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Osteoarthritis? Wheat-Free Helped Me

Can a wheat-free diet help with a hereditary degenerative joint disease? Going wheat-free certainly helped me. My Great-Grandmother, My Grandmother, and Me For as long as I can remember, my paternal grandmother (she died in 2012 at the age of 98) had fingertips that were almost right angles. Both she and ...
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Let’s Talk about the Power of Gratitude

Our body is made up of over 37 trillion living cells whose only purpose is to keep our bodies happy and healthy. Each of our cells contain our full DNA. Although some cells have specific jobs, most can take on any role when there is a crisis. Stress takes up ...
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Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season from GetRealGetRaw

Healthy Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season

It’s that Holiday Time of Year Again With Thanksgiving less than a week away, and the rest of the holiday season right behind, everyone is preparing to whip out Grandma’s pumpkin pie recipe to bring to the table. For some of us, Thanksgiving and the holiday season, in general, comes ...
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Healthy Sugar Alternatives

Sugar Alternatives For Better Health

It’s no secret; we all know that too much sugar is bad for us. It used to be that refined sugar was just found in cupcakes or candy, but today almost every food has hidden sugars added. What many people may not know is that consuming too much of these ...
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What Happens After Success? Post-Ironman Nutrition

Always Learning Nutrition: What to Eat and What Not to Eat Wow! It has been over a month since Ironman Boulder. A day that will always be fresh in my memory. If you didn't follow the race… it was an amazing day for me! I finished 3rd overall in my ...
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What Race Day is Really Like – Patrick McKeon’s First Hand Ironman Experience

Ironman 70.3 Oceanside | April 1, 2017 The 2017 Race Season has officially begun! And for those who don’t know what “my race season” is - I compete professionally in the sport of triathlon (swim - bike - run, back to back to back). Last weekend was not only my ...
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A Professional Triathlete Powered By Groothie!

Hi! My name is Patrick Mckeon.  I’m a professional triathlete (yeah - everyday I swim, bike, run … and recover… and then do it all over again…everyday…for a living.  I know right?!).  I live and train in Boulder, Colorado but I call Philadelphia my “home”.  Born and raised. My childhood ...
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The Power of Superfoods

I don’t know about you guys, but being a part of the health and fitness industry, I hear a lot about Superfoods. What exactly are these Superfoods every fitness guru likes to talk about? By definition, a Superfood is a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and ...
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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions: everyone makes one, but how many of us ACTUALLY stick to what we said we would do? The adrenaline of the first few weeks helps us make it to the gym every morning, cut out the sweets, and only allow ourselves to eat out once a week ...
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Tips For Staying Healthy During Thanksgiving Week!

The day that we have all been waiting for has finally come. Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Better yet, it is the official beginning of holiday season! Holiday season is my favorite time of the year. A time filled with family, friends, holiday music, cold weather, twinkly lights all ...
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