Wendy Lord

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Freelance Health Writer and Registered Dietitian

Wendy Lord

74 GB per day. That is how much data scientists have found to enter the average human brain everyday, according to an article in
Frontiers for Young Minds.

The amount of information we have available to us at the touch of a smart phone screen is staggering. If you need information for your son’s project, you Google it. If you need a recipe for a quick meal that uses the ingredients you have leftover at the end of the month, you Google it. If you want to learn about your health and how you can improve it… You Google it!

What did we do before Google? We went to the library, we paged through recipe books, and we consulted with healthcare professionals.
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5 Tips To Make Your Weight loss Diet Family-Friendly

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As a woman and a mom juggling all that life has to throw at you, the weight struggle is very real. Have you ever given up on your weight loss ambitions because the thought of having to prepare 3 different meals every night (1 for your husband, 1 for the kids and another for yourself) is too much to even contemplate?

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How To Boost Your Energy Levels

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Apart from a desire to lose weight, a lack of energy is one of the top complaints I hear in my practice on a daily basis. Whether the person sitting in front of me is a mom who doesn't have time for herself, or an executive with mountains of responsibility, or anyone in between, energy levels are a daily concern.

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How To Build a Healthy Smoothie

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Smoothies are very popular. I am often asked if smoothies are healthy? When I demonstrate how to make a smoothie people always seem to be amazed at how simple and quick it is to make a meal in a glass. You don't need any special foods or fancy equipment.

A smoothie is a great way to start the day, especially in summer. Make sure your smoothie is balanced and not full of sugar so that it is a healthy addition to your daily diet, rather than a meal that should rather be an occasional treat.

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