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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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Too Much Candy!

Halloween may be over, but for many kids it continues, as they dig into their candy stash on a daily basis. High fructose corn syrup, sugar, artificial colors and flavors, trans fat, and saturated fat. That’s what they’re eating every … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili for Halloween Dinner

Before you send your ninjas and princesses, ghosts and goblins, and butterflies and littlest lions out for some fun trick-or-treating, make sure they fill up on some nutritious and delicious food. A healthy and hearty dinner will give them plenty of energy to … Continue reading

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Is School Making your Child Fat?

Now that most kids around the country have started the new school year, it’s back to the age-old discussion – do you make their lunch or let them buy the lunch from the school’s cafeteria? Schools are supposed to comply … Continue reading

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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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The TV Diet

When you think of things that go together, what comes to mind? Fred and Wilma, Lucy and Ethel, cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly. What about watching TV and snacking? Are we right? When you sit down at night … Continue reading

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Post-Halloween Pig-Out Plan

Halloween is just a few days away now behind us, and that means stocking up on getting rid of candy. Let’s just say you get got a little carried away with the sweet treats. It’s possible, you know. The candy is just sitting … Continue reading

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Happy and Healthy Halloween

Ghosts and goblins can be pretty scary, but so can the large quantities of candy that the kids bring home (or the leftovers you have after the doorbell stops ringing). What’s a health-conscious girl to do? If you’re a mom, … Continue reading

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