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Thanksgiving Survival Guide: Before, During and After

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is this week. Hopefully you’ll be able relax with family and friends and enjoy a delicious meal. However for some people, this day evokes a lot of stress for a variety of reasons  including family tension, stress from traveling, having to shop and prepare the meal or just the thought of OVEREATING. I usually…

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13 Nutrition and Lifestyle Tips for Healthy Aging

You can’t turn back the clock when it comes to your age. But why is it that some people age in a healthy manner and others don’t fare as well? Is there a secret to healthy aging? Will taking supplements, eating organic, following a vegan diet or drinking wine help? Or maybe you should take Dr. Oz’s…

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Nutrition Tips for National PCOS Awareness Month

Irregular periods? Trouble losing weight? Weight gain for no apparent reason – especially in the abdominal area? Hair growth on your face and/or body (where hair shouldn’t be growing)? Acne? Experiencing hair loss? If you are experiencing some of these symptoms, you may have a common hormone abnormality called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). It affects…

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Tips to Maintain Digestive Health While Traveling

I bet many of you will be traveling for the upcoming holiday weekend. The stress of traveling and being out of your usual routine can lead to digestive upset including constipation and diarrhea. Not exactly what you want at your Memorial Day party! And being out of your routine can also disrupt the natural balance…

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Why is it So Hard to Keep Weight Off?

Losing weight is only half the battle. Keeping it off is where most people fail. How many times have you vowed not to put those pound back on … only to see the scale creeping up? And you’re not eating nearly as much as you used to. Weight regain occurs for numerous reasons but some…

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How NOT to Break Your New Year’s Resolution

As I sit here at midnight writing this blog post, I realize that once again, I’ve broken my New Year’s Resolution. If you didn’t already guess, my resolution was to go to bed earlier and get more sleep. I did it for a few days but am back to my old habits. I bet many…

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Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s time for my annual healthy holiday gift ideas! If you’re like me, you leave shopping until the last minute. I’m always struggling for ideas on what to buy people. So I’ve done a little investigating …  I hope my ideas can make your shopping a little easier. Activity tracker. If you are having trouble…

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How to Stop Outeating Your Workouts

You spend hours at the gym but can’t seem to drop a pound. Or maybe you’re now training for a half marathon and find you actually gained a few pounds. What is going on? Isn’t exercise supposed to help you LOSE weight? Well it can – but chances are that you are “outeating your workout”.…

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How 2 Minutes of Exercise Decreases Risk of Diabetes

What’s your excuse for not exercising? “No time” I bet.  Forget that excuse! Two recent studies show that exercising as little as 2 minutes a week can significantly improve your health, especially your risk of developing diabetes.  This is great news for people who are at risk for diabetes or who have insulin resistance (prediabetes).…

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How an Activity Tracker Can Help You Lose Weight

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For those of you who go to the gym 4 times a week, you probably think you’re ahead of the game – right? So you may find it puzzling why you can’t drop those last 5 pounds. But what about the other  12+ hours you spend sitting on your butt? Not to mention the 6-8…

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