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Water for Weight Loss

Posted on May 19, 2019 by Leave a comment

Summer is the season of heat and humidity. To beat the heat, it’s always nice to be in or near water –  a pool, beach, or even a backyard sprinkler, water brings relief and refreshment like nothing else can. That goes for drinking it as well. Water is an integral part of many of your body’s processes. You need H2O to function after all, it makes up 40 to 70 percent of our bodies.

On top of its cooling and intrinsic physiological role, did you know that water can also be your ally in weight loss? Forget the sugary sodas and juices and grab a tall glass of H2O. Here are some of the reasons why:


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Alcohol and Weight Gain: How Much is Too Much?

Posted on August 19, 2013 by Leave a comment

Alcohol and Weight LossSummertime is about socializing with friends and relaxing in the sun. Often times, these activities come with a cocktail in hand. But that cocktail is anything but calorie free. Just two fruity alcoholic drinks can pile on 800 calories or more. One drink becomes two, two becomes three, and suddenly you’ve washed down hundreds or thousands of liquid calories.


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Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss: What You Should Know

Posted on January 14, 2013 by 3 Comments

blog_sweetnerYou see it at nearly every restaurant. Sitting in the middle of the table, mixed in with the sugar packets. Sometimes it???s a little pink packet, other times it???s blue. The zero-calorie sweeteners. They???re tempting to use and seem like a weight loss dream???a way to satisfy your sweet tooth and stick to your weight loss plan. Not to burst your bubble, but it may be too good to be true.


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10 Calorie-Cutting Food Swaps

Posted on December 31, 2012 by 4 Comments

food swapsSometimes the best way to lose weight is to think small ??? small changes in food choices for big savings in calories. Many of your favorite sugar-filled, fattening foods have substitutions that will satisfy your cravings without sacrificing flavor. Keep your stomach smiling with these simple swaps:


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9 Ways to Watch Your Weight on Vacation

Posted on December 26, 2012 by 1 Comment

vacationYour bags are packed, and you’re ready to hit the road for a much-needed vacation. For many, vacation is synonymous with high-calorie meals and little exercise. You return home feeling like your weight loss plan took 10 steps backward. But it doesn’t have to be that way! You can still enjoy a fun and relaxing trip without derailing your weight loss plan. Here’s how:


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Avoid The Fad Diet Temptation

Posted on April 19, 2012 by 7 Comments

The Master Cleanse Diet Fad diets might seem like a quick and easy way to lose weight. After all, we read about celebrities who seem to lose weight fast with the latest diet ???secret.??? But in reality these diets are not sustainable long term and can lead to serious health complications. Outlined here are a handful of diets I recommend avoiding for the sake of your health.


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