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Top 5 Evidence Based Weight Loss Tips

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With the New Year underway, many of us are putting our will power and resolutions to the test. Diet and weight loss may be number one on your list of goals for 2015 and if so, make sure that you’re doing this the healthy way. Years ago when I first started trying to lose weight and do “crash diets,” I would end up hungry, tired, and eventually hitting a plateau. After doing my own research, I learned that going to almost zero carbohydrates, taking out all healthy fats from my diet, and spending hours on exercise was not the way […]

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Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

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Even if you have fantastic willpower when it comes to resisting temptations, the holiday season is challenging for everyone. Staying on track can seem daunting with all the seasonal gatherings, you feel like diving face first into a tray of pumpkin flavored brownies and sending your eating and fitness routine off into a deep dark sleep until the New Year arrives. But we all know the excess pounds don’t disappear the way the Christmas tree does when you leave it on the street for the garbage man to collect. So how can you avoid that pesky holiday season weight gain? […]

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The Difference Between Healthy Fats

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When you walk through the grocery store isles, shelves are now stocked with more than just olive oil. Women’s Health Magazine put out a great article in their October issue which explains the differences between coconut oil, walnut oil, sesame oil, and avocado oil. We may find ourselves wondering which oil to use and why, but never be afraid to incorporate all of these into your daily routine. All four oils are hot on the market right now and each have their own unique benefits. Here’s what Women’s Health has to say about these healthy fats: Coconut Oil – Coconut […]

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