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Carah Counts

Carah is a Product Manager here at CareATC. When she's not busy working on our product strategy and roadmap, she dabbles in the occasional creative project or blog post.
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4 Quick & Easy Vegetarian Meals with 5 Ingredients or Less [Recipe]

Posted by Carah Counts on October 22, 2015

Eating is such an important aspect of your life, since the food that you eat fuels your body and provides you with the nutrients essential for mental and spiritual health. Because of this, you want to spend quality time preparing and enjoying the meals you fix for your family, but with the chaos that life can sometimes put on our plates it may not always be possible.

We have some simple five-ingredient healthy vegetarian recipes that will be a lifesaver when you need to quickly put together a satisfying, healthy meal.

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Post Topics Healthy Recipes

Making Mealtime Fun: Healthy Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for Kids

Posted by Carah Counts on October 1, 2015

Getting your little ones to eat a healthy meal can be a bit of a struggle, even if you've been blessed with a child who loves to eat. Early in life, your child's tastes are developing and they are struggling to gain control over something in their daily life.

Often times, food becomes that sticking point. We know the struggle, so we've collected a few healthy meal ideas that will have your kids eating up without a fuss. Not only will they gobble down their food, but you can rest assured they are getting all of their necessary nutrients, too!

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Reducing Your Extra Calorie Intake with 12 Simple Substitutions

Posted by Carah Counts on September 3, 2015

When you hear the word "diet," it provokes images of eating nothing but lettuce and rice cakes, but according to research done by Harvard and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, you can continue to eat what you like, as long as you can reduce your extra calorie intake by at least 100 calories a day.

The study showed that participants lost thirteen pounds in a six-month period, regardless of their diet, as long as they reduced their extra calorie intake.

If you can cut 100 calories a day you can lose up to ten pounds a year, or if you can reduce your extra calorie intake by 250 calories a day, you can lose twenty-six pounds in the same time frame.

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Post Topics Healthy Eating

Watch Sky Fitness's Inspirational New Fitness Video

Posted by Carah Counts on April 14, 2015

Tulsa-based Sky Fitness & Wellbeing recently released a bold, inspiring new video called "Say Goodbye to Your Inabilities," which reminds us why perserverance is essential in reaching your fitness goals.

Have you ever started a diet or fitness routine and given up? Or questioned why you started in the first place? Maybe you made a weight loss resolution at the beginning of 2015 and you slowly fell off track. Let's face it — fitness is not easy. It takes time and commitment, and no one can do it for you.

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Post Topics Fitness