Best + Worst Drinks If You’re Watching Your Weight

December 27, 2016 admin 0

When we go out for a night on the town, most of us are thinking of finding the place with the best prices on happy hour drink specials, or the whether we’ll be too tipsy to make it home safely if we have that second Old Fashioned. Calories in our favorite drink don’t usually come […]

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8 Ways to Avoid “Portion Distortion” in a Supersized World

October 3, 2016 admin 0

Have you ever scarfed down a bag of movie popcorn or eaten your whole “personal”-sized pizza without realizing it? What about cleaning your plate to avoid wasting your pricey entrée? After all, isn’t a single plate, bag, box, or bowl an individual serving? Not anymore. While that may have once been true, average portion sizes have […]

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8 Super-Healthy Summer Foods to Enjoy Right Now

August 25, 2016 admin 0

It’s summer — that amazing time of year when fresh, delicious produce abounds. Many of summer’s fruits and vegetables are brimming with secret health benefits. Here are some of our favorites and why they’re particularly good choices to make in the summer. 1. Corn Nothing says summer like fresh sweet corn. And did you know […]

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5 Delicious and Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

August 25, 2016 admin 0

With the 4th of July coming, it’s a pretty good bet you’ll be cooking on the grill. Hot dogs and hamburgers are typical summer holiday fare, but we’d like to make a case for chicken. While plain chicken can be boring, treating that bird to a good marinade before throwing it on the grill means you […]

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Try These 5 Smart Alternatives to Soda

August 25, 2016 admin 0

“I’m not eating very much, but I still don’t see the scale budging…” What are you drinking? When my clients tell me that they aren’t losing weight, there’s usually a culprit and it’s pretty simple to sleuth out: What are you drinking besides water? Soft drinks, juice, bottled tea and other liquids can be packed […]

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Learning from “The Biggest Loser” Study: 5 Ways to Maintain Your Weight

August 25, 2016 admin 0

San Francisco nutritionist Karyn Duggan sees it all the time: patients come in confused, frustrated, and defeated. They’ve played by the rules and abided by the diet industry’s oft-repeated mantra: “eat less, move more.” Yet they’re unhealthy, unhappy, and still overweight. “So many people try to fix their lives with weight loss and think, ‘everything […]

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Two Tasty Summer Strawberry Recipes to Try

August 25, 2016 admin 0

A big bowl of ripe, red strawberries conjures up lovely images of spring and summer for many of us, but did you know that this tasty heart-shaped fruit is also a great source of many essential nutrients? Strawberries are packed with health-promoting antioxidants, and one cup of strawberries (or about eight large berries) provides more […]

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Surprising Reasons to Reconsider Whole Milk

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Do you stock your fridge with low-cal yogurt? Or start most fall days with a skinny-vanilla-no-foam-extra-hot pumpkin spice latte? If your diet includes dairy and you’re watching the scale, then it’s likely you’ve been loyal to one kind only: nonfat. As most health-conscious people know, fat has been considered a forbidden food in the US […]

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6 Healthy Habits of Summer Olympians

August 25, 2016 admin 0

In just a few more days, the world’s best athletes will be converging on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. We’ll hear dozens of stories of overcoming the odds and triumphing over adversity to make it onto the podium. No matter what the athlete’s story, though, every one of them has one […]

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The “Whole” Story

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Brendhan needed help kicking his carbohydrate habit. The 50-year-old avid exerciser had a hard time avoiding bread, sugar, and flour, so when he heard his workout buddies discussing a new diet and lifestyle plan, he was intrigued. “I was looking for something to kickstart a renewed attempt at healthier eating, and several friends from my […]

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