Calorie-Saving Tips For Your Next Holiday Get-Together

Tis the season for holiday parties, family meals and casual get-togethers. Not only will you get to socialize with some of your favorite people, but all of that holiday togetherness inevitably means there will be lots of extra calories vying for your attention. So how do you make it through the holiday season without packing

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3 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Losing weight can be an incredibly challenging endeavor. At some point, it’s likely you’ll become frustrated by an absence of visible results. Many people give up on their weight loss efforts when they don’t see their desired outcome within a short period of time. When weight loss starts to seem impossible, consider some of these

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How To Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays

No matter how vigilant you may be about maintaining your weight throughout the year, the holiday season can be challenging. Between office parties, neighborhood get-togethers, cookie exchanges and family meals, it’s hard to avoid the typical few pounds that tend to creep up by the time January 1st rolls around. But you don’t have to succumb

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7 Ways To Have A Healthier Thanksgiving This Year

The average Thanksgiving meal can add up to thousands of calories. It can also include an abundance of fat, sodium and sugar. There are many foods we look forward to eating at this time of year but there’s no reason to completely give up your commitment to healthy eating just because a holiday rolls around.

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Simple Food Terms Explained – Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are often cast as the evil villain in our diets, blamed for obesity, diabetes, and all manner of disease. The truth is, your body needs a certain amount of carbohydrates to function. In this installment of Simple Food Terms Explained, we re-visit carbohydrates in hopes of understanding the role of carbohydrates, the different types of

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Combat Cold & Flu Season With These Natural Antioxidants

Every year, there comes a time where sniffling, sneezing and call-outs are plenty. We call this “cold and flu season”, a period that generally lasts between October and February and results in many cases of illness. Thankfully, we can benefit from a boost to our immune systems with just minor adjustments to our diet. There

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Low Carb Snacks That Are Perfect When You’re On The Go

Whether you’re heading out on a road trip to enjoy some time off from work or just spending a day at the park to soak up some fresh air, you’ll need a few snacks and drinks to get you through the day. Taking the time to pack your own snacks can keep you from stopping

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Simple Food Terms Explained – Whole Grains

You know that whole grains are an important component of a healthy diet. But what exactly makes grains “whole”? We will take a look at whole grains in this installment of Simple Food Terms Explained. What Are Whole Grains? All grains begin as whole grains. Whole grains are the complete seed, or kernel, of a

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Foods That Sound Healthy But Are Not

Food manufacturers have jumped on the “healthy food” bandwagon, at least when it comes to their marketing strategies. They know just how to make you think that their products are healthy, even if they’re not. Labels such as low-fat, multi-grain, gluten-free and more can make you feel like you’re choosing a healthy option at the

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6 Foods That Will Improve Your Joint Function

At some point or another, most people will experience some sort of ache in their joints. No matter what your lifestyle and hobbies consist of, healthy joints are essential for mobility. Here are a few foods that will help keep you mobile and active. Berries Berries are packed full of nutrients that are useful for

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