Weight Loss

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

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Food Swaps That Are Healthy And Delicious

I frequently find myself reaching for magazines rather than finding articles online- something about the tactile experience is more enjoyable (which is also why I love a good book!). A while back, I found an article that highlighted smart food substitutions that help improve eating habits. After all, if we can incorporate changes that we… Continue reading Food Swaps That Are Healthy And Delicious

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8 Healthy Easter Meal Ideas That Don’t Skimp On Flavor

Easter dishes, like many other holiday foods, can often be a downfall for healthy diets. While dishes are delicious, creamy, and bursting with flavor- they often also pack a lot of calories and unnecessary sodium and fat. That isn't to say you can't enjoy the old favorites. A small portion size or limiting how many… Continue reading 8 Healthy Easter Meal Ideas That Don’t Skimp On Flavor

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A Plant-Based Diet Is Critical For Our Health, Including The Planet

As we've discussed in the past, many life-threatening and chronic diseases are linked to poor diets, including obesity, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular, malnutrition, stroke, pulmonary and several types of cancer (to be discussed in a later post). Unhealthy diets currently cause more death and disease worldwide than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined. For… Continue reading A Plant-Based Diet Is Critical For Our Health, Including The Planet

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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