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Coping with Cravings

Part of eating mindfully is becoming aware of what triggers your hunger. Hunger is your body’s signal that it needs nutrition to keep going. Of course, sometimes we eat for reasons that have nothing to do with our physiological needs.   If you are physically hungry, it’s important to eat a healthy, well balanced meal. […]

Part of eating mindfully is becoming aware of what triggers your hunger. Hunger is your body’s signal that it needs nutrition to keep going. Of ...
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The Puzzle of Plateaus

It’s February and like many people in January you may have started a new plan to get to a healthier weight. At some point you may find you’ve hit a plateau and just can’t seem to lose any more weight. Here are some ideas to consider as you probe what might be contributing to the […]

It’s February and like many people in January you may have started a new plan to get to a healthier weight. At some point you ...
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Perfect party plans

It can be challenging to maintain a healthy weight when you’re running from one holiday party to the next. Here are a few tips to help keep the celebrations more about the people and less about the food. Be choosey—you don’t have to say yes to every invitation. Have a healthy snack before the event. […]

It can be challenging to maintain a healthy weight when you’re running from one holiday party to the next. Here are a few tips to ...
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Stone Fruits Help Fight Metabolic Syndrome

Yum! This is the season for all those luscious summertime fruits. But some people, in an effort to reduce their carb intake, mistakenly eliminate fruit from their diet. It’s the added sugars and refined carbs we want to decrease, not whole fruits, which provide a wide variety of nutrients, fiber, and phytochemicals to keep us […]

Yum! This is the season for all those luscious summertime fruits. But some people, in an effort to reduce their carb intake, mistakenly eliminate fruit ...
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Eggs are Back!

For many years people have been warned to watch their intake of eggs due to their high cholesterol content. Newer research has shown that cholesterol in food has a much smaller effect on total blood cholesterol and the “bad’ LDL cholesterol than does the total mix of fats and refined carbohydrates in the diet. In […]

For many years people have been warned to watch their intake of eggs due to their high cholesterol content. Newer research has shown that cholesterol ...
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