Your Low-Fat Baking Substitutes

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Wish you could trim some of the calories and fat from your favorite sweets? Make these substitutions when you bake. No one will know the difference — except maybe your waistline! Remember, taking in too many calories will result in weight gain. And, being overweight or obese puts you at a higher risk for cancer […]

Food Fight or Exercise Attack

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Everyone of us has the right to enjoy the over-load of delicious holiday treats that are nearly impossible to avoid this time of year. So, don’t fight the fun and yummy indulgences for the next six weeks – that’s entirely exhausting and worthless. A mindful and sensible approach to eating, right along side a consistent […]

10 Days To Change Your Ways

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“Don’t compare yourself with someone else’s version of happy or thin. Accepting yourself burns the most calories.” Too often the focus with exercise is about beating one’s self up while burning off yesterdays delicious indulgence. When, simply allowing a yummy splurge for the pure joy of it and acknowledging exercise for all it’s important health […]

Can Eating a High Protein Diet Make You Fat?

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Great article here folks! Are you worried you’ll be wearing an extra layer of fat this fall/winter? STOP! Read this perfectly explained article about maintaining healthy weight and lean body mass. Simply by eating a little breakfast and keeping your clean protein intake in check, you can set your worries aside.   There’s just no […]

New Negative Health Consequences of Diet Soda

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Americans drink lots of diet soda and Americans are facing an unprecedented obesity epidemic. This has caused all sorts of medical experts and even Oprah to investigate whether diet soft drinks can make you gain weight. It seems paradoxical that a product with no calories could result in gaining weight. In fact, most of us […]

Why Booze And Exercise Don’t Mix

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This is A GREAT article for all you weekend workout warriors who love to booze it up! Be sure to read this important article about dehydration/hydration when you finish this one. Remember, moderation is key! Have a great weekend ~ Allison Come Friday, the vast majority of America wants to booze it.  There’s nothing like […]

Holiday Weight Gain? Surviving Without Sugar or Stress

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Ahh the holidays are a wonderful period of celebration, family and gratitude. Unfortunately there’s something about cold, wet, dark days and long nights that scream out for comfort filled meals and the inevitable overeating. Let’s face it, there’s extra calories lurking around every corner—frosted cookies at the office, eggnog at your neighbor’s, jelly doughnuts for […]

How to Survive The Holiday Eating Season (It’s Not Too Late!)

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Lots of folks don’t think about what they eat over the holiday season until January, when they stare sadly at the number on the scale and then trudge off to hit the gym, join Weight Watchers or pick up the latest fad diet book. It doesn’t have to be that way. Health experts say you […]

Staying Fit – Insidious Sugar

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In the 1990s, many dietary experts advised us to consume foods low in fat. Many products were marketed to take advantage of this eating trend. What happened, unfortunately, was an increase in overweight individuals, including a rise in the incidence of diabetes. Close scrutiny of these low-fat foods showed that they contained more sugar and certainly not any fewer calories. Thus, one bad food substance was […]

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain

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Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato chips and other foods could backfire and contribute to weight gain and obesity, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. The study, by researchers at Purdue University, challenges the conventional wisdom that foods made with fat substitutes help with weight loss. “Our research showed that […]