Healthy Snacks For The Superbowl

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Whether you are watching the Superbowl for the game or just for the commercials, you are likely going to be eating (or at least tempted by) a bunch of appetizers, pizza, soda, beer. All foods which are very high calorie and can really pack on the pounds. I’m not saying

Packing A Healthy Lunch

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Imagine running around in the morning before work, getting breakfast ready and then eating it, getting everything else you need for work ready to head out the door, and also trying to pack a healthy lunch while almost being late for work. Oh and on top of that it’s snowing

Recipe: English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Why do they say that? By having breakfast in the morning, it helps decrease overall calorie intake for the day thus helping with weight loss and maintenance. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows reports from individuals who

New Year’s Resolutions: Creating SMART Goals

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It’s that time of year where many people create a New Year’s resolution. Most resolutions involve some form of dieting, exercise, weight loss, etc. But I began to wonder, how were New Year’s resolutions started? The Babylonians were thought to be the first individuals to celebrate and create the idea of keeping promises

Recipe: Turkey Chili

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What’s more perfect than having a bowl of chili on a cold day while watching the football game? This is my healthy take on chili using ground turkey instead of beef and adding lots of veggies. I like to make a lot of this to have it on hand for

5 Dessert Alternatives for a Healthier You

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When it comes to eating healthy, my biggest pitfall is dessert. I’m a sucker for ice cream to be more specific. So for those of you who may be counting calories or just trying to lose weight in general but are craving the sweets this holiday season, here are a

Investigating the Safety of Detox Diets

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As we come into the holidays, a lot of people are looking to start a New Year’s resolution which is typically related to some form of statement such as ” I want to lose 50 pounds by next year” or  “I want to be healthier”. According to Nielsen, in 2015

Low-fat vs Whole-fat Dairy Products: Which is the better option?

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For years people have chosen non-fat and low-fat dairy products because companies and healthcare providers have indicated this was the better option. Recently there has been emerging research showing whole-fat dairy products are actually not bad for you but maybe even provide beneficial outcomes.  Prior to these findings, saturated fat