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15 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Ahhh, the holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving has already come and gone, and Christmas is right around the corner! As with many, our family enjoys the food that we are sure to feast on during these times. Turkey, ham, dressing, casseroles, dessert…oh, and the list goes on. I would like to tell you that…… Continue reading 15 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

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20 Fat Burning Foods

I don’t know about you guys, but the thought that some foods can help me burn fat, sounds quite exciting. So, how does it happen? Well, as you all know, some foods have higher protein content, better nutritious value, or require an increased amount of energy to process. While no one food is going to instantly…… Continue reading 20 Fat Burning Foods

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Portion Control

One of the biggest changes – and also possibly the hardest – I have made in my journey to living healthier was controlling my food portions. I mean, if a little bit is good, then a lot is great. Right?! While calorie counting can be very beneficial, knowing your portions may prove increasingly helpful for…… Continue reading Portion Control

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Water for Weight Loss

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”-Loren Eiseley  Water is all around us. It is so necessary for our health, for our livelihood (heck, it makes up 60% of our body weight). Yet, we underrate it so dearly. We tend to neglect nourishing our body with this nutrient, although we…… Continue reading Water for Weight Loss

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5 Small Changes To Make Today

I think, when people begin their weight loss journey, they easily become overwhelmed with the changes that undoubtedly must be made to meet their goals. I did. I allowed myself to feel as though I had to scarf down an elephant in one bite instead of taking it a step at a time. It becomes…… Continue reading 5 Small Changes To Make Today

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What’s a “Super” Food?

I’m pretty sure my first reaction to initially hearing the word superfood was something along the lines of: “Um, excuse me, my expanding waist size is here to tell you that all food is super.” I had never heard of such a thing before in my life. Now, you see the term everywhere. I figured maybe we…… Continue reading What’s a “Super” Food?

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12 Choices For Healthy Snacking

I mentioned before how I am a big fan of snacking. Unfortunately, the desire of randomly satiating different craving during the day also contributed to weight gain.  Now, snacking in itself is not a bad thing. We know it is more beneficial for your body to eat 5-6 balanced, small meals during the day. I…… Continue reading 12 Choices For Healthy Snacking