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5 Faux-Healthy Foods

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By Grace Miazga There’s not one day that goes by where you don’t run into some sort of advertisement for dieting and weight loss.  It’s a popular thing, yet we all feel alone in beating America’s biggest challenge.  The most frustrating part is trying to shave off that last 5-10 pounds that seems cemented onto our bodies.  Why is this ... Read More »

Raw Foods vs. Cooked Foods

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You may have heard of the most recent diet craze touted by celebrities to improve your health, lose weight, and even prevent diseases such as diabetes and cancer. The raw food diet is extreme, but also the most basic and simple diet you have heard of in a while. The drawback, you may have a difficult time convincing your family to join in. On a positive note, meals must be a snap to prepare. You may be asking yourself, is it worth it? The answer is both yes and no and depends on what your goal is. Read More »

Demystifying the Detox Diet

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Detox diets are a popular trend in the world of health and nutrition these days. If you have been following the latest in health fads, no doubt you have heard about them. However, the jury is still out on whether or not detox diets are actually good for you. Many health care experts and dieticians are now questioning the claims behind these food regimens. If you are considering using a detox diet to lose weight, get healthier skin, rid your body of certain addictions, or just feel better, you might want to think again. Read More »

Factors that could be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

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Weight loss is one of the most popular fitness goals and for good reason. Obesity is becoming epidemic and being overweight can lead to a multitude of chronic diseases and health problems. Losing weight means getting healthier, and as moms, this sets a good example for our kids and families. On the other hand, weight loss is difficult and there could be many lifestyle elements keeping you from reaching your ideal weight. Read More »

Five tips to avoid holiday weight gain

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*BPT Who doesn’t love the smell of a warm kitchen during the holidays? They’re designed around food and bringing family, old friends and new friends together. However, holidays can also be a detriment to your healthy lifestyle and cause you to lose your focus through the end of the year. But they don’t have to. “Think of fall as the perfect ... Read More »