Category: Nutrition



Weight Loss Myth #4

MYTH: YOU CAN SPOT REDUCE FAT You’ve seen them in the gym (or maybe you’re guilty of it yourself?), the woman who spends so much time doing countless crunches in hopes of burning off the ab fat. Or the one … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth #3

Weight Loss Myth #3: EATING AT NIGHT CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN We are sure you’ve heard this one before: “No eating after 7 p.m.”  It’s been touted by diet gurus tons of times as a sure-fire way to help you lose … Continue reading

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It’s Pumpkin Time!

Have you seen them? The pumpkins are here! Pumpkin patches are popping up everywhere. Pumpkins, gourds, and winter squashes have made their official arrival into the marketplace. It’s definitely starting to feel a lot like the holiday season is upon … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth #2

EXERCISE IN THE “FAT-BURNING” ZONE When you exercise, your body burns both carbohydrate and fat as fuel. The amount of each fuel burned depends on the intensity of your exercise. If you ever have looked at some of the posters … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Beat the Battle of the Bulge

Check out our 6 tips to beat the battle of the bulge! Toss Out Temptation – Everyone has a list of “trigger foods” – which means an open bag is an empty bag. Before you revamp your eating program, go through your … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth#1

Starting today, we will be posting articles bi-monthly that expose some very common weight loss myths. As you know, there are plenty of them out there, so it will take us 2-3 months to bust as many of them as … Continue reading

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Is School Making your Child Fat?

Now that most kids around the country have started the new school year, it’s back to the age-old discussion – do you make their lunch or let them buy the lunch from the school’s cafeteria? Schools are supposed to comply … Continue reading

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Dining Out

Dining out is a part of our daily lifestyle.  Americans eat out nearly one out of every four meals and snacks. This can create a challenge for those people that are managing their weight.  Unlike eating at home, the ability … Continue reading

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High Protein Diets and Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects 10 million American women, with millions more at high risk. When bones become less dense and more porous, they weaken and are more susceptible to fracturing or breaking. There are no warning signs that … Continue reading

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Smoothie 101

Smoothies. Those fruity, refreshing, icy-cold beverages that just scream, “summer.” But if you buy the ones at the market or from the local smoothie shoppe, you could be taking in far more calories than you bargained for. And on top … Continue reading

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