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Blog: Oct 2012
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on Oct 31, 2012 10:00 AM in Dieting & You


If you have any plans to be in a social setting, tomorrow, October 31st, will be a long day. Whether it's a costume party, trick-or-treating with kids, or a company lunch, your day will be anything but routine. 

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on Oct 30, 2012 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating


You don’t have to be afraid that having Halloween treats in your home will derail your healthy diet! It’s simple. Follow these five tips so you can enjoy the day guilt-free (almost as much) as if you were a kid again.

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on Oct 30, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes


Got leftover Halloween candy? Make those calories go further with these marshmallow-infused squares!

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on Oct 29, 2012 10:00 AM in Success Stories


After arriving at a hospital emergency room with a blood sugar level far above normal, Akumaprince is lucky to be alive.  He is working on restoring his health to the fullest by using Calorie Count, changing his eating habits and adding exercise.  Currently he’s lost 90lbs

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on Oct 28, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Core training is becoming a more popular fitness trend in recent years because of its ability to strengthen muscles that move and stabilize the trunk, including the abdominals and back muscles.

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on Oct 27, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating


Herbs and spices are not just for enhancing flavor. Dubbed the “kitchen medicine cabinet” some have been used for centuries to ward off disease, clear infections, and treat symptoms of common ailments. 

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on Oct 26, 2012 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


Scientifically speaking, water is the basis of life, but beyond being essential to your very existence, water serves all sorts of purposes that help you feel your absolute best. No, it can’t cure cancer (though it may help prevent it), pay your rent (though it does save you money), or take out the trash, here are six reasons H2O can help solve many annoying day-to-day health issues—and possibly prevent a few big ones—from headaches to those last few pounds.  

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on Oct 26, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes


Olives are one of the many foods that inspires either devotion or derision. Pair olives with your food as you would wine. General guidelines are based on matching the intensity of the flavors, but ultimately, the choice must suit your taste. Enjoy your favorite olive in one of these great recipes.

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on Oct 25, 2012 10:00 AM in Dieting & You


When life happens, it can be hard to keep your healthy ways. Whether it's the transition to college, a new job, or a new place, changing your leisure time, commute, or financial situation can do a number on your healthy habits.

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on Oct 24, 2012 06:00 PM in Dieting & You


What’s the first thing you do when you’re at the store, pondering a new food purchase? If you scan the nutritional label on the back, chances are you’re at a healthier weight than your friends who just indiscriminately throw food in the cart.

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on Oct 24, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating


Too much visceral fat can increase your risk of chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes. Even if you are a healthy weight, you may have excess belly fat. A few tiny tweaks, and you'll be well on your way to reducing visceral fat. 

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on Oct 23, 2012 02:00 PM in Recipes


If you make a batch of these on the weekend you'll have plenty to share with friends and have a healthy breakfast ready for you and the kids to walk out the door on a busy morning.

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on Oct 23, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes


Think you don't like turnips? This swap for a Jersey diner classic just may change your mind. They blend seamlessly with sliced potatoes, saving you tons of carby calories! 

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on Oct 22, 2012 10:00 AM in Success Stories


Being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes was the health scare that inspired Shemafly to lose his weight. He has lost 40lbs with only 10lbs left to reach his goal weight. His story is an inspiration to all of us and demonstrates how dramatically we can all improve our health, fitness and enjoyment of life with the right approach and the right attitude.

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on Oct 21, 2012 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


When The Shangri-La Diet author Seth Roberts, PhD, a professor of psychology, pioneered the role of "flavorless calories" in weight loss, everyone thought he was crazy. Roberts didn't let that affect his research and now a decade later, his diet has quite the success rate.

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