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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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Holiday Naughty and Nice

The holidays are upon us again. Where did the year go? Did you know that the average person puts on about seven pounds between Halloween (candy, anyone?) and New Year’s Day? Parties, holiday meals, football games, happy hours, neighborhood gatherings. … 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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Glorious Gazpacho Soup!

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to pay a visit to your local farmers market. Stalls are brimming with seasonal, local, and organic vegetables (think eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, kale), and fruit (peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, berries, citrus). … 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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