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How to Read Nutrition Labels (Level Up Your Grocery Store Habits)

There are many great habits to get into when doing your shopping at the grocery store. Try to shop around the perimeter - that's where the fruits, vegetables, protein, and least-processed food tends to be. Never shop on an empty stomach, and make a list beforehand. And get into the habit of reading the nutrition labels on the foods you choose to eat. Of course, nutrition labels can be confusing and it's hard to know...

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Gamify Your Weight Loss

Now that the year is drawing to a close, you may be thinking about the changes you’d like to make in 2020 to your health, lifestyle, spending habits, and more. The interesting thing is that you are not alone—so many people make resolutions and then break resolutions about one to two months into the new year. Some people no longer create New Year’s resolutions because doing so can be fodder for disappointment, stress, or added...

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Guilt-Free (or Low-Guilt) Holiday Treats

The holidays are here, so parties, gatherings, and family traditions of all food-related types will parade around you with delicious aromas, annual meals, and family pressure to eat more. So, how do you continue the moderation of consuming sugary, rich, or full-fat foods without making the unhealthy choice to over-indulge because it is the holidays? Talk to Your Inner-Circle Talk to your inner circle (children and/or partner) about what appropriate portion sizes are for treats...

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6 Tips for How Not to Overeat on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and it’s hard not to think about it in terms of indulgence: the food that will grace your table, the naps you can take, or the shopping you can do. Chances are, there will be an excess of appetizers, side dishes, and desserts, in addition to the main course. With so many delicious options, how can you not decide to eat all the food placed in front of you?...

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The Role of Omega-3s in Health and Weight Loss

A lot of fuss around vitamins, supplements, and diets can give people the idea that there’s a “one size fits all” game plan when it comes to weight loss. The fact is that we are all made differently, and what works for one person may not work for another. The choices we make, the genetics we have, and the lifestyles we live will help shape our health and physical appearance.  Vitamins and diets aren’t the...

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