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Build A Better Salad

April 15, 2013

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We all know that salads are some of the best nutritional choices that you can make, whether you are out on the town or just eating in at home. But there are some devious traps when it comes to salads, a combination of ingredients that can make your pile of healthy greens have more calories […]

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Are Elimination Diets Safe?

April 2, 2013

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Though the foods and food groups that are eliminated change from time to time, elimination diets have been around for years. Most companies and best sellers will tell you that weight loss is within your reach if only you cut “this one simple thing” out of your diet. While that may very well be the […]

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Eat Local, Eat Well

March 24, 2013

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Eating organic foods is one of the best ways to make sure that you are getting a healthy and enriching diet. These foods are home grown and treated with the best care, never exposed to pesticides or harsh chemicals. They are simply grown the way Mother Nature intended. Organic foods are an important part of […]

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Is There Really Such a Thing as Natural Weight Loss?

February 28, 2013

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It seems like every week there is some new diet, some chemical way to induce weight loss that involves pills and other medical methods. But these are not the only ways out there to slip off those pounds and keep them away. We’ve all heard the term ‘natural weight loss’ but with so many buzz […]

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Probiotics

February 16, 2013

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What Are Probiotics? Probiotics. It’s a term you have probably been hearing more and more in health food commercials and on the sides of packages in the grocery store. But you may not know exactly what it means, or what probiotics can do for your body. What are Probiotics? Probiotics are actually bacteria. But as […]

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Corn Syrup

February 14, 2013

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The Sticky Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup High fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, is often advertised as a healthy food additive and sweetener. Many companies make the claim that HFCS is a natural sugar derived from corn and is perfectly safe to consume. HFCS is also used as a food preservative and is considered […]

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Is it Time to Purge Your Pantry?

January 22, 2013

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We all have those snack and junk food vices that are hard to give up, even when you are working hard to change your eating habits. But a true hallmark of changing your life and losing weight is by getting rid of all the highly processed, sugary and fatty items that you used to eat. […]

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The Healthiest Fats

January 15, 2013

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When it comes to the dietary world, there is this idea that all fats are bad. But this is not the case. Your body gains energy and fuel primarily from fats. It is just up to you to make sure that you are eating the right kind of healthy fats to keep your body moving […]

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Joy Bauer Diet Overview

December 12, 2012

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The Joy Bauer Diet is a diet that works in four steps. By changing not only the way that you eat but also the way that you think about food, the Joy Bauer diet says that you can lose weight and keep it off, all the while still eating things that you enjoy. Joy Bauer […]

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Slim Down with Dairy

August 25, 2012

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Dairy products often get a bad rap when it comes to losing weight.  Dieters usually shy away from the grocery store’s dairy aisle because milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy foods can contain lots of calories and high levels of saturated fat.  However, studies have shown that dairy can help you lose weight, especially the […]

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