Tag Archives: weight loss

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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Are You Ready to Stick To Your Weight Loss New Year’s Resolution?

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve resolved this year to lose those extra 10, 20, or 30 lbs. Congratulations! You deserve a big pat on the back for making your health a priority. The hard part of course is sticking to your weight loss goals. That’s because successful weight loss requires lifestyle change, energy, focus, […]

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Should You Take Your Coffee Green or Black?

With 18,000 stores in 60 different countries, it’s no surprise that Starbucks has become a household name for a “cup of Joe” and that American’s consumption of caffeine is at an all time high.  Back in the 1950’s a standard cup of coffee was 5 oz and had about 70 to 100 mg of caffeine. […]

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Eat Early for Better Weight Control

New research suggests that in addition to balancing calorie intake with calories burned to maintain a healthy weight, the timing of your meals may matter. In a large scale prospective study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in collaboration with the University of Murcia and Tufts University, 420 overweight study participants who followed […]

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Celebrate American Heart Month!

Your heart – it beats on average 100,000 times a day and pumps the equivalent of 2000 gallons of blood each day. Imagine what a workhorse our hearts must be! So vital to our life and yet not well taken care of by most of us. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of […]

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Stay Warm and Nourished this Winter

Bring out the hat, gloves, and scarves! It’s winter time and it’s cold!! In fact, here in California were experiencing a major “cold spell”. Frozen pipes and citrus trees are a problem for us, but don’t let the winter cold keep you from eating well. In fact, this is the perfect time of year to […]

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SMART Resolutions for 2013

Here we go again. Just a few more days before the beginning of a new year which also means you only have a few more days to make your New Year’s Resolutions. What’s it going to be this year? If you’re like most adults, losing weight, eating healthier and getting more exercise will make your […]

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