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A SIMPLE, SAFE CALORIE BURNER

on June 20th, 2014 Leave a Comment

According to the U.S. Surgeon General, more than half of the American population doesn’t participate in any type of regular exercise.  Let’s work to change this statistic with one of the easiest forms of exercise – walking! Brisk walking has shown to produce the same results as aerobics, jogging, and other strenuous exercises. In fact, […]

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COOKING YOUR WAY TO WEIGHT LOSS

on June 6th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Grocery food preparation plays an important role in your daily weight loss or weight maintenance efforts. Therefore, it is important to be mindful of the ingredients you choose as well and your cooking methods so as not to derail a healthy meal with additional fat and calories. To keep your meal healthy, consider the following […]

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DINING OUT ON A DIET

on May 23rd, 2014 Leave a Comment

On a typical day in 2012, it is estimated that the restaurant industry brings in approximately $1.7 billion in sales; that’s $630 billion for the year, up from just $42.8 back in 1970. With what we know about the current obesity epidemic, it isn’t hard to understand how this increase in sales has played a […]

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THE SKINNY ON TRANS FATS

on May 9th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Ever wonder how some products spend weeks or months on the grocery store shelf, countless days in the back of your pantry, but are still good when you finally open and enjoy them? The answer is trans fat, a solid fat that improves taste, enhances texture, and extends shelf life. However, trans fat is the only fat […]

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MAKE YOURSELF WHOLE… GRAINS

on April 25th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Rice, pasta, and bread are just some of a carbohydrate lover’s favorite foods. While it is important to enjoy these dishes in moderation, you need to ensure you are consuming whole grains instead of refined grains whenever possible. Why? Because during the refining process, much of the B vitamins, iron, and dietary fiber are removed, […]

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BEING HEALTHY ON A BUDGET

on April 11th, 2014 Leave a Comment

In these tough economic times, wise spending and money saving have become increasingly more important. But, how about adding living a healthy lifestyle to your budget-friendly list? Not only will it help you look and feel better, but it can help keep your money in your pockets too! Here’s how: Drinking Water: An important part of all […]

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EXERCISE AND LIVE LONGER, STUDIES SAY

on March 28th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Exercising is beneficial to us for many reasons. Most know that exercise helps fight against diseases and other health conditions and has also been founded to put is in a better mood, boost energy, and give us a better quality of life. But did you know that exercise can also increase your life expectancy? Research by […]

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SAY I DON’T TO TEMPTATION

on March 14th, 2014 Leave a Comment

During the road to weight loss, temptations can arise on a regular basis. How you deal with one temptation can have an effect on how you deal with the next. Researchers from the University of Houston and Boston College conducted a study that showed people who respond to temptation by saying I don’t are more likely to stay on […]

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HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SHOULD AGGRESSIVELY TREAT UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLES

on February 28th, 2014 Leave a Comment

In a statement made by the American Heart Association (AHA) earlier this month, healthcare providers should treat unhealthy behaviors as aggressively as they treat high blood pressure, cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. Behaviors such as smoking, unhealthy body weight, poor diet quality, and lack of physical activity can all lead to an unhealthy […]

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SPOTLIGHT ON: CALCIUM

on February 21st, 2014 Leave a Comment

Best known as the bone builder, not only does calcium help prevent osteoporosis – a bone-weakening disease that afflicts eight million women in the United States – it is used by every cell and tissue in the body. For example, it helps muscles contract, including those you use consciously (like your biceps) and those you […]

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