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Practical Tips For Reducing The Sugar In Your Diet!

Our modern, hectic and stressful lives make it very difficult to eat a balanced diet. You know that too much sugar is not good for you but you don’t know how to banish it from your life.  Sugar is added to just about all processed foods and you rely on them too much to feed […]

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How To Cut Fat In Recipes

Everyone has a few recipes that they love but never make because of the fat content.  You can reduce fat by using less butter or oil than what the recipes calls for.  It is possible to make some common sense reductions or substitutions to salvage your favorite recipes so you can enjoy them without the […]

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Ten Easy Ways To Cut Calories

If you are thinking of cutting back on calories to lose a little weight or to get in fighting shape for your next 5K run then we have some simple tips for you. It doesn’t take much effort to eat healthier if you make some gradual and simple changes like these. Start by using smaller […]

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Hydration is Important Year-Round

The importance of adequate hydration is really emphasized during the summer months because of the noticeable, increased sweating we experience.  But what about the winter months?  It would seem that because we don’t seem to sweat as much in the colder weather, our fluid requirements would be less, right?  Well, it turns out that our […]

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What are the Symptoms of Pre-diabetes?

The short answer is that you may have a some symptoms or absolutely none at all! When I speak with people who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes they often describe symptoms that are vague and don’t point specifically to anything in particular. So often the person with pre-diabetes goes to their doctor for a routine […]

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Thinking About Another Diet? Think Again

For those of you have made multiple attempts at weight loss, following the latest diet craze is hard to resist .  After all, even though other diets have failed, you may think the latest new diet might finally be “the one that works.” Over the years I have met so people looking for the elusive […]

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Tricks for Dealing with Halloween Treats

Unofficially, I regard Halloween as the start of the holiday eating season.  Many of clients tell me this is when their struggle with holiday food starts, and it remains a struggle right on through the end of the year. If you are the type of person who eats candy because “it’s there”  resist the urge […]

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Success With Starting Exercise

Most people know that exercise is essential for good health.  The trouble is, even though modest exercise is not very difficult for most, it can be hard to get started.  To have success with exercise, you need to make changes in your routine and lifestyle.  Here are a few tips that may help you get […]

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When It Comes to Weight, Little Things Can Really Add Up

Most people who are overweight or obese will tell you that they didn’t reach their current, undesirable weight overnight.  Weight gain during adulthood is usually a gradual process that happens slowly and over a period of years.  It’s not unusual to see someone gain 10 pounds over the course of 10 years, and while a […]

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Not Losing Weight? Get More Sleep!

We all know that Americans are getting bigger and the obesity rate has climbed to 30% for adults.  Getting a healthy diet and more exercise are, of course, the first changes most people make to start losing weight.  But did you know that getting an adequate amount of sleep is now regarded as equally essential […]

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