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Kate Barrington

Kate Barrington is a certified Fitness Nutrition Coach and writer specializing in the health and fitness niche. She uses her coaching experience to inform and inspire her creative content in addition to supporting her own efforts in maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. She graduated from Marietta College with a degree in English and shares her passion for health and wellness by spreading knowledge about healthy eating, exercise, and natural remedies. She enjoys cooking, painting, and climbing and is a loving mother to a collection of pets.

Recent Posts

The Health Benefits of Ancient Grains

Posted by Kate Barrington on September 19, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

You’ve probably heard of quinoa and chia seeds - maybe even sorghum or spelt. But what about amaranth, freekeh, and teff? These are just a few of the many foods that qualify as ancient grains....

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The Health Benefits of Buckwheat

Posted by Kate Barrington on August 31, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes
Though the name might suggest otherwise, buckwheat is not actually a form of wheat. In fact, it isn’t a grain at all. This plant is commonly cultivated in Asia and can be used for a variety of...
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Your Guide to a Low Sodium Diet

Posted by Kate Barrington on August 04, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

Do you feel like you are constantly thirsty? Do you feel bloated or swollen in different parts of your body? Do you experience stomach cramps, vomiting, or diarrhea? If you answered “yes” to any...

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The Health Benefits of Flax Seeds

Posted by Kate Barrington on July 19, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

The flax plant Linum usitatissimum, also known as linseed, is both a food and fiber crop that is cultivated throughout the world. Plant fibers are used to make linen, and the oil extracted from...

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A Rough Guide to Dietary Fiber

Posted by Kate Barrington on July 07, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

When you consume plant foods, your body is only capable of digesting part of it. The roughage, or the indigestible part of the plant, is called fiber - it plays an important role in healthy...

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A Guide to Reducing Sugar in Your Diet

Posted by Kate Barrington on July 07, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

Sugar comes in many forms, and not all of them are easy to identify. A little bit of sugar in your morning coffee may not seem like a problem, but the truth is that many people consume way more...

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The Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Posted by Kate Barrington on June 07, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

The hemp plant has been cultivated for more than 12,000 years and, while it has great economic significance, it still gets a bad rap. Unfortunately, many of the negative things people believe...

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The Health Benefits of Baobab Powder

Posted by Kate Barrington on May 26, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

The mighty baobab tree stands alone in the African desert, towering up to thirty meters high and growing up to 11 meters in diameter. These proud but strange-looking trees play an important role...

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The Health Benefits Of Oats

Posted by Kate Barrington on April 11, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

Do you start your morning with a steaming bowl of oatmeal? If so, you’re not alone. Though food trends may come and go, oatmeal has been and will remain a healthy choice for breakfast. What you...

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The Top 5 Nutrient Deficiencies on a Plant Based Diet

Posted by Kate Barrington on March 10, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

If you want to boost your health and maximize your longevity, switching to a vegan or vegetarian diet may be one of the best things you can do. Living a plant-based diet and lifestyle is not...

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