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A New Year, A Fresh Beginning

It’s a new year. A new start. Leave the old behind. The old frustrations, disappointments and issues in the past. Today begins not only a new year, but a new decade. We all know the drill. Make New Years resolutions that last a few weeks, before joining the pile of others promised in years past.… Continue reading A New Year, A Fresh Beginning

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8 Nutritious, Delicious, Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Foods

The holiday season may have you feeling like maintaining a healthy diet is hopeless. Gatherings with friends and family, treats at work, not to mention the decadent meals on the holidays themselves can all be tough to navigate. Here are 8 delicious options for Thanksgiving that are filled with nutrient-packed ingredients and loads of flavor… Continue reading 8 Nutritious, Delicious, Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Foods

The halo effect
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The Halo Effect

We all tend to hang out with like-minded people, those who make us feel comfortable and share our values. So if your values center around a sedentary lifestyle and lots of food, you’re likely to associate with people who share that lifestyle. Most of us already have a good understanding of how weight impacts important… Continue reading The Halo Effect

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Baking and Cooking Substitutions That Help Maintain A Healthy Diet

Last week we shared how processed foods are detrimental to your waistline. If consuming whole, fresh foods is ideal, how is one to avoid ingredients that work against the hard-earned gains made from positive lifestyle choices? Cooking and baking don't have to be a downfall to a healthy diet. Here are some common baking substitutions,… Continue reading Baking and Cooking Substitutions That Help Maintain A Healthy Diet

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Processed Foods: It’s More Than Just Junk Food, And It’s Hurting Our Waistlines

In recent years, many nutrition experts have linked the obesity epidemic to the spread of ultra-processed foods that are engineered to have a long shelf life and irresistible combinations of salt, sugar, fat and other additives. These foods tend to make people overeat because they are full of refined carbohydrates, added sugars and fat that… Continue reading Processed Foods: It’s More Than Just Junk Food, And It’s Hurting Our Waistlines