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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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Black Bean Tostada Burgers

We love veggie burgers! We’ve tried most of them out there. Some are really good, some – not so much. What we look for in a veggie burger is flavor and texture. It has to really sing with spices and … 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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Simple Summer Garden Salad

When it’s hot outside, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen. One of our favorite no-fuss, no-cook, simple recipes is for a delicious, nutritious, and refreshing salad that uses only 4 ingredients. It couldn’t … Continue reading

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Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … 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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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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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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