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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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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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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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Top 10 Ways to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

Consciously or not, the average American consumes 28 teaspoons of added sugars a day – that’s more than 90 pounds of sugar per year. The American Heart Association recommends women limit their added sugar to just 100 calories per day … Continue reading

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8 Tips to Help You Create a Healthy-Weight Lifestyle

There are many ways to lose weight – some sensible, others not so much. In fact, the internet is loaded with tons of ridiculously bad advice on how to slim down. Despite what you hear in the media, the basics … Continue reading

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Veggie Quesadillas – Delicious and High in Fiber.

Dietary fiber — found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes — is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. But foods containing fiber can provide other health benefits such as lowering your risk of … Continue reading

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Losing Weight for All the Right Reasons

Happy New Year! Do you have a resolution to lose weight? If you did you’re not alone. Many people got persuaded by the all advertising for weight loss programs, diets, and gym memberships that filled the radio waves, TV screens … Continue reading

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