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on Nov 04, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

As a child, I was blithely unaware of what it took to get the small mountain of Thanksgiving food to the table. A whirlwind of activity centered on what seemed like about fifty Aunts, my Mom, and my beautiful Grandma as they happily

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on Nov 03, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Permanent weight loss isn't only about releasing pounds from your body. To keep weight off you also need to shift your identity and release old ways of seeing yourself.  Here's a path to permanent weight loss to help you grow into the future, thinner you.

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on Nov 02, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

Last week, when I told my blog readers about my recent colitis diagnosis and flare-up, someone asked me whether I still considered myself a healthy-living blogger. My response was short and simple: Yes, I’m still a healthy-living blogger.

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on Nov 02, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

There’s no cure-all for food cravings.  Despite the pills, patches, and varying advice to the contrary, you may not be able to completely quell your desire for certain foods. 

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on Nov 02, 2011 04:37 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 01, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating

 

Diet soda isn't as addictive as drugs like nicotine, but something about it seems to make some people psychologically—and even physically—dependent on it

First thing every morning, Ellen Talles starts her day by draining a supersize Styrofoam cup filled with Diet Coke and crushed ice. The 61-year-old from Boca Raton, Fla., drinks another Diet Coke in the car on the way to work and keeps a glass nearby "at all times" at her job as a salesclerk. By the end of the day she has put away about 2 liters.

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on Nov 01, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Friendship usually refers to the relationship between two people, but how many times have you heard someone say ‘Food is my friend’?

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on Oct 31, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

Last week, I had the opportunity to test out the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill, which takes pressure off your joints by using a pressure-controlled chamber to gently lift you. This helps to normalize your gait while protecting healing tissue, so you recover quickly from injuries and return to outdoor activities sooner.

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on Oct 31, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

A friendly bet was what motivated A36 to start his weight loss journey.  Not only has he lost 100 lbs, he’s gained more energy, confidence and higher self-esteem.  In his story he shares how it wasn’t initially easy becoming more nutrition conscious.  However, making small changes in his food portions, and adding daily exercise has become the new lifestyle that he’s committed to and determined to stick with

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on Oct 30, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Broaden your cardio horizons and get a jump rope.  While running, walking, biking and swimming take all the cardio thunder, jumping rope is a great option to add to your workout routine.

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on Oct 29, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

What exactly does candy have to do with what Halloween is supposed to celebrate?  I know; eating candy and trying to stay healthy is quite scary.  Booo!

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on Oct 28, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

I’ve learned a lot of things as a member of Calorie Count. CC makes it so easy to find nutrition facts on just about any food using the food search bar - a real wake up call to me for things like sugar, sodium, and

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on Oct 27, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates approximately one in six Americans are sickened, 128,000 hospitalized and 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses each year.

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on Oct 26, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

You may try to tire yourself out at night by watching reruns or catching up on emails on your smartfone.  This sends you off into a steady sleep...

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on Oct 26, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Excess visceral fat, that which surrounds internal organs in the abdominal area, is linked to an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some forms of cancer.  So getting rid of it is important to your overall health.

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