What Food Can Help Reduce Cellulite?

What Food Can Help Reduce Cellulite?

Cellulite is the bane of many women’s buttocks, hips and thighs, with the lumpy looking skin feeling like curdled cottage cheese to the touch. The truth is that cellulite is not a medical condition. That is small comfort when you … Continue reading

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Don’t Let PMS Ruin Your Diet

Don’t Let PMS Ruin Your Diet

For some women, healthy eating and losing weight are confronted with a major road bump once a month. When PMS (premenstrual syndrome) strikes, it may derail several weeks worth of healthy eating. The mood swings, cramps, fatigue, irritability and depression … Continue reading

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Nuts For Weight Loss?!

Nuts For Weight Loss?!

For years, people trying to lose weight shunned almonds, peanuts, and other seeds and nuts. They were told that these foods were high in fat and were to be avoided. Thankfully, nutrition science has come around and we know better. … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Reduce Your Sugar & Salt Dependency

8 Ways to Reduce Your Sugar & Salt Dependency

People who try to lose weight often revert to their old habits. When asked why, one of the answers always revolves around the complaint that healthy food is not tasty. We’d like to share some good news. It’s not that … Continue reading

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THIS is Why it’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

THIS is Why it’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

We’ll get right to the point. Scientifically, women have a harder time shedding weight compared with men. There are several reasons for this. We’ll start off with the basic resting metabolism. Men have a faster metabolism than women, burning 3-10% … Continue reading

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Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

For decades, we’ve been taught that low-fat dairy is healthier for us. Fat was vilified as the culprit responsible for weight gain and heart disease. But lately, we’re seeing a reversal, and fat is being celebrated. Unfortunately, there is no … Continue reading

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An End to Fat-Phobia in America?

An End to Fat-Phobia in America?

Every 5 years, the USDA publishes its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The famous food pyramid, now turned into MyPlate, are some of the iconic symbols of these guidelines.  The dietary guidelines are the oracle for health professionals, the food industry, … Continue reading

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7 Things to Know About the Fats in Avocado

7 Things to Know About the Fats in Avocado

We’ll put it right out there. Avocados are high in fat. As a result, for years, people watching their weight have avoided this delicious fruit. This is a grave mistake. To understand, read the following: 1. A medium sized Haas … Continue reading

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How Many Carbs in Yogurt?

How Many Carbs in Yogurt?

Several things happen to yogurt when you take the fat out. For one, the calories plummet. However, you may also lose texture, mouthfeel, and most importantly, flavor. There are several ways to address these problems: * Add sugars * Add … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Choosing Better Trail Mix

8 Tips for Choosing Better Trail Mix

The warm days mean that many of us are outside hiking, biking, jogging, kayaking, or just strolling in the park. What happens when you start to feel a bit hungry? Not dinner-time-hungry, and not even snack-time-hungry, rather “just-one-bite” hungry. You … Continue reading

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