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The Down and Dirty on Portion Control

downsizing portions can lead to sizing down on your waistline Over the years our food habits have changed so drastically it's hard to understand what constitutes a traditional healthy diet and what doesn't. Adding to the confusion is the overabundance of food choices, countless sources of nutritional and weight loss information competing for our attention…
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The Grapefruit Should Be Called Greatfruit

several benefits of eating grapefruit This time of year I am always trying to feed my body copious amount of vitamin C. Most because I am trying to avoid getting sick. While friends and family commonly come down with bad colds, I come away fairly unscathed. I attribute this to my friend the grapefruit.This year…
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Getting Skinny on Six Meals a Day

more on eating less more often We're so used to hearing people talk about eating less food that it's become weight-loss doctrine. But as you remember from the physiology of metabolism, you have to eat more often to change your body composition. The new philosophy I want you to keep in mind is "energy balance."…
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The Truth about Gluten

separating the wheat from the chaff If you are already avoiding gluten then you have something in common with NFL quarterback Drew Brees and Cyclist Tom Danielson, a record-breaking member of the Garmin-Transitions team. Both have been gluten free for the past two years. Going gluten free has become big business. Sales of gluten-free products…
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Alec Baldwin’s War on Weight Gain

turning around impending diabetes How many of you read about Alec Baldwin? Well, if you didn't here's the skinny. He went to the doctor for a check up and the prognosis was he was heading down the path of Type II Diabetes. Flash forward four months. Have you seen him lately? He dropped over 30…
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Declaring War on Weight Gain

five easy steps to win the battle of the bulge [caption id="attachment_1819" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="The War On Weight Gain"][/caption] It's a war out there and the battle is the battle of the bulge. The one around your waist and butt. We are here to help you in your battle to be better. Therefore we are…
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Look and Feel Better

5 ways to slim down January is almost half over and have you made some headway on your resolution to get in better shape, by decreasing fat and increasing muscle? Weight loss is often a common thing at the start of a new year, it is a clean slate to leave old patterns behind and…
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Breaking The Habits That Make You Fat

little decisions that can take you from fat to fit According to recent research, the average person makes 200 decisions every day that will influence his or her weight. And most of these decisions aren't monumental choices, most, in fact, are small choices, habits if you will, that over time can take us to two…
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Festivities + Fun = Health + Happiness

three important ingredients in the formula of a quality life It is the time of year when we are gathering with friends and family for different festivities intended to be full of fun, however they sometimes lead us to stress simultaneously. Stress is different for each person, but for everyone it can wreak havoc on…
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