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Weight Loss Myth#1

Starting today, we will be posting articles bi-monthly that expose some very common weight loss myths. As you know, there are plenty of them out there, so it will take us 2-3 months to bust as many of them as … Continue reading

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Dining Out

Dining out is a part of our daily lifestyle.  Americans eat out nearly one out of every four meals and snacks. This can create a challenge for those people that are managing their weight.  Unlike eating at home, the ability … Continue reading

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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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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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Supplements – The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

More than half of all U.S. adults are popping pills – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and herbs – in the hopes that it will cure what ails them. But will these supplements actually help them lose weight, reduce blood pressure, lower … 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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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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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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Are you Addicted?

Do you know someone who is constantly checking her phone? What about the person who posts absolutely everything she does on Facebook? Or do you know someone who turns on the TV the second she walks into the house? Do you … Continue reading

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New Year, New Look, New You

We here at U Rock Girl believe that the start of a new year carries with it such symbolism – a new year means it’s time for a new look and time to see what changes you want to make … Continue reading

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