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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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Inflammation – It’s What’s Making You Sick

What do obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer, and irritable bowl disease have in common? Scientists have linked all of these diseases (yes, obesity is considered a disease) and many more to chronic inflammation. And it’s inflammation that’s making … Continue reading

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Are You in a Food Rut?

Do you find yourself eating the same things, day after day? Is it because you like the predictability of routine or because you just don’t know how or what to cook? If you are struggling with your weight, have low … Continue reading

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Eating Green 2017

Earth Day is this coming Saturday, April 22nd. What are you going to do to mark the occasion? You can “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, you can donate your cast-offs (old coats, glasses, cell phones, sneakers, ink cartridges, cars) to a charity, … Continue reading

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More Protein, Less Refined Starch

You want to lose weight, but are so confused by all of the information out there. Is it really calories in and calories out? Does the type of food you choose make a difference? Well, a newer study hopes to … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

It’s the first day of Spring!  The Vernal Equinox. Twelve hours of sunlight. In sunny Southern California, we’re celebrating it in the pool. Oh yes, it’s warm enough to go swimming. Good-bye winter – so glad you’re gone. Spring represents … Continue reading

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Get Paid to Lose Weight?

Would you eat more spinach if you got paid for it? How about less trips through the drive-thru? What about cash for walking 10,000 steps a day? Is money enough of a motivator to get you to commit to finally … 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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5 Tips to Reverse Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are now over. Phew! With all of the parties, gatherings, and good food, did you put on a few pounds? Are your favorite jeans feeling a little snug? Well, you’re not alone. Eating an extra 500 calories a … Continue reading

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