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One Small Change: Keep Fluids in Check

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition Basics, Tips  /  Comments: more

By Gail Watson, contributing blogger It’s often said that you need to consume 8 glasses of water a day or risk dehydration, but how true is that? The answer may surprise you. An important Nutrient
We don’t always think of it this way, but water is a nutrient, and an important one too. Water is essential for maintaining our cells, tissues and organs. It helps regulate our body temperature, lubricates our joints and is…

One Small Change: Controlling Added Sugar

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips  /  Comments: more
By Gail Watson, contributing blogger The amount of added sugar in our diets has been steadily rising, increasing the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Making one small change can help make a powerful difference in your health. Where’s the Added Sugar?
Added sugars are the sweeteners in foods that don’t occur naturally. The sweetness of an apple or banana is natural sugar. Natural sugars bring with them…

5 Winning Plays For Your Super Bowl Party

Friday, February 1st, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 1

By Stephanie Perruzza, MS RD CDN Whether you’re an avid football fan or just eager for the commercials, many of us will be tuning in for Super Bowl XLVII on Feb 3rd!  And what’s a Super Bowl party without munchies? I’ve been to my fair share of football get-togethers and most serve the standards: chips, pretzels, nuts, dips, wings, pizza and beer.  So knowing I may not find a figure-friendly option when going to…

One Small Change: Getting Your Vitamin Z

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition & Health, Tips  /  Comments: 1

By Gail Watson, contributing blogger Developing a few healthy practices can help you get a more restful sleep. Try making a small change to help you slip off to The Land of Nod. The Benefits
When the weight of the world or the weight around your middle starts to wear you down, one of the best things you can do for yourself is get a good night’s rest. Not only does getting your zzz’s makes you feel more refreshed, but without…

5 “Sense”-si-ble New Years Resolutions

Monday, January 14th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition & Health, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0
By Stephanie Perruzza, MS RD, contributing blogger As you bid farewell to 2012, take a moment to reflect on all the accomplishments you’ve made and all the obstacles you’ve overcome.  After looking back for a moment, shift your focus to new beginnings, ambitions and reaching new heights in the year ahead.  And when doing so, remember, the “how” is equal if not more important than the “what”. Solutions

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