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9 Holly, Jolly, Healthy Holiday Recipes

We've all made it this far in the holiday season, doing our best to make healthy, wise decisions when it comes to the food we eat. It's not an easy job! The holidays are the time of year that most people gain weight due to the change in diet, averaging an increase of 5-7 pounds.… Continue reading 9 Holly, Jolly, Healthy Holiday Recipes

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Adding Pulses To A Diet Can Increase Weight Loss

Usually a weight loss plan calls for restriction or removing foods to drop pounds. But new research is advising you to add to your meal plan. Continuing my series on how to fill your diet with delicious, low calorie, low density foods- adding the family of pulses fits this bill.  Pulses are the dried seeds of the legume branch. In other… Continue reading Adding Pulses To A Diet Can Increase Weight Loss

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10 (More) Fruits That Help Weight Loss

I've discussed how berries and a low density diet can help weight loss endeavors. Since then I’ve been asked to discuss more specific examples. Here are other delicious fruits worth adding to a diet that can help you gain momentum in a weight loss plan. Grapefruit Grapefruit is a cross between a pomelo and an… Continue reading 10 (More) Fruits That Help Weight Loss

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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

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10 Ways To Avoid Winter Weight Gain

Fall is finally here, and with it, cooler weather. As I said in my last post, studies show that with the cold weather and all the coming festivities, people tend to gain five to seven pounds. Seasonal weight gain varies from person to person, but certain issues specific to winter months tend to tip the… Continue reading 10 Ways To Avoid Winter Weight Gain