminate unwanted calories from your favorite sandwich. 

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Avocado: Should You Be Eating It More Often?

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 5/30/17 11:33 AM

Are you bananas for avocados? If not, you might want to reconsider boosting your intake of this often-overlooked nutritional powerhouse. Along with being a very versatile food, avocados offer several outstanding health benefits that will definitely make them worth your while. Below are 6 good reasons why you should be eating avocados much more often.

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5 Benefits of Turmeric

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 5/18/17 9:00 AM

If you're a fan of South Asian cuisine, you're probably very familiar with turmeric, the golden yellow herb that is the main spice in curry. While this immensely popular herb has carved out an indelible niche in the culinary world, it is also regarded as one of the most powerful herbs on the planet in terms of its ability to fight and reverse disease. Just to give you a small example of what this amazing herb is capable of, below are five major health benefits of adding turmeric to your diet.

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Beat the Heat with These Healthy Popsicle Recipes

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 5/11/17 9:00 AM

Summer is just around the corner, and as the weather continues to heat up, it's time to start thinking about what kind of refreshing snacks you can prepare for your kids. If there's one snack that's always a smash hit with the kiddos, it would definitely be popsicles, but the only problem is that the average store-bought popsicle is loaded with refined sugars and questionable chemical coloring agents. Fortunately, you don't have to be relegated to sweet treats that contain unhealthy artificial ingredients – below are some healthy popsicle recipes to help you beat the heat without sacrificing nutritional quality. 

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4 Ways to Break Your Caffeine Addiction

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 5/2/17 9:00 AM

For those of us who are constantly on the go, it's not uncommon to feel like you need several cups of joe just to get through the day. While coffee can definitely put a pep in your step, consuming excess amounts of caffeine can leave you feeling jittery and anxious, and it can often prevent you from getting restful sleep. If you're tired of riding the caffeine roller coaster, below are 4 ways to beat this bothersome addiction. 

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Should You Start Drinking Kombucha?

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 4/25/17 9:00 AM

If you've browsed through the organic foods section of your local supermarket lately, you've probably seen some version of a kombucha product occupying the shelves. This fizzy fermented beverage has become somewhat of an obsession among fitness and nutrition enthusiasts, and its purported health benefits – which range from detoxing your body to fighting off certain types of cancer – have propelled it into the international spotlight as a must-have addition to your nutritional regimen. So what is it exactly that's so special about kombucha, and should you start drinking it? Below are some key facts to know about this wildly popular health drink.

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