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A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball.  Ready?  It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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Stress blocks weight loss. Get these stress-busting tips…

How many times during the day do you hear that little voice in your head saying something like this? I need to hurry up or I’m going to be late! Dang. I’M LATE AGAIN. My desk (room, car, kitchen…) is … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Mindful Eating

In two days from now, it will be Thanksgiving. Do you have a plan for eating? Will you count up your calories and attempt to stick to your diet; or will you throw caution to the wind and stuff yourself … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Can Speed Weight Loss

There’s one thing I never leave home without – my water bottle. This wasn’t always the case though. Some years ago, I never gave much thought to drinking water and the importance of staying well hydrated. Water tasted boring to … Continue reading

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What Sugar and Fat Have in Common – and why you should care

Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading

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5 Guilt-Free Holiday Eating Strategies – and a yummy recipe

Are you tired of feeling guilty for indulging in your favorite holiday foods? It’s time for a change. This holiday season, eat the food you want (guilt-free); and do it without packing on the pounds. That’s right! With a few … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Get You Grocery Shopping Like a Nutrition Pro

Having the right ingredients in your kitchen is a necessity if you want to cook up healthy meals; and this requires regular grocery shopping. However, making your way to the grocery store every week can feel like an overwhelming task … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy (and on budget) While Traveling for Business

Traveling for business can be challenging with extended hours on a plane or in a car, hectic agendas and long meetings with colleagues. You barely have time to sleep let alone think about how you will find healthy food. However, … Continue reading

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Get Cooking and Start Losing!

If you are trying to lose some weight, I’ve got some really exciting news for you. A recent study published in Public Health Nutrition Journal suggests that people who cook at home most of the time consume generally healthier meals … Continue reading

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Test Your Nutrition and Healthy Eating IQ

In our diet-conscious culture, information, and misinformation abounds. How well do you know the facts? Test your knowledge of weight loss, diet dos and don’ts, what to eat, when to eat, and more. Regardless of your score, you’ll come away … Continue reading

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