Manage Stress, Lose Weight Here’s How


Did you know that weight loss is about how you handle stress just as much as it is about what you put in your mouth? Managing your stress level is probably the single most important thing that you can do if you want to lose weight and keep it off. What actually happens in the…

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6 Tips for Dining Out Without Overindulging


Eating out has become one of America’s favorite pastimes. We are so fortunate to have access to food in this country just about anytime that we want. The down side is that when you eat out you don’t know what exactly is in your food. Eating out is fun and it can be convenient but…

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Really Easy Salad Creations


Salads can come in all shapes and sizes. Salads are very versatile since you can have them as a first course, entree, or even as a snack. I am always looking for new salad recipes. Now that it is fall roasted vegetables are a great addition to a green salad. A salad is the optimal…

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Follow These 4 Steps Before Starting a Weight Loss Program


With all the weight loss information out there you would think that we are all on the same page with the topic. I see people asking the same questions over and over. I see nutritionists and other experts pretty much giving the same answers over and over. If you want to lose weight then before…

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Really Fast and Yummy Breakfast Smoothie


Do you find it difficult to fit in a healthy breakfast in the morning? Eating a good breakfast sets your blood sugar for the day so you don’t have cravings later. I have a quick and easy breakfast (or snack) recipe for a strawberry smoothie that includes a healthy balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat.…

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8 Easy Tips for Navigating the Supermarket


Recently I read a blog post “The World is F#%king insane” by Nick Crocker. He writes about how recently he went to the supermarket to pick up a couple of items and how contradictory the foods are to our health. Using some simple graphics he showed how 3 out of 100 people got enough exercise…

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6 Tips to Increase Meals and Decrease Kitchen Time


Having time to cook meals is a concern for many people. They want to eat healthier but finding the time to prep all that food can be difficult. Here are a few tips to help you become more of a whiz in the kitchen so ultimately you can prepare the most amount of food in…

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You Can Live Healthier and Have More Free Time


Living a healthy lifestyle should be easy right? With all that we have to think about on a daily basis things like eating nourishing foods, exercising, and having a positive mental attitude should be simple. One of my goals is to figure out ways to make living a healthy lifestyle really simple and basic. Growing…

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Back to School Lunch Ideas


Back to school and time to start making those school lunches again. I got a break for the most part from making lunches but school is here and my kids have to eat so it begins again. I try to stick to a routine when making school lunches each week. There is a Monday lunch,…

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Weight Loss Difficulties? Could Be a Food Intolerance


Are you experiencing uncomfortable symptoms after you eat certain foods? If you are noticing digestive issues, headaches, bloating, skin issues after you eat a certain food or group of foods then you could have a food intolerance. This is not to be confused with a food allergy which is an immune response usually recognized as…

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