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5 Tips to Get Your Diet Back on Track

  “Thanksgiving, man.  Not a good day to be my pants.”  This quote is from comedian Kevin James.  While funny, it also has a good point.  All of us, at some point or another, will “mess up” our diets.  And if you’re trying to stick with a diet, then Thanksgiving is one of THE TOUGHEST … Continue reading "5 Tips to Get Your Diet Back on Track"
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9 Unhealthy Fast Food Meals to Absolutely Avoid

  I have to be honest:  Avoiding fast food to maintain a healthy lifestyle has been a real struggle.  Yet I’ve come to realize that while fast food may be convenient for your time, it’s certainly not for your health.  If your goal is to focus on a healthier diet, I’d like to share with … Continue reading "9 Unhealthy Fast Food Meals to Absolutely Avoid"
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3 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes Under 300 Calories

  Warm. Comforting.  Creamy. Pumpkin-y.  It seems that many people fall in love with the taste of pumpkin and associate it with warm memories and autumn weather.  My friend once joked that you know fall has arrived when every coffee chain in the country rolls out their pumpkin spice lattes.  Yet pumpkins are also a … Continue reading "3 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes Under 300 Calories"
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5 Red Flags to Notice On Nutrition Labels

  Buying healthy food for our families should be easy, right?  Especially since new products constantly arrive in the supermarket promising great taste and nutritional benefits.  However, at face value, many choices that may seem healthy could be no better than the junk food you’re trying to avoid.  Below I have 5 red flags to … Continue reading "5 Red Flags to Notice On Nutrition Labels"
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5 Natural and Healthy Sugar Substitutes

  For most people, experts agree that some added sugar in your diet is fine.  But the truth is…most Americans are consuming way too much.  According to research from the University of California, the average American consumes 17 teaspoons of sugar every day and around 57 pounds of added sugar each year.  Could this be … Continue reading "5 Natural and Healthy Sugar Substitutes"
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7 Worst Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

The comedian Jim Gaffigan once joked, “You can’t have cake for breakfast.  Unless it’s a pancake with syrup.” While light-hearted, this joke sums up most Americans attitude towards breakfast.  Doughnuts, sugary cereals, pastries and, yes, pancakes are generally accepted “breakfast meals”.  Yet often we find ourselves crashing after breakfast – immediately hitting the coffee machine … Continue reading "7 Worst Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day"
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