Rei Camara 13 posts
Rei is our resident nutritional guru with her ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist degree. Living in Nashville, being mindful about her health while battling some of the cities greatest cuisines is what brings Rei to grow every day.

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Food as Medicine: A Proactive Approach to Better Health

Food as Medicine - A Proactive Approach to Better Health

There’s no question that the foods we eat affect not only our weight but also the way we feel. Thankfully, many of us are making an effort to shift away from the highly-processed, low variety diet that has been the norm in the US for the past several decades. Although fast food is tasty and […]

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Freshly Review: Healthy Meals Delivered to Your Door

Freshly Review - Healthy Fresh Meals Delivered to Your Door

I don’t have time to cook. And to be completely honest, I kinda despise the entire process… from shopping to meal prep. I’ve been a Hello Fresh subscriber for years, and while that gets me out of shopping and prepping, I still have to do the cooking. And, I’d rather not. Recently, I was introduced […]

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Top Three Signs of Gluten Intolerance

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Gluten intolerance is a health issue increasingly recognized today with advances in medical science. Before the last ten decades, celiac disease was the only recognized gluten-induced illness. Thankfully, these days, more people are understanding gluten intolerance better with gluten-free meal delivery services gaining popularity as well. Wheat intolerance was first discovered in 1888 by Dr. […]

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Medical Conditions Causing Weight Gain

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There are some people blessed with fast metabolisms that they can eat whatever they want and still lose weight. Even when they get to their 30s, they get to eat what they want and without much effort, are still able to maintain their weight. There are also those who have to control their eating and […]

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How Lack of Sleep Wrecks Your Body

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Like food and water, sleep is a crucial part of life. Unfortunately, sleep’s importance is often overlooked that being in sleep debt is now part of a normal way of life. It is not right, though, because sleep is an essential need in keeping your body in check. If you get little sleep all the […]

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Foods that Undermine Your Weight Loss Efforts

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When you decide to lose weight, you commit to many changes in your life. You change your eating, sleeping, and exercise habits because of your goal of a fitter body. You even give up your favorite and comfort foods just to get the body that you want. You say “no” to many party and dinner […]

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Why Olive Oil is Important

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Olive oil has been around for thousands of years and was a constant presence in ancient Mediterranean writing, art, literature, and songs. Even after thousands of years, the popularity has only grown as it is now one of the top exports of Mediterranean countries, notably Greece and Italy. The demand is so high worldwide that […]

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How to Maintain Your Weight with CrossFit

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CrossFit is an effective high-intensity exercise for weight loss and muscle building. However, just like any other cardiovascular and strength training, once you stop it, you quickly lose physique that you’ve spent countless hours achieving. How can you sustainably maintain your weight and physique with CrossFit? Here are some tips to help you out: Do […]

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Things to Avoid if You Have Troubles with Sleep

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It can be incredibly frustrating if you have to catch an early morning flight and you have been rolling in and out of bed trying to get your much-needed sleep. There are some days when you can just lay in bed and sleep without problems. But there are other days, too, when you have to […]

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How To Naturally Improve Your Sleep

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Sleep is so important that both the lack and excess of it can be detrimental to health. Sleep, along with food, water, and shelter, are an essential need among living things. However, many people struggle to even get the right amount of sleep even on the weekends because of work, family, and personal-related demands. You […]

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