Eating Healthy
portion size

Portion Distortion: Why It’s A Big(ger) Deal

History has brought us countless advancements in science, technology and social progress. But one thing we didn’t count on? How much more we’d be eating! Serving size has skyrocketed over the years, and for those counting calories (and even those who aren’t), that can spell trouble. But don’t worry, awareness …

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight

10 Healthy Snacks That Won’t Devastate Your Diet

Snacking throughout the day may seem like a bad idea diet-wise, but it’s actually a healthy practice. By staving off hunger, it prevents you from overindulging. Plus, it’s a great way to fill nutritional gaps in your diet. Haven’t had a serving of dairy or a vegetable by lunchtime? A …

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Staying Fit

Cold Outside? Here’s Your Indoor Workout Guide

When the sun rises after you wake up and sets before you eat dinner, your outdoor-workout habit takes a hit. Instead of an after-work run, you opt for hibernating in front of a fire with a cup of hot chocolate. And it’s not just the cold and dark keeping you …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips
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5 Ways to Enjoy Winter (and Burn Calories)

When the cold temperatures and snowy weather hit, many of us may be tempted to crawl under the covers and wait for spring. But there are plenty of activities you can enjoy only when it’s cold outside. In fact, there’s no better time to get moving and enjoy some winter …

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Healthy Holiday Recipes
healthy holiday dessert

6 Ideas for Healthier Holiday Desserts

The holidays are not a season for deprivation. With all of the indulgent savory and sweet dishes, it’s no wonder Americans tend to pack on the pounds between Christmas and New Year’s. The good news: Since you’re going to be cooking up festive confections to celebrate, you can easily opt …

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight
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At Your Goal Weight? Great! Now What?

You cleaned up your diet, stepped up your exercise routine and ditched destructive lifestyle habits. And you lost the weight! Trouble is, when the number on the scale hits your projected goal weight, you may find your motivation waning – and vices like soda and fries calling your name. The …

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Healthy Eating
comfort food

Comfort Food Gets Healthy

As the weather turns colder, cravings for warm, gooey concoctions take over. Cheesy quiche for breakfast? Absolutely! Creamy chowder for lunch? You bet! Warm (but heavy) casserole for dinner? But of course! The good news: Satisfying your comfort food cravings doesn’t have to derail a healthy diet. These 5 strategies …

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight
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6 Tips for Dining Out Healthfully

Whether you’re enjoying a business lunch, eating dinner with a special someone or zipping through the fast food line to ensure the kids get fed before bed, dining out is as American as apple pie. Unfortunately, most restaurant dining presents a major challenge for anyone who is trying to slim down …

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight

6 Ways To Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

Starting with that big bowl of Halloween candy sitting on your kitchen counter, this time of year marks a few months of gatherings with family and friends, exchanging gifts and indulging in your favorite holiday treats. But before you forgo your fruits and veggies for cookies, stuffing and other holiday …

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Healthy Eating

Sugar Rush: Combat Your Cravings

Sugar cravings can be intense. In fact, studies show the sweet stuff may trigger some of the same changes in the brain as addictive substances like cocaine. And like the dangerous drug, the more you indulge, the more you crave. While you need some sugar to fuel your body and …

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