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Why Women Want Chocolate!

It’s 3pm. You’re trying to get work done, but all you can think about is chocolate. At first you try to ignore it, but that only seems to make things worse. After waiting for what seems like an eternity, you inhale a candy bar in three seconds flat and then feel guilty for the rest […]

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5 Tips for Losing Weight in 2015!

New Year’s Resolutions are easier said than done, especially when it comes to weight loss. Life can simply get in the way of attaining your goals to get healthy and fit (despite the best of intentions)! No fear, there are plenty of ways to avoid the common pitfalls that tend to get in your way. […]

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Get Smart with Back to School Nutrition

Did you know American children obtain 50% of their calories from added fat and sugar? Fewer than 15% of school children eat the recommended servings of fruit, less than 20% eat the recommended servings of vegetables and soda consumption has almost doubled in the last 20 years? These poor nutritional habits combined with a decreased […]

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Making Smart Dietary Supplement Choices

Should you take a multivitamin? What about fish oil or vitamin D?  Well – if you’re confused, you’re not alone. Conflicting news stories about their benefits vs. harm, combined with the MILLIONS of dietary supplement choices available in the market place, it’s no wonder making sense  out of supplements can be an exercise in frustration. […]

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Don’t Let Eating Out Ruin Your “Waist” Control!

More than ever, people are eating their meals away from home. Back in the 70s about 16% of meals were eaten out, while today that number is almost 50%—and growing. The problem is that frequent visits to your favorite restaurants can present big challenges to your “waist” control efforts. The good news is you can […]

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Get an Edge with Natural Ergogenic Aids

Competitive athletes know the difference between first and last place can be just a matter of seconds, so looking for dietary supplements that help you get an edge over your competition sounds like a great idea. But do they really work? Although supplements are never a replacement for good training and a nutritious diet, here’s  […]

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To Juice or Not To Juice? That is the Question.

Touted for its powerful detoxification powers, juicing has gained popularity as a way to prepare fruits and vegetables. In fact, most adults don’t consume the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables so juicing sounds like a good way to get your 5 to 9 servings. But is it? Perhaps not! The truth of the […]

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Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

The foods we choose to eat are influenced by many different factors: our personal preferences; values; family traditions; and our health to name just a few. But what when it comes to choosing what to eat, taste often trumps our health.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. Good for you food and taste […]

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Get the Skinny on Heart Healthy Fats!

There are so many different messages about fat these days—the good, the bad and the ugly—that it’s no surprise that you might be a little confused. Although much maligned, fat actually has a useful purpose in the body. It’s a source of energy, provides the building blocks for cell membranes and helps keep key systems […]

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5 Reasons Why Losing Weight Is Good for Your Heart

Do you know your BMI? If you are among the more than 70 million Americans whose BMI is greater than 30, you are at a significantly increased risk for developing heart disease. In fact, being overweight may be a bigger factor in the development of heart disease than smoking or family history. Why? Well, imagine […]

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