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How To Snack Smarter

I saved an issue of "Real Simple," magazine for many years, because of the wonderful snack suggestions and the information about why snacking is beneficial. The advice is tried and true- and is still available on the Real Simple website even today. Here are a few of my favorite excerpts from that issue. If you… Continue reading How To Snack Smarter

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22 Weight Loss Myths

There's so much data available on the internet it's sometimes difficult to know what's accurate and what's not. A claim isn't accurate just because it's on the internet. Here are several weight-loss myths that are always bandied about, but aren't true. Eating at night makes you fat: While some research has associated late night intake with a higher… Continue reading 22 Weight Loss Myths

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Snacks That Are 100 Calories Or Less

Have you ever gone to the refrigerator with every intention of eating a healthy snack, and felt like you don't know where to start? Is it better to eat an apple? Hummus and chips? A small portion of. . . ? Here are some great ideas to get you started:   Check out more great… Continue reading Snacks That Are 100 Calories Or Less

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Obesity And Fast Food

Obesity has risen exponentially in developed nations like the United States and the United Kingdom and has become a public health problem in most nations. Did you know that 75% of the American population is likely to be overweight and obese by 2020? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36% of American… Continue reading Obesity And Fast Food

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23 Foods That Help You Feel Full And Eat Less

What you eat determines how full you feel. This is because foods affect fullness differently. For example, you need fewer calories to feel full from boiled potatoes or oatmeal, than from ice cream or a croissant. Foods that are filling can ward off hunger and help you eat less at the next meal. For this reason, these… Continue reading 23 Foods That Help You Feel Full And Eat Less