Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Top 7 Tips for Healthy Eating on the Run

“I am too busy to eat right”. Sound familar? I hear this all the time from my clients. Trying to fit in work, family, exercise, dating, spending time with friends, etc., can be a daunting task. When we eat on the run, we end up consuming too many processed foods, too much fat and sodium and not…

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Calories in Movie Theater Popcorn

When you think of a movie, what comes to mind? Popcorn I bet!  If you are like me, you’ve been spending quite a few nights lately in movie theaters. Seeing a movie is an enjoyable way to spend a few hours. But it won’t be so enjoyable when you can’t squeeze into your jeans if you give…

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Exercise Suppresses Appetite hormones

Does exercise make you hungrier or does it decrease your appetite? In my experience, exercise affects people differently. Some people say it increases hunger, while other people say it supresses the appetite. Now a new study sheds some light on how exercise affects our “appetite” hormones. New Research: Exercise Suppresses Appetite by Affecting Hormones A…

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New Years Resolution: Lose Weight and Keep it Off!

How many times have you started a diet only to go off it and regain any weight you lost (or more!) Why is it so difficult to lose weight and keep it off? We know what we need to do in order to lose weight – eat less and exercise more. But it’s very difficult…

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New Years Day: Tips to Deal with the Dreaded Hangover

With New Year’s eve just hours away, I bet many of you may be waking up tomorrow with … the dreaded hangover.  The kind where your head is pounding, you can barely open your eyes, your mouth feels like cotton balls, the nausea is overwhelming and junk food is calling your name. Been there, done that, swore…

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Do You “Inhale” Your Food?

I was on the computer today working at the hospital and heard loud gulping/chomping noises. A nurse was in the corner of the computer room literally inhaling her lunch (a salad). I have never seen someone eat so fast. She obviously very pressed for time and was able to finish an entire salad in about 2…

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Calories and Your Metabolism Slows?

We’ve all heard that you can slow your metabolism by eating too few calories. But at what point does this “slow down” in your metabolism happen? I recently got asked an excellent question from a CGB reader regarding this subject. Question from Dax: Hey, I really like your website . . . and I’m a…

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Four Foods Nutritionists Can’t Live Without

Most of us have our favorite foods we can’t live without. As a nutritionist, I get a lot of people asking me what I eat. While I enjoy eating a lot of different foods (most healthy, some not so healthy), there are a few foods that I always have to have in my apartment. I…

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Eat to Maximize Muscle Development

You spend hours in the gym pumping iron and eat a healthy diet… yet you aren’t getting the results you want. Building muscle mass involves a lot more than downing a protein shake or loading up on protein at meals. Assuming you are on track with your workout regimen, your lack of progress likely has something to do with your diet.…

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Undo Your Overindulgences with “Recovery Dinners”

How many times have your overindulgences caused the scale to jump up by several pounds? Perhaps the cause was your Thursday night “drinks with the girls” which turned into midnight munchies. Or the weekend with your family which ended up in a food fest. Perhaps you had 3 business dinners out this week. Whatever the cause,…

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