Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

44 Healthy Low Carb Snacks

If you’re on a low carb diet, you probably cringe when you hear the word snack. Most snacks are loaded with carbs – not exactly ideal if you have diabetes, prediabetes, PCOS or are just trying to follow a low carb diet. And  low carb snacks like nuts or cheese get pretty tiresome after a while…

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Will Eating Chocolate Help You Lose Weight?

Have my dreams come true? According to a new study, we can eat chocolate every day and lose weight. I am a chocoholic so this news is very appealing! So now I all have to do is to dispense chocolate to my clients looking to lose weight instead of meal plans? But, before you start…

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Top 10 Heart Healthy Snacks

Snacks get a bad rap for being “junk” food. And most processed snacks fit the bill! But some snacks can actually lower your blood pressure and cholesterol and decrease your risk of heart disease.  I’d like to share some of my favorite heart smart snacks. Check out my article that appeared on the Gnu Bar…

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Do You Get Hungry after Drinking?

It happened again last night … my “post cocktail munchie syndrome”. I met a friend for dinner and of course, a few drinks (two to be exact). We ate a lot of sushi and sashimi and I was full. But somehow after walking 10 blocks home, I found myself starving (or so I thought) 30…

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Valentine’s Day Food to Get You in the Mood

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you may be wondering if there are any foods to get in you “in the mood”.  We often hear that certain foods, such as oysters and chocolate, have aphrodiasiac qualities. The question is – do these foods actually get you in the mood? Read on to find out these answers and check out my…

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Avoiding Tempting Treats in the Office

How many of you are faced with tempting treats in your office? Chocolates on your co-workers desk, goodies in the vending machine, a never ending supply of cookies and brownies left over from meetings, the fresh donuts that your client brings in. The apple you brought in for your afternoon snack no longer looks so appealing!…

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Can You Resist a Complimentary Decadent Dessert?

You made a healthy dinner choice in one of your favorite restaurants and are feeling rather proud that you bypassed the bread, got  salad dressing on the side and ordered grilled fish and veggies (instead of that steak you really wanted).  Suddenly the waiter appears with the most decadent dessert you have ever seen saying  “compliments of the chef”.…

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City Guys: Is Your Girlfriend Gaining Weight?

Ok guys, this post is for you! When you met your girlfriend late last summer, she was totally hot. Worked out 5 days a week and it showed. Tight jeans revealed her “assets”.   But now things seem to be changing. You noticed a sprouting muffin top spilling over her jeans and yikes… that little fat…

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Plan Ahead to Deal with “Eating & Drinking” Friends

So I got the call from a friend (we’ll call her A.) to go out this evening for drinks. A warning bell went off in my head. A. is a NYC event planner and is one of my funnest “eating and drinking” friends. I have blogged about our nights out together in the past. And at my suggestion,…

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Calories in Valentine’s Day Chocolate

City girls: Your Valentine has given you a box of chocolates and you eagerly tear off the wrapper. After all, it’s Valentine’s Day … you can splurge. Sure you could, but they you’ll end up paying for it later spending hours on the stairmaster to burn off the 700 calories you just ate.   Just because it’s…

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