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on Feb 07, 2010 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

It is more important to watch total calories if you are trying to lose weight.  A low-fat dressing with high calories from sugar is not better than a

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on Jan 24, 2010 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

Sodium intake correlates with blood pressure.  On average, the more salt a person eats, the higher his or her blood pressure is.  Uncontrolled high blood pressure

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on Jan 17, 2010 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

You lost 20 pounds (210 to 200 lb) in around 8 weeks, which is an acceptable rate, but I can't tell how much of your loss is fat vs. muscle.  That is told by....

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on Jan 10, 2010 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

Superfood is a marketing term used to describe a natural food that is high in phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals and sometimes in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber...

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on Jan 03, 2010 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

At your goal weight, your BMI will be 26.5.  By the charts, that is slightly overweight but perfectly fine for....

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on Dec 27, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

Fasting is unnecessary.  Your system does not need to be “detoxed” or prepared for change.  Because calories are severely limited during a fast, you won’t get the nutrients you need day-to-day and that could create ....

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on Dec 20, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that research subjects who drank green tea as part of a controlled diet saw an increase in metabolic rate. The authors concluded that ....

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on Dec 13, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

A hearty guffaw will burn more calories than a nervous titter, but researchers at Vanderbilt University found adults burn an average of....

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on Dec 06, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

You can refuse food without being rude.  For people in your inner circle (vs. casual acquaintances), honesty is the best policy.  At sometime other than at a meal, sit down

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on Nov 29, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

If there are 25.4 ounces (750 ml) in the average bottle of wine, and if one ounce of red wine or white wine has about 25 calories, then one full bottle of wine....


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on Nov 22, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

Do not use tub margarines or light spreads in baking because they do not have the properties of fat.  If calories are not your concern, you can substitute an equal....

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on Nov 15, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

I commonly see these healthy foods offered at breakfast meetings: a tray of fresh fruit or fruit salad, low-fat or fat-free yogurts (6-ounce containers), low-fat

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on Nov 08, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

The food you ate in the past will not make you gain weight in the present or future, but a lifetime of poor eating habits can predispose you to certain adverse

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on Nov 01, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

Total body circuit training is a good choice because it combines cardio and strength-training in one.  A “circuit’ usually involves

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on Oct 25, 2009 12:00 PM in Site Highlights

 

Most people eat in response to external cues. If they see candy, or even see a place that reminds them of candy, they are likely to get the urge to eat. If you must have candy in the house

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