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Healthy Eating to Boost Workout Results

Healthy Eating to Boost Workout Results

If you subscribe to the belief that a combination of eating nutritiously and regular exercise effectively promotes a healthier you, you’re absolutely correct in sharing that belief. There are elements of both sides of the equation that work together to give you the best mind and body that you can get. What you probably didn’t […]

Overcoming Challenges to Reach Your Goal

Overcoming Challenges to Reach Your Goal

If the goal you’ve set is worthwhile, expect some resistance. Any significant goal in your life can only be reached by overcoming challenges along the way. At each obstacle along the way, you can choose to either give up or press forward. You will succeed if you resolve to rise to the challenge, instead of […]

The 3 Biggest Diet Destroyers

The 3 Biggest Diet Destroyers

If you think chocolate is the temptation most likely to lure you off your diet, think again. British researchers recently identified 3 top dieting pitfalls, and candy bars did not make the list. Alcohol, friends, and keeping late hours were the most potent trio of diet destroyers. That’s according to a group of volunteers who […]

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners

Millions of people count on artificial sweeteners to help them cut back on calories. However, there are conflicting reports about the effectiveness of these sugar substitutes and their safety. To help you make the best choices for you and your family, here are some things you should know. Learn more about artificial sweeteners: 1. Consider […]

Sticking to Your Diet at a Buffet

Sticking to Your Diet at a Buffet

Buffets can be hazardous to your diet! Whether you’re at a party, wedding reception or all-you-can-eat restaurant, you’re surrounded by temptation. Use these suggestions to make healthier food choices and keep the calories under control while you enjoy your meal. Making Better Food Choices at a Buffet: 1. Browse around first. Scientists at Cornell University […]

Eating Healthy When You’re on the Road

Eating Healthy When You’re on the Road

Heading out on a road trip with family or friends is exciting! Such a journey can help you create cherished memories, strengthen your relationships, and release the stresses of life. When driving from place to place, you’ll almost certainly want to indulge in the various cuisines you encounter. After all, that’s a big part of […]

Get off the Diet Roller Coaster with 4 Small Ch...

Get off the Diet Roller Coaster with 4 Small Changes

Are you at your wit’s end with diets that haven’t produced results worth talking about? You might find one that lets you lose a couple of pounds, but then they come right back leaving you right back where you started. The good news is you can very easily make some changes that will let you […]

Cutting back on Sugar

Cutting back on Sugar

Did you know that Americans on average consume between 100-125 pounds of sugar each year. That’s roughly a quarter of a pound every day. It’s no wonder that diseases such as obesity and diabetes run rampant. Cutting back on sweets can help protect you from these serious health conditions and may help you lose weight. […]

Maintaining Your Diet During Happy Hour

Maintaining Your Diet During Happy Hour

Happy hour is a post workday tradition for many of us, but those fun calories can add up quickly. Consider these options for sticking to your diet when visiting a bar or opting for other alternatives for the after work get-together. Nutritious Bar Foods 1. Select soy. Edamame and veggie burgers can turn happy hour […]