Shana Maleeff

A new study in the Journal of Obesity suggests that self-monitoring the foods you consume is the most effective way to lose weight. But tracking your food for weight loss isn’t the only positive this habit brings. So what are the benefits of tracking your food? Measuring your food intake is a crucial part of living …

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There are plenty of calorie-packed, sugary drinks available at Starbucks. But here are some ways to hit those caffeine cravings without destroying your health goals! Coffee and tea are loaded with antioxidants which can help aid the prevention of chronic disease.  Both beverages are beneficial in moderation. Here are eight healthy options for your caffeine …

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Got a sweet tooth? You’re not alone. Sugar has become a fundamental part of the American diet. In fact, the average American eats approximately 20 teaspoons of sugar—every single day! Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth, it can be nearly impossible to avoid sugar. It is found in everything from sweetened drinks to …

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So here you are, moving headlong into your weight loss journey, and you’re suddenly running down all of the small changes you’ve been making to your diet and lifestyle…and realizing that these changes are allowing you to lose weight and improve your health! But have you thought about how you chew, or rather, how much …

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Becoming healthy and losing weight doesn’t just happen overnight, unfortunately. It takes time, patience, and motivation. It can become stressful when attempting it all on your own and without any guidance. For weight loss programs on Long Island, check out FoodandFitness Pro. They specialize in weight loss and build up a program that is just …

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Did you know that dieting can be fun? Never thought you’d see diet and fun in the same sentence, right? Fitness and healthy eating seem to be the trend for this year, 2020. Dieting and becoming healthy is a great benefit for you. At FoodandFitness Pro, a clinic that offers weight loss programs in Suffolk …

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At FoodandFitnessPro, we believe carbohydrates are treated unfairly by the fitness community. You never have to look too hard to find the newest low-carb diet that guarantees to help with weight loss. However, the importance of carbohydrates cannot be overlooked. The trick is being able to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy ones. With the help …

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Committing to a new diet can be an exciting time for many. Picking the one that works best for you, however, should not be done hastily. With so many to choose from, you’ll want to select the diet that will bring the most benefits. At FoodandFitnessPro, our nutritionists recommend looking at the keto diet when …

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It’s no secret that Valentine’s Day is literally (and figuratively) considered one of the sweetest days of the year. Not only is this a day dedicated to celebrating love, but it is one that is often filled with sweet treats and temptations. While it is fine to enjoy these in moderation, the team at FoodandFitnessPro …

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According to some of the more recent research in the industry, there are suggestions that sugars in all forms can have negative side effects. Fruits contain natural sugars which are a mixture of glucose and fructose. While some individuals believe that fructose is harmful, this is not exactly the case. The type of sugar that …

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