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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 …

Will chewing slowly cause you to lose weight? Read More »

If you have a vegetable and herb garden going in your backyard, this is an exciting time of year! You can finally start to see the fruits of your labor! If you haven’t planted any vegetables yet this year, it’s not too late to go buy some plants from your local nursery and have potted …

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During this unique time of quarantining and social distancing, and also generally during times when you’re running low on food, it’s always important to have some back up items on hand. Keeping shelf-stable, healthy foods in your pantry is a key to sticking to a sound nutrition plan. We all have our moments when we …

Healthy, Shelf-Stable Foods to Keep In Your Pantry Read More »

Stress is an emotion that we will all have to face at one point in our life. Right now, we can all relate to the stress this pandemic has caused us. Whatever the reason, it is important to be aware of our emotions and how they impact our actions. I’m sure that in the past …

Stress eating? You’re not alone. Read More »

We’ve made it through most of flu season and we can see the light at the end of the tunnel with the warm weather this week. But, causing an additional amount of fear this year is COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. To help lessen your anxiety, here are some tips for boosting your immune system and …

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It’s hard enough convincing ourselves every day to stick to our healthy eating program, before other people get involved. You may have someone in your life who just doesn’t understand the lifestyle choice you’ve made to be healthy. “You can skip your diet just for one night!”, “Just have one bite”, or “You don’t need …

Diet Saboteurs: And How to Outsmart Them! Read More »

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