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on Sep 30, 2012 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

Are you guilty of stretching the truth to your trainer (or yourself)?  "I Don't Eat that Much"  This is probably one of the most common ‘lies’ personal trainers hear from their clients, and it’s the one most likely to prevent any major changes from happening in your body.

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on Sep 30, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

According to recent studies, too much sitting can be detrimental to your health. Use these sitting exercises to stay active throughout the day and sculpt your legs.

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on Sep 29, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

A new study by Cornell researchers says working moms spend 3.5 hours less per day on diet and exercise with their children. To help make the most of your time at home after a long day, use these tips to make healthy eating easier for you and your children.

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on Sep 28, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

Purple plants are very special indeed. That beautiful purple pigment comes from proven disease fighters, phytonutrients. The nutrition facts for eggplant really are fantastic. Only 20 little calories in an entire cup. So what are you waiting for? Choose a recipe and get cooking! 

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on Sep 27, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Not only does menstruation cause you physical discomfort, but it also does a doozie on your mood. Add to that strong cravings and you’ve got the perfect storm to lose control. Instead of conceding defeat, try these tips to curb your cravings during your period.

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on Sep 26, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Voters in California will soon decide if labeling genetically modified foods (GMOs) should become law. Currently in America, there is no labeling requirement so you may not be aware how much of your diet is a product of modern science. Here's what you need to know about GMOs. 

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on Sep 25, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

A little sweet, a little savory, and 100 percent guilt-free! Make a batch of these muffins, and prepare to be wowed...   

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on Sep 24, 2012 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

Why is it that we always seem to have room for dessert? It goes back to the days of our ancestors. In a nutshell: Caveman-You really needed those Oreos, but Today-You? Not so much.

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on Sep 24, 2012 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Suffering from health issues was the key factor for Curlysue58 to toss her unwanted weight.  Changing her lifestyle along with the help of Calorie Count she has reached her target goal weight by losing 51 pounds.

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on Sep 23, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults engage in 20 minutes of vigorous activity three days per week or at least 30 minutes of low-to-moderate physical activity five days per week.  Sometimes it’s just not possible to get all that exercise in at once. It might be better to split up your longer workouts into two shorter sessions to ensure that you actually get it done.  

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on Sep 22, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

New research supports the notion that adding healthier food to your diet is more important than cutting out certain foods for maintaining weight loss. Here we share the results of the study, led by Bethany Barone Gibbs, PhD of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Health and Physical Activity.

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on Sep 21, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

Butternut squash, a calorie counter's friend, is remarkably low in calories, packed with nutrition, and loaded with filling fiber. It's easier than you might think to select, peel, and cut a squash. It might not be quite as easy to pick which recipe to try first!

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on Sep 20, 2012 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Our environment is loaded with triggers for eating when we're not really hungry and for continuing to eat past the point of satiety. Learning to recognize these triggers and respond in an effective manner is the key to thriving in our food-abundant environment.

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on Sep 19, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Take a look at your bottle of fish oil supplements. Does it have a pretty red heart on it? Maybe it has a more formal claim like, “May Reduce the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease.” Either way, new research suggests the claims may be misleading.

 

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on Sep 18, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

These mini sandwiches are as cute as they are delicious! If you want to save sodium, bake and slice your own skinless lean turkey breast.

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