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12 Days of Fitness: Day 5 – How Natural is “Natural Flavoring”?

December 14, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness: Day 5 – How Natural is “Natural Flavoring”?

(This is part 5 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season)  We’ve all heard of products being labeled “artificially flavored” or “naturally flavored,” but ever wonder what exactly “natural flavor” means? Is it really natural? What is the difference? Well, the definition of […]

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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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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 4 – Never Diet Again!

December 14, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 4 – Never Diet Again!

(This is Part 4 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) An impending New Year always conjures up thoughts of making better and healthier choices, particularly exercising and losing weight. According to a Boston Medical Center study, 45 million Americans go on a diet each […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 1 – Why Not Eating Enough Won’t Help You Lose Weight

December 11, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 1 – Why Not Eating Enough Won’t Help You Lose Weight

(This is Part 1 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) We all know that calories matter a lot when it comes to weight loss. As long as you eat fewer calories than you burn, you should lose weight. The logic is sound […]

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Thanksgiving Day Survival Guide

November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Thanksgiving Day Survival Guide

Thanksgiving has become one of, if not, my favorite holidays of the year – so much to be thankful for and blessed to have family to share it with. Most of all, the food! I’m all about the food! The smells, the abundance, the limitless second and third helpings – I can’t wait. As a […]

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How the Food Industry Has Destroyed Your Nutritional Knowledge

June 27, 2016 0 Comments
How the Food Industry Has Destroyed Your Nutritional Knowledge

Let’s just cut right to the chase. Food is big business. We need it to survive and it brings most a lot of pleasure. At the same time, it’s a commodity that some of the world has tremendous access too and others, not so much. Truth be told, whether you live in the highly industrialized […]

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