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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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Vanessa Lachey is Coconuts for Coconut Oil

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Celebrities are jumping on the coconut oil craze and Vanessa Lachey is no exception. Vanessa is currently pregnant with her second child with Nick Lachey and is making every effort to stay healthy during her pregnancy. She recently shared on her instagram a photo of her drinking straight from a coconut with the caption, “Coconut oil and coconut water are a superfood for pregnancy. So drink up, Mamas!” And we agree Vanessa! Coconut oil can be used for everything from stretch marks to cradle cap to helping boost the immune system of mom and baby. Check out the picture for even […]

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