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What is in a pound?

Many people wonder why they don’t lose weight. The biggest reason is a lack of calorie deficit in there day. It’s simple math, calories in must equal exercise calories out to maintain, lose or gain. Here’s a what if …a pound of weight loss equals the need for a deficit of 3,500 calories. Doing this [...]

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” Now, I know what some of you may already be thinking – as you think of all your favorites, that eating right doesn’t include the “good stuff.” But eating right really [...]

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Heart Health

Fall in Love with Heart-Healthy Food

Although February is all about love, when it comes to food, many of us find ourselves in a love-hate relationship. Don’t get us wrong, we love food!  But things quickly change when we try to commit to healthier eating… or (gasp) a diet! We feel robbed of our favorite comfort foods, and that green leafy [...]

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Drinking soda

Do you have a cola drinking problem???

Do you drink cola beverages?  I just recently read an abstract from a United States government bulletin.  “The popular cola drink is a strange mixture of phosphoric acid, sugar, coloring and flavoring matter.  The amount of phosphoric acid is 55%, giving cola drinks an acidity of pH 2.6, or about the same as vinegar.  Why [...]

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Health Savings

Supersized Waistlines of Americans… and 10 tips to shrink yours

Are you like the 60% of American’s who eat a fast food lunch at least once a week; or the 25% who eat out 5 or MORE times because of a hectic life? Although a meal eaten on the run fits easily into a busy schedule; it is not an invitation to eat unhealthy or [...]

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Yoga

Here’s how to get started on a positive body image breakthrough

Sometimes we use “thinness” and diets as a metaphor for what we really want in life. We think, “When I lose weight, I’ll finally be happy.” Being thin won’t make you happy. Being healthy and well will improve your sense of satisfaction with your life. You’ll have more energy; you’ll sleep better; your moods might [...]

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Holiday Workout

Tips to get through the holidays …and stay on track with your health and fitness goals

Plan Ahead!  Eat a good meal before you go to a party so that you can pass up high calorie snacks. Nobody will notice that you don’t have a plate that you refill 10 times. The holidays are about spending time with people, right?  SO do it!  Less focus on food, more on the ones [...]

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Don’t forget the Marshmallows!

The holidays bring so much pressure every year. People are expected to be at every family function and holiday party they get invited to. On top of that, you are expected to buy a gift for everyone who gives you one. Plus don’t forget to do all of that with a smile and cheery disposition [...]

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Merry Christmas!

Tips for a Healthy Holiday

The Holiday Season is just around the corner, and with it comes all of our fattening favorites and delicious treats that leave us stuffed with guilt and holiday remorse. Unfortunately that is not all that is left behind.  The US Department of Agriculture estimates that most Americans are left weighing at least 1 pound heavier [...]

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Do You Have Trouble Swallowing Pills?

A recent national survey showed that 40 percent of adults report having trouble swallowing pills. Many admitted that they delayed or skipped taking necessary medications because of their difficulty. It also noted that more than 75 percent of those adults having difficulty hadn’t informed their doctor. Pill swallowing difficulty is usually caused by anatomical dysfunction [...]

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