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on Nov 30, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


It’s that time of year when any sniffle, cough or sneeze is noticed—and if it didn’t come from you, chances are you’re subtly putting a little space between you and whoever it came from. 

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on Nov 30, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You


If you’re an American, chances are you have at least one snack a day. While snacking isn’t a bad thing, new research is showing when you snack may have a bearing on how much weight you lose.

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on Nov 30, 2011 07:51 AM in Dieting & You


This week starts out at the bottom of a mountain where Alison is waiting for the contestants. She tells them that it’s the infamous “put your weight back on” challenge

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on Nov 29, 2011 10:00 PM in Healthy Eating


Mary Hartley RD, representing, answers the question, "Should I take apple cider vinegar?"

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on Nov 29, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


A few weeks ago, a friend of mine joked that I shouldn’t snap a photo of what I was eating for my blog because it wasn’t “healthy.” Granted, I was eating a cheeseburger with Doritos, potato salad, and a brownie—obviously, not the most nutritious foods to pile onto my plate.

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on Nov 29, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Does your kitchen pantry work with or against your healthy eating habits? It’s time for a makeover. By having a pantry stocked with healthy items, cooking meals and preparing snacks will be easier, making eating wholesome food a breeze.

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on Nov 28, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating


I’m a world champion at sleeping, but I know my diet is worse when I don’t get my regular eight to nine hours. I tend to reach for more food—especially carbs—to help wake me up. It never works and probably makes me feel less energized. 

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on Nov 28, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories


Have you ever looked into a mirror and disliked what you were looking at? Well, that's what happened to Rosielena17.  Seeing herself at such a heavy weight wasn’t a laughing matter anymore and prompted her to start her weight loss journey.  She has lost 60 lbs by making changes to her eating and exercise habits

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on Nov 27, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


There are varying statistics about the usefulness of New Year’s resolutions. All of them point to an alarming failure rate. How are you going to avoid becoming a statistic? The answer is by starting now.

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on Nov 26, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


Want to firm up, slim down, and have a blast? Invite your girlfriends, swap your dumbbells for dancing shoes, and host a calorie-sizzling dance party. 

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on Nov 26, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Almost 20 years ago the Nutrition Facts label was introduced.  Before then, an ingredient list was the only information on the package for consumers to use. Enter the internet, sites like ours and others, and increased awareness of the nutritional value of food is the result.

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on Nov 25, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes


After you finish enjoying a delicious holiday meal, what is the first thing you do? Sport fans will retire to the living room and cheer their favorite team. Active people will go for a walk around the block to

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on Nov 24, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You


There are an innumerable amount of studies that connect watching television to a sedentary lifestyle. The blame for America’s obesity problem has been linked to TV advertising of junk food, lost hours of physical exercise, and video games to name a few. 

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on Nov 23, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You


A new report warns us that, if trends in the U.S. waistline continue as they are, 50% of our population would be obese by 2030. There are many reasons why overweight and obesity are such problems right now. Some research suggests that we’ve grown more comfortable being overweight and that being overweight has become “normal,” while being of an ideal weight may appear to be “underweight.”

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on Nov 23, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You


Thanksgiving Day is indeed one of the hardest days for healthy eating habits. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average person will consume 4500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day.

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