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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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| Nutrition, Tips

How to Balance Your Health During the Holiday Season: Part 2 – Smart Eating Habits

Do you feel it in the air? No, we aren’t talking about the crisp autumn breeze, or the smell of leaves burning down the street. No, we mean the indulgent excitement of the oncoming holiday season - not to mention the accompanying stress of busy schedules and endless things to be done. If you are health conscious, you may be worried to some extent on how you’ll make it through the next few months without...

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4 Strategies to Keep Your Healthy Meal Plan on Track

Eating healthy is only a problem when you don’t have the time, right? If only! It’s true that it’s a problem when you don’t have the time, but what makes eating healthier even harder is not making it a habit (whether you have time or not). When we are on the run, in a rush, busy with work, you name it, it’s easy to get lost in the “I’ll just grab what’s quick” trap —...

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How to Balance Your Health During the Holiday Season: Part 1 – Staying Active

Autumn is here, though it may not quite feel like it yet - more importantly, we’re heading into that long holiday stretch where we face two to three months of increased temptation in the form of delicious treats and family feasts. While nature is winding down for a winter rest, our lives are just ramping up as we try to balance our schedules, holiday events, and family get-togethers. Additionally, if you’re the type of person...

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