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

 

The makers of POM Wonderful pomegranate juice say that the drink improves blood flow and heart health, prevents and treats prostate cancer, and works 40% as well as Viagra (whatever that means). All for about four bucks a bottle.

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on Nov 14, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Ad3l3 has lost 75lbs and has gone from a size 22 to size 12.  Prior to her weight loss she avoided social situations due to her self-esteem.  As she explains in her story “I’m a different person, who’s living again!”  She accredits Calorie Count’s tools for her success in weight loss and has many motivational tips to share

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on Nov 13, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the inevitable gathering of friends and loved ones for many means sitting around all day.  Whether you plan on watching a football game or a parade or playing board games, try to set aside time to get the whole family moving.

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on Nov 12, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

Don’t let fall allergies force you into putting your outdoor workouts on hiatus. Steal these symptom-nixing tips from Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina-based allergist Neil Kao, MD, known to many as “The Allergy Dude.”

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on Nov 12, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Seaweed. Icky, slimy, stinky, comes to mind for many. But sea vegetables aren’t so bad. You may not salivate when you hear the word, but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it.

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on Nov 11, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

Is a sweet potato a yam? Grandma made a terrific yam dish every Thanksgiving and my friend Jill makes a beautiful holiday sweet potato dish. They sure do look and taste the same to me, so why is one dish called yam and the other sweet potato? Well, it turns out that

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

 

Does your favorite belt or pair of jeans tighten just thinking about the cocktails, pigs in blankets, and bite-sized potato pancakes (and let’s not forget cookies and pies) you’ll encounter at countless gatherings this holiday season? It’s hard enough, even if you’re in relatively good health, to eat (and drink) moderately and mindfully when everything looks and tastes so good, but having diabetes can make it feel like an even greater challenge—one that might lead you to just say no when it comes to invitations to celebrate with others. 

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on Nov 09, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating

 

The pigments in many common fruits and vegetables dish up some extraordinary side benefits when it comes to good health and good nutrition.

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on Nov 09, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Inadequate protein intake in America is rare, but balancing protein calories with a healthy amount of carbohydrate and fat calories daily can be a lot of guesswork...

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on Nov 09, 2011 08:33 AM in Dieting & You

 

This week starts out with the gorgeous Alison Sweeney telling the remaining 9 contestants to wear the gray shirts printed with their ages to their challenge the next morning.

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on Nov 08, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

How do you know that you’ve found your Feel Great Weight?
The other day, I posed this question to my Twitter followers. Here are some of the responses I received:

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on Nov 08, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Kirstie Alley, Oprah, and Maureen McCormick are just a few of the celebrities we’ve seen lose a substantial amount of weight only to gain it all back.  Despite vows to keep it off, many of us find ourselves on a 'weight roller coaster.'

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on Nov 07, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating

 

You may have heard about a recent study which showed that more protein enhanced weight control. The Australian researchers found that when subjects were fed a lower-protein diet

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on Nov 07, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

69lbs lighter, lsk1022 attributes Calorie Count as her major factor in her lifestyle and weight loss change.  She has educated herself that “food is not about emotions, but fuel!”  Her story is very inspirational and she shares many motivating tips from her journey

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on Nov 06, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

If you are looking for ways to revamp your workout while maximizing results, try incorporating steps into your fitness regimen.

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