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8 Secrets to Portion Control

You’ve heard it before – one of the easiest things you can do to overhaul your diet, without giving up everything you love, is to scale back on the portions. Kind of like having your cake and eating it too, … Continue reading

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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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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month

Did you know that every 60 seconds a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, or friend dies from a stroke, heart attack, or other form of heart disease? Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So, what can you … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Prevention Diet

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s never to late to make changes to your diet to reduce your risk of cancer. We know that what you eat can impact not only your risk of cancer, but help you … Continue reading

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Salad Days of Summer

When it’s hot outside, you want to feed your body cool, crisp foods like salad. But the typical green salad can be sooooo boring and actually not very nutritious. Think about the basic ingredients – lettuce, tomato, cucumber, croutons, dressing, and shredded cheese … Continue reading

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[Recipe] Swiss Muesli

We have a favorite breakfast that’s perfect for the warm-weather months (but really, it’s enjoyable in any season). Drum roll please… Muesli!  It is a ready-to-eat cereal that consists of a base of rolled oats and some combination of spices, … Continue reading

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13 Healthy Resolutions for 2013

Happy and Healthy new year to you! Have you made any new year’s resolutions? If so, have you been able to keep them after one week? Most of you know how we feel about making resolutions because they just don’t … 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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