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How to Lighten Up Your Favorite Fried Foods

Posted on March 17, 2021 by Leave a comment

If the thought of never eating another chicken finger or French fry makes you want to throw in the towel on your medical weight loss plan, we have some good news! You don’t have to. Fried fare may get the nickname “heart attack on a plate” for a good reason, but you can get the same amount of crunch without drowning your food in batter.


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Best Winter Fruits and Vegetables for Weight Loss

Posted on February 24, 2021 by Leave a comment

Winter does not mean your diet is confined to bland-tasting fruits and vegetables. In fact, winter vegetables hold their own in the flavor and nutrition categories. Shopping for in-season vegetables makes all the difference when it comes to preparing healthy and delicious meals. Add the following winter fruits and vegetables to your grocery list to reap the most health benefits:


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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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5 High-Protein Superfoods

Posted on March 9, 2015 by Leave a comment

blog_lentilburgerWhen you need some extra fuel, a high-protein snack will do the trick without packing on the pounds. Protein is an essential building block in all cells of the body. Protein aids in building and repairing muscles, helping you maintain muscle mass, which boosts metabolism, as you lose weight. Plus, high-protein foods keep you feeling full, making for a staple in a snack or a meal.


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6 Steps to a Heart-Healthy Home

Posted on February 9, 2015 by 4 Comments

You may be feeling a little extra love this month. Between American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, your ticker is getting some extra attention. Your heart provides your body nutrients and oxygen it needs to survive.?? Make your heart health a priority; it starts in the home.


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How Grapefruit Helps You Lose Weight

Posted on January 26, 2015 by Leave a comment

Grapefruit is not new to the health scene. It’s been touted as a health miracle since the 1930s. While grapefruit won’t melt away fat, there are many health benefits to eating this citrus-packed fruit regularly. The fruit is in season, meaning it tastes best, during the winter months and early spring, so now is the time to add it to your supermarket shopping list.


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