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    Natural Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

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  • Sally Kuzemcha

    Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

    Sally Kuzemchak is a registered dietitian in Columbus, Ohio. An award-winning reporter and writer, Sally has been published in magazines such as Health, Family Circle, and Eating Well and is a Contributing Editor to Parents magazine. She is the author of the book The 101 Healthiest Foods For Kids. She blogs at Real Mom Nutrition, a “no-judgments” zone all about feeding families.

  • Gina Harney

    Gina Harney

    Gina Harney is the blogger behind the healthy lifestyle brand, The Fitnessista, which reaches millions of viewers all over the world. She’s been featured on Greatist, Forbes, Buzzfeed, Shape, Fitness Magazine, and Well + Good. She’s the author of “HIIT It! and the voice behind the Healthy In Real Life podcast. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.