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on Sep 12, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

For the past month, I’ve been battling some not-so-fun gastrointestinal issues. I’ll spare you the gory details, but basically, I’ve spent a lot of time freaked out, uncomfortable, and in the bathroom. Let me tell ya, it’s been a rockin’ good time.

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on Sep 11, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Between jobs, kids, husbands, as well as a social and spiritual life, maintaining a gym regimen may seem impossible.  But you can’t just say no to working out all together, so exercising at home may be your best alternative.

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on Sep 08, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

As people who have struggled with food or weight, we vow to raise children who are healthy and free of these challenges. In addition to setting a great example and providing a balanced diet and plenty of opportunities for enjoyable activity, we need to carefully choose the messages we send about eating.

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on Sep 06, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Stress can make you do things you wouldn’t otherwise do. Your reaction to stress, be it overeating or eating junk food,  is partly due to hormones.

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on Sep 05, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

Long to lose weight this week?  Here, nutrition experts divulge their tricks.

Make veggies the star

"I make sure my plate contains up to 2 cups of fruits and veggies as the 'main course,' with 1/2 cup of wholesome carbs like wild rice, and 3 ounces of lean protein like chicken or steak.

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on Sep 04, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

You don’t have to rely on a stationary bike or elliptical machine to get a total body workout.  If you’ve hit a rut, refresh your exercise routine and rev up your metabolism with sports you may not have tried. 

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on Aug 31, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Americans reportedly consume 60.4 pounds of chicken on average each year.  However, it’s not 100% protein, in fact there’s more water in chicken than anything else. 

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on Aug 31, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Slip into your swimsuit and treat your body to one of the best all-over toners. Not only will swimming keep you cool during those dog days, but it also torches major calories (more than 600 an hour).

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

 

I don't want to skip out on my weight loss and fitness goals altogether, so I found a number of easy ways to fit fitness into my everyday life.

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on Aug 24, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

The spontaneity and freedom of taking a break from the classroom to run around aimlessly, hang on handle bars or jump rope with friends, was a luxury that I had as a kid.  Now that I’m older, recess is nothing more than a memory.  But that may not be the case for long. 

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on Aug 21, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Here are some fail-safe ways to get and maintain great weight loss tips from women who have lost a lot of pounds.

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on Aug 18, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

While it's always good to get advice from the experts in health and nutrition, sometimes it helps to get tips from people who've been where you are and are now where you hope to be. 

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on Aug 17, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Not only did Dr. Oz inherit Oprah’s time-slot, he also snagged “The Oprah Effect". (When Oprah endorses a product, business explodes.)  Case in point: Inca Peanuts.  Had you heard of them before?

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on Aug 16, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

In a letter to her 23-year old self, Tina Haupert takes into the mind of her weight-gaining former self.  She talks traditions and rites of passage we are all familiar with and how they affected her then and how she's maintaining her weight now.

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on Aug 14, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

When it comes to my skin, I’m vain. But who isn’t? I’ve yet to meet someone—especially a woman—who hasn’t ever aired a complaint about a pimple, dry skin, a sun spot, a wrinkle or [go ahead, insert your skin issue here]. 

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