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on Apr 16, 2014 09:00 AM in Recipes

 

In a breakfast rut? No problem -- this bowl of creamy grains and fruit is just what you need to shake things up. P.S. Quinoa is packed with protein!

 

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on Apr 15, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Each week we publish a new recipe from New York Times Bestselling Author and creator of Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien, who just released The Hungry Girl DietThe book will help you lose weight with your favorite Hungry Girl recipes, and we got an inside look with the author herself. 

 

 

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on Apr 14, 2014 09:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Jeremy never took dieting too seriously, but once he realized he was on the path to serious health risks, he decided to not just diet, but make a lifestyle change. He started counting calories and making better food choices, and surprisingly, his taste in food changed. Jeremy worked on finding balance, added exercise to his routine, and enlisted the support of his family. Jeremy lost 85 pounds, and now he feels better, looks better, and eats better than ever before.

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on Apr 13, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Although not completely new, boutique gyms are on the rise now more than ever. Large, traditional gyms that offer a variety of equipment and classes for every fitness need are beginning to lose customers to specialized studios focusing on a specific type of fitness. Do these studios really have more to offer than an all-inclusive gym? Learn more and decide for yourself!

 

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on Apr 12, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Your grocery bag is full of vegetables! To maximize nutritional value, should you cook your veggies or eat them raw? If cooked, what is the best way? The answer is – it’s complicated. 

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on Apr 11, 2014 09:00 AM in Recipes

 

Gluten-free quinoa is a very adaptable little seed. In this recipe, quinoa replaces the traditional rice. Packed with six grams of protein per serving, quinoa transforms a high carb side dish into a healthy meal

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on Apr 10, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

How many of the statements you've heard about water are actually true? Here are 10 common questions surrounding water and whether they're fact or fiction. See how many answers you thought you knew!

 

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on Apr 09, 2014 09:00 AM in Recipes

 

It's fry time!!! (Arguably, the best time.) These fries are loaded with reduced-fat Parmesan and garlicky goodness. And butternut squash tastes exactly like sweet potatoes, minus the excess starchy calories!

 

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on Apr 08, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

A long work day, an overwhelming amount of responsibility and a hectic lifestyle all contribute to unnecessary stress, which can influence eating habits like overeating. This April make the most of Stress Awareness Month. Assess the common stressors in your life and develop strategies to take some weight off your shoulders. Phew, that’s one less thing to worry about!

 

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on Apr 07, 2014 09:00 AM in Success Stories

 

In 2013 we shared 48 Success Stories and followed-up with four Calorie Count members on their continued success. Each of the stories shares an individual perspective on getting healthy and living a better life. Within each unique story, however, some of the same advice kept popping up.

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on Apr 06, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Data, especially organized data, gives insight into any subject. When it comes to fitness, there are activity trackers like FitbitNike+ Fuelband, or a simple pedometer that encourage a more active lifestyle, but try these apps together with Calorie Count to track the specifics of your sport.

 

 

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on Apr 05, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Cooking with alcohol is standard in the repertoire for chefs and many home cooks. It does a lot more than make you hungry and add flavor. What are the best options, and what substitutes are available for those who don't drink or have celiac? 

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on Apr 04, 2014 09:00 AM in Recipes

 

This pretty little veggie is wonderful for a quick weeknight side dish. In a matter of minutes, the power of calcium, iron, and vitamins A & C will be on your family's table. Enjoy deliciously healthy Broccolini with Garlic!

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on Apr 03, 2014 09:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

We’re several weeks into spring, the season of rebirth and renewal. Along with cleaning closets and clearing clutter from your home, take time to revitalize your spirit as well. When you sweep out the negative thoughts, words and beliefs, you stay more committed to your weight-loss journey.

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on Apr 02, 2014 09:00 AM in Recipes

 

Skip the schmancy restaurant salads. Swaps like this -- with seasoned chicken and a tasty DIY chipotle dressing -- are much smarter choices.

 

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