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Simple Ideas for Eating a Healthy Lunch

The least healthy meal of the day for most women is lunch.  Because unhealthy habits are difficult to change, it requires determination and drive with a blend of support to make the changes long-term. Sounds like a lot, but a healthy lunch is worth the effort and will help you achieve your weight goals faster. Continue reading

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Fad Diets Don’t Work

Here’s an excellent article written by Charlotte Geraghty on Fad Diets and why they never work.

In the gym this morning, I overheard two women comparing their diets while reading a “Health and diet” page in some stupid misogynist Women’s Magazine. “Posh only drinks lemon juice and maple syrup”, “Well, Madonna only smells her food, she never swallows it.” They had to be joking, right? Wrong! They left their bike machines with the awful magazine left open on the floor. Right there, gazing up at me was Michelle Heaton generously letting the world in on her slim secret – she licks crisps, but never actually eats them. Wow! What a genius! She should write a book on nutrition! Continue reading

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5 Diet Myths and Mistakes

Some diet mistakes that people make in their quest for weight loss can actually prevent you from achieving your weight and fitness goals: Continue reading

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There’s No Good Reason for Eating Bad

Some of the top reasons that people admit to not eating healthy according to a recent poll was:

57%: Healthy foods are more expensive

47%: Social settings present too many temptations Continue reading

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Quick Tips on How to Cook a Healthier Meal

If you want to cook healthier meals, there are basic steps you can take to achieve your goals:

1.       Don’t overcook vegetables.  Boiling certain vegetables removes many vital vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  Try steaming instead.  A steamer basket is the preferred method.  You can steam vegetables in the microwave using 1-3 tablespoons of water to help create the steam or using a product like VitaChef. Continue reading

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The Skinny on Different Diet Plans

Many people find results with their weight and exercise goals with different types of programs or diets according to ShopSmartMag.org.  Their criteria were overall satisfaction not necessarily the most weight loss. Continue reading

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The BEST Fat Burning Foods

Eating whole foods and getting regular exercise is a great effort towards reaching your shape and fitness goals. Here are 16 Fat-Burning Foods, that when used throughout your weekly food plan, can help you with that journey: Continue reading

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Tips for Mindful Eating

Being more mindful of your food not only heightens your enjoyment of food, but it can help you manage your daily calorie intake. Continue reading

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The Best Reasons to Load Your Plate with Veggies

One basic way to help you reach our weight-loss goals is to add more vegetables to your daily food plan.  At this point, you may be rolling your eyes, but keep an open mind. Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants fill vegetables.  An added bonus of eating vegetables is their density and reduced calorie totals.  This means you can eat more food for less total calories. Continue reading

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Be Strong to the Finish – Eat Your Spinach!

Green Foods can help you reach your weight loss goals.  Eating 5 cups raw greens or 2 ½ cups cooked green vegetables keeps your metabolism in fat-burning mode and helps your systems cleanse your body of toxins. Continue reading

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