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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 12 – To Your Dieting Success

December 21, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 12 – To Your Dieting Success

(This is part 12 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) A majority of American adults say they’ve tried dieting to lose weight at some point in their lives, and at any given time, about one-third of the adult population say they’re currently […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 11 – Organic Foods 101

December 20, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 11 – Organic Foods 101

(This is part 11 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) 20 years ago most organic food was produced by small farms and was only available at farmers’ markets and health food stores. Since the early 1990s organic food production has increased at […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 9 – The Food Pyramid: The Demise of the American Diet

December 18, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 9 – The Food Pyramid: The Demise of the American Diet

(This is part 9 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) We have all seen it hundreds of times. We are familiar with its confusing, rigid rules and strict serving size recommendations. It was plastered everywhere: on cereal boxes, billboards, television, textbooks and […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 8 – 7 Common Myths About Fat Loss

December 17, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 8 – 7 Common Myths About Fat Loss

(This is part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) As it is with many subjects, fat loss is awash with mythology. What’s unfortunate is that most people blindly follow the latest and greatest “fad” or are clinging to outdated information that […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 6 – Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels

December 15, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 6 – Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels

(This is part 6 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) About half of shoppers report reading nutrition labels “most of the time” or “always”. However, reading labels and understanding them are two different things. Even professional such as myself with extensive knowledge […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 2 – The Dangers of Dieting

December 11, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 2 – The Dangers of Dieting

(This is part 2 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) You know what? I don’t like diets. They are highly ineffective for long-term weight loss, yet one in four people start a new diet every year. Of these people, only 20% of […]

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The Bread is NOT Why You Can’t Lose Weight

November 12, 2017 0 Comments
The Bread is NOT Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Wouldn’t it be easier to place blame on something that’s so available on your weight loss woes? That’s exactly what happened in the late 90’s by Dr. Atkins, Dr. Sears, et al. in their quest to combat the rising obesity epidemic. They scared people into believing that bread, more specifically carbs, were the enemy to […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 8 – The 10 Biggest Lies of the Weight Loss Industry

December 18, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 8 – The 10 Biggest Lies of the Weight Loss Industry

(This is Part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) The weight loss industry is big business, grossing nearly $60 billion per year (and still growing). It grows nearly parallel to the increasing obesity levels worldwide. I don’t know about you, but […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 7 – The Most Addictive (And Least Addictive) Foods

December 17, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 7 – The Most Addictive (And Least Addictive) Foods

(This is Part 7 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) The holiday season more than any other time of year is full of tempting treats. From holiday parties to family gatherings, the amount and variety seems almost endless. For some, it’s a […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 6 – Understanding Your Metabolism

December 16, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 6 – Understanding Your Metabolism

(This is Part 6 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) Metabolism. It’s a word we’ve all heard and especially in terms of talking about weight control. We usually use it as an excuse for why we can eat whatever we want when we […]

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