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on Nov 29, 2011 10:00 PM in Healthy Eating

 

Mary Hartley RD, representing CalorieCount.com, answers the question, "Should I take apple cider vinegar?"

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on Nov 29, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine joked that I shouldn’t snap a photo of what I was eating for my blog because it wasn’t “healthy.” Granted, I was eating a cheeseburger with Doritos, potato salad, and a brownie—obviously, not the most nutritious foods to pile onto my plate.

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on Nov 29, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Does your kitchen pantry work with or against your healthy eating habits? It’s time for a makeover. By having a pantry stocked with healthy items, cooking meals and preparing snacks will be easier, making eating wholesome food a breeze.

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on Nov 28, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating

 

I’m a world champion at sleeping, but I know my diet is worse when I don’t get my regular eight to nine hours. I tend to reach for more food—especially carbs—to help wake me up. It never works and probably makes me feel less energized. 

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on Nov 28, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Have you ever looked into a mirror and disliked what you were looking at? Well, that's what happened to Rosielena17.  Seeing herself at such a heavy weight wasn’t a laughing matter anymore and prompted her to start her weight loss journey.  She has lost 60 lbs by making changes to her eating and exercise habits

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on Nov 27, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

There are varying statistics about the usefulness of New Year’s resolutions. All of them point to an alarming failure rate. How are you going to avoid becoming a statistic? The answer is by starting now.

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

 

Want to firm up, slim down, and have a blast? Invite your girlfriends, swap your dumbbells for dancing shoes, and host a calorie-sizzling dance party. 

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

 

Almost 20 years ago the Nutrition Facts label was introduced.  Before then, an ingredient list was the only information on the package for consumers to use. Enter the internet, sites like ours and others, and increased awareness of the nutritional value of food is the result.

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on Nov 25, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

After you finish enjoying a delicious holiday meal, what is the first thing you do? Sport fans will retire to the living room and cheer their favorite team. Active people will go for a walk around the block to

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on Nov 24, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

There are an innumerable amount of studies that connect watching television to a sedentary lifestyle. The blame for America’s obesity problem has been linked to TV advertising of junk food, lost hours of physical exercise, and video games to name a few. 

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on Nov 23, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

A new report warns us that, if trends in the U.S. waistline continue as they are, 50% of our population would be obese by 2030. There are many reasons why overweight and obesity are such problems right now. Some research suggests that we’ve grown more comfortable being overweight and that being overweight has become “normal,” while being of an ideal weight may appear to be “underweight.”

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on Nov 23, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Thanksgiving Day is indeed one of the hardest days for healthy eating habits. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average person will consume 4500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day.

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on Nov 23, 2011 09:46 AM in Dieting & You

 

It’s Thanksgiving week at the Biggest Loser ranch! And we all know what Thanksgiving means…

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on Nov 22, 2011 06:00 PM in Healthy Eating

 

Our obsession with water is based in logic and sound science but, honestly, there's so many other ways to stay hydrated. Options for fluid replenishment even go beyond the glass because many foods can legitimately plus up your daily liquid requirement. 

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on Nov 22, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Studies mention shorter days and longer nights or physiological reactions to colder weather as contributors to weight gain during the holiday season, but another factor is in play.  Anxiety over gatherings with friends and family, gift-giving, or end-of-year stressors could spell trouble for emotional eaters.

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