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on Dec 18, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


With Christmas right around the corner, the race to finish your Holiday shopping has officially begun. You might find it hard to make it to the gym but you can turn a few hours at the mall into a calorie burning sweat session.

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on Dec 17, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


False alarm. There's no designated day to take your lunch to work, but you can make a grown up sack lunch everyday with these time-saving strategies.

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on Dec 16, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


You’re not a teenager anymore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t rev up that metabolism and drop pounds.   Many readers are struggling with the same issues, and I frequently get asked similar versions of the same questions.  

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on Dec 16, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes


The red stoneware bowl immediately drew my eye as the host placed it in the center of the party table. Steam rose from the

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on Dec 15, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Multiple sources list the definition for support as bearing the weight of something. New research suggests support is indeed the key to getting off the pounds.

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on Dec 14, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating


I just returned from a fabulous, but jam-packed, four-day conference in San Diego and when I walked into the office this morning my exhaustion and jetlag showed. There’s only so much coffee could do. 

So what better time than now to talk about beauty foods for natural radiance?!

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on Dec 14, 2011 04:35 PM in Dieting & You


Courtney Crozier reports live from the Biggest Loser 12 finale to share her recap of one of the show's most exciting closing episodes. 

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on Dec 14, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating


Emotional connections to food are woven into the fabric of our social experience. Notice how often food is at the center of your celebrations: holiday office parties, baking holiday cookies with grandma, and sharing traditional meals with your family. Eating is a wonderful way to reminisce, nurture, and bond.  

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on Dec 13, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating


Some healthful foods have gotten bad reps they just can’t shake. Do you avoid peanut butter because you think it's super-fattening? Have you banned egg yolk because you're concerned about your heart health? Get the good truth about these and more “misunderstood” foods and why you should eat them—in moderation, of course.

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on Dec 13, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating


If fruits and vegetables had a popularity contest in America, the winners would be carrots, tomatoes, strawberries and oranges. A new paper published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reveals Americans are getting a vast majority of their phytonutrients from this small group of fruits and veggies.

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on Dec 12, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating


I never leave home without snacks in my bag. If an appetite emergency strikes, I’m ready. Of course, just because I have a snack doesn’t mean I need to eat it. Munching when you’re not really hungry can rack up lots of extra calories. But judicious use of the right snacks can boost your calorie burn (every time you eat, your metabolic rate increases slightly) and even help you blast fat. Here are three portable snack options packed with fat-burning ingredients:

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on Dec 12, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories


Having been overweight for most of her life, Eclaireg realized she had the power to change her lifestyle.  She simply started by analyzing what foods she was consuming and self-educated herself on proper nutrition.  She’s lost 100lbs this past year and is perusing her career to become a Registered Dietician

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on Dec 11, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates


As we reach the height of the holiday season, minus mall walking, physical activity for many may be reaching new lows. Not only is the weather outside frightful, but motivation to schlep it to the gym or rough it in the cold may be waning.

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on Dec 10, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates


The weather's getting cooler, the days are getting shorter. Thinking about grabbing your baggy sweaters to hide a few extra winter pounds you suspect are on the way? Not this year. To help you keep weight off, we've found strategies that target the real reasons for winter gain. Ahead, five secrets for keeping your summertime body year-round. 

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on Dec 10, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You


Eating from a smaller plate may help reduce your food intake, but when it comes to your fork, don’t skimp. Particularly when eating out, it may be harder to control yourself if you eat with a smaller fork.

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