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on Nov 30, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

Roasting is so easy. Instead of a recipe you just need to know what to do. First, choose a variety of produce with similar cookery times. Chop the ingredients to approximately the same size using angle cuts if possible to maximize the surface area that will brown up so nicely. 

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on Nov 29, 2012 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Whether you blame your commute, your work schedule, or Facebook, the trend of Americans eating alone is a reality for more and more people. But what could eating alone mean for what you eat? There are actually two sides to how eating by yourself can influence not only the quantity but the quality of your meal.

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on Nov 28, 2012 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

From old-school calipers to space-age vessels, find out which method is the most accurate for measuring body fat.

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on Nov 28, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Eating legumes really is good for your heart according to a new study on people with Type 2 diabetes. Whether you’re diabetic or not, you could benefit from incorporating more beans into your diet. Here’s how to take advantage.

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on Nov 27, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

So much flavor, so few ingredients! These turkey meatballs practically make themselves... 

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on Nov 26, 2012 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Initially Jeannes58 joined Calorie Count to lose weight for a cruise. However, she discovered along her journey that there was more to Calorie Count then logging foods.  In her story she emphasizes the importance of Community Support. She has successfully lost 63lbs and is proud to be a “cheer leader” for new members.

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on Nov 25, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

Apples are a great nutrition addition to any meal. Top your steel cut oats with delicious stewed apples, munch a bit of apple slaw with lunch, whip up a terrific sauce of apples for tonight’s pork chop, and don’t forget to enjoy a beautiful baked apple for dessert! Let's get cooking with apples!

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on Nov 24, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

A Texas girl who’s had the best of chili and stews, I was never too keen on chicken noodle-anything in my younger years, but these days, the convenience of soups in grocery stores, restaurants, and salad bars have made me think twice. Here is our list of the restaurant soups that will make or break your daily calorie count.

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

 

During the holiday season, most people will spend more time in malls and shopping centers than they have all year long. With a growing to-do list, it can be easier than ever to put exercising on the back burner to successfully prepare for holiday events.

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on Nov 22, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Let’s face it; you’re not new to Thanksgiving leftovers. You’ve likely made plenty-a dry turkey sandwiches and you can relate to an uneven reheating of a take-home plate from Grandma’s house. Which leads us to this, you’re reading this article because you want to step up your Turkey day-leftover game.

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on Nov 21, 2012 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

If your talent in the kitchen is limited to drumming on pots and pans, it’s time to put those wooden spoons to good use. With all the cooks in the kitchen for Thanksgiving, your cooking skills may be heavy on your mind. The holiday season is a great time to prime yourself for healthy cooking in the new year. 

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on Nov 20, 2012 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

Sugar, spice, and stats that are nice... That's what you get with this inverted take on the classic Thanksgiving dessert!

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on Nov 19, 2012 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Many previous diet attempts did nothing to help Tnanavaldez control her weight, and by the time she gave birth to her daughter, she was carrying more than 236 pounds (at her heaviest) on her 5'8" frame. In 2007, she got down to business and with the help of Calorie Count has lost 70lbs.  In her before picture she weighed 210lbs and is currently maintaining her weight of 140lbs.

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on Nov 18, 2012 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

Is your normal diet and exercise routine no longer keeping you from putting on those extra pounds? You’re not imagining things. Studies show that your metabolic rate declines by one to three percent per decade after you hit 30, notes Carmen Roberts, a registered dietitian specializing in weight management at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

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on Nov 18, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Thanksgiving is the official start of the holiday season, and the food indulgences that come with it. Unfortunately, overeating during the holidays can, overtime, contribute to growing inseams and expanding waistlines. Instead, stay ahead of the curve this Thanksgiving with these challenging workouts.

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