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The Good and The Bad of Alcohol

To drink or not to drink? – that is the question. With holiday parties in full swing, many find it extra festive to enjoy some eggnog, champagne, or fun “holiday” drink. While alcohol consumed in moderation can have some health … Continue reading

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Surviving the Holidays 101

It’s December, and you know what that means. Aah, the holidays. Or do you find yourself in a holi-daze? Between the shopping and gift wrapping, baking and decorating, and endless holiday parties, you may find yourself a little more of … Continue reading

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Splurges – Helpful or Harmful?

Monday through Friday, you do great with your eating. But when the weekend comes around, you let loose. Cookies – sure, I’ll have another. Apple martini – I thought you’d never ask! Pizza – why stop at one slice? Does … 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 four to seven pounds between Halloween (candy, anyone?) and New Year’s Day? Parties, holiday meals, football games, happy hours, … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating: Are You Aware?

Ask yourself the following – Are you a mindful eater? Do you stop when it’s meal time and put away the phone, shut off the TV, and close out the email? Are you sitting at a table (versus driving in the … 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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The Sleep-Weight Connection

If you are having trouble sleeping, you aren’t alone – about one-third of the adult population worldwide experiences insomnia at least occasionally. And for most of us, the quality of our sleep will decrease at some point in our lives. … 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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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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Baked Jelly-Filled Doughnuts

Sundown tomorrow marks the beginning of Hanukkah for Jews worldwide. This holiday celebrates the miracle of oil – how one little cruet of sacred oil, enough to light the candles for one night, miraculously lasted for eight nights. As a … Continue reading

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