Tag Archives: Lorraine Matthews-Antosiewicz

Fruit: friend or foe for those with IBS?

You probably know that fruit contains the natural sugar called fructose. But did you know that processed foods and sweetened beverages like soda often contain fructose in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)? In fact, HFCS is a huge … Continue reading

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It Can’t Get Any Easier Than This: Salad in a Jar

Plants are the absolute foundation of a healthy diet, providing all sorts of nutrients and fibers that play a role in disease prevention. Eating more plants tends to displace higher-calorie foods, balancing your diet and controlling hunger. Making veggies part … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Everyone knows why we should be exercising: to improve health, to look good, to feel good, to fit into nice clothes, to burn fat, to lose weight – all that good stuff. And yet, we’re just not doing it. In … Continue reading

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One Reason I Love Fridays

After a very long cold winter, the time has finally come for the local farmers’ markets to open. Last Friday I visited one of my favorites – the Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market. I headed straight for the organic food stand … Continue reading

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Could You Be Suffering From Celiac Disease?

Last weekend I took a trip to the East Village to check out a new gluten-free bakery called Jennifer’s Way. This totally adorable bakery was opened by actress Jennifer Esposito, known for her roles in Spin City, Crash, and Summer … Continue reading

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Shed That Winter Coat and Get Back Into Your Summer Clothes

Did you gain weight over the winter? If so, you’re not alone; it happened to many people. But don’t fret. Spring is in the air and it’s finally time to shed your winter coat and reverse the winter weight gain. … Continue reading

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Got [Almond] Milk?

For hundreds of years, the only type of milk available was the kind that came from an animal – most often cows, but also goats and sheep. As long as I can remember, The Dairy Council, pediatricians, and parenting books … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Help You Lose Without Counting Calories

If you think that a calorie is a calorie — and it doesn’t matter whether they come from cookies or carrots – then it’s time to rethink what you’re thinking about calories. Contrary to what you may have heard, all … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Hit A Plateau

It seems like a dirty trick. You’ve worked so hard for so long to lose weight and now you’re stuck. Days, perhaps weeks, have gone by and your weight just won’t budge. You feel yourself becoming increasingly frustrated and less … Continue reading

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Make Every Day A Good Day

Every choice you make will not be perfect when it comes to dieting and weight loss. But that’s not necessary for you to reach your goal. Instead, strive to do your best on most days. With this strategy, you will … Continue reading

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