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Super Spinach


Spinach is an edible flowering plant and is considered a super healthy vegetable! It’s a very versatile veggie and can be eaten raw or cooked. I love adding a handful into my morning smoothies, making a nutritious salad full of these dark green leaves, or putting some onto a lunch wrap. There is an array of different ways to incorporate…

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Overcomer; Abby Alban


Hey ladies! Here is a new ‘Interview with a FitTeen’ article. Abby is a strong and capable 15 year old. She suffered an eating disorder for a year and was admitted to a treatment center in Florida. After getting the help she needed, Abby can now say she is a restored, strengthened and happy individual! She loves athletics, art, school,…

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The great outdoors


Going outside is good for the soul. It’s nice to step away from our daily activities and take a few minutes to be in nature. We spend 90% of our life indoors! Which is totally insane! All this indoor time is having a negative impact on our health that we don’t even realize on a consistent basis. After an awfully…

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FitTeen Food School: Mango


GUESS WHAT. There is yet another fruit that I haven’t tried! First avocados, now whole mango. For some reason, I’ve had it in smoothies but I can’t recall when I have ever eaten it raw. Strange, huh? Similar to papayas, mango contains specific enzymes that have been used to soothe the stomach. Mango is high in FIBER, which is needed for…

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Bold, Brave and Beautiful


Hey there ladies! I have FINALLY released the first ever FitTeen workout program! It’s called “Bold, Brave and Beautiful.” This program is 28 days/4 weeks long and costs the undoubtedly worth it price of $17.00. Here’s how it works. Each week you have workout routine to do three different days that particular week. I suggest doing the workouts on Monday,…

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Awesome Avocados


To be quite frank, the texture of avocados is not my personal favorite. I’v never loved wet, squishy foods. This includes cereal with milk, salsa, pickles, ex…YUCK. However, avocados are quite the fruit rage, so I decided to write a post on its health benefits. 1.) Avocado is nutritious. It has a good flavor, rich texture and is high in…

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Metabolism


Your metabolism is responsible for converting the food you eat and the beverages you drink into sustainable energy. Everyone’s metabolism operates at a different speed, but the more efficiently it works, the quicker you’ll notice changes in your own body. There are two different phases of the metabolic process. The first is anabolism.  Definition:”The phase of metabolism in which complex molecules, such as the proteins and fats that make up body tissue, are formed from simpler ones. (www.dictionary.com)  Anabolism is the process of building and…

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Stress causes a MESS.


Have you ever heard the expression, “Stress causes a mess?!” I never believed it was true until my life seemingly turned into an awful disaster all at once a couple weeks ago. *Sigh* How come our mothers have all the wisdom?! 😉 Stress is like cancer to the bones. It’s not healthy nor beneficial for yourself or those around you!…

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FitTeen food school: Pineapple


Pineapple is an extravagant and exotic fruit best known for its ability to treat digestion problems and inflammation. One cup of pineapple has 82 calories and 131% of your daily vitamin C needs! It also has high levels of potassium which can help lower/balance blood pressure. Due to the high fiber and water content, pineapple helps to prevent constipation and promote a healthy digestive tract. Bromelain, an…

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5 confidence tips


Fitness is vital to personal success. It’s an important aspect of self-care that should be apart of everyone’s individual lifestyle. Similar to how you workout to make your body stronger, you can also train your mind to believe and behave a certain way. A definition of the word ‘Confidence’ is: “a feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s…

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