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Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Survival Guide

Hey football fans! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the biggest football game of the season is in THREE DAYS! Whether you’re hosting or attending a party, you’ll be surrounded by all sorts of waistline-expanding food. … Continue reading

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Pre-Workout Fuel

Whether you work out first thing in the morning or some time later in the day, what you eat before your workout can have a major impact on your performance. Morning Workout For some people who hit the gym or … Continue reading

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Banish Belly Fat

Belly Fat. Spare Tire. Muffin Top. Call it what you want, but it’s a major health hazard. Fat that’s stored around your midsection raises your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. That’s the bad news. The good news … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

It’s that time again – time to ring out the old year and ring in the new one. Will yours be a quiet evening at home or a party with friends, food, and booze? If the second scenario sounds like … Continue reading

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10 Snacks Under 150 Calories

To snack or not to snack? That is the question. Our grandmother used to always say “No snacking – it will ruin  your appetite!” Sorry, grandma, we beg to differ. People who stick with the 3-meal-a-day pattern usually tend to … Continue reading

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Holiday Feast Survival Guide

The holidays are here and that means food, food, and more food. To keep you from going overboard and feeling stuffed like the turkey, follow our no-fail holiday feast survival guide! Exercise: Start your day off with a vigorous workout … Continue reading

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Navigating the Thanksgiving Buffet

Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday feasting. Between now and the start of the new year, a girl can expect to attend any number of parties. And where there’s a party, there’s bound to be lots of food. To … Continue reading

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Why Am I Gaining Weight?

You eat the same as you always have. Your exercise program hasn’t changed a bit. Yet your favorite jeans are getting tighter. What gives?   Age – As you age, there is a natural slow-down in metabolism due to loss … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

Gone are the days when having a glass of milk meant the kind from the cow. It used to be that variety in milk meant choosing between whole, 2%, or skim. Now, take a walk in front of the dairy case … Continue reading

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