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5 Fat Loss Snacks to Keep You Full

NutritionData.com (now owned by Self) has a cool fullness factor rating for certain foods. Here are five snacks that rank high on the list Turkey slices with bread-and-butter pickles  Fullness Factor 3.0 Buffalo mozzarella with tomatoes  Fullness Factor 2.9  Edamame   … Continue reading

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Top 10 Snacks (not just for kids)

The folks at Fooducate put together a great list of top 10 snacks for kids Ants on a Log – a classic. Celery sticks filled with peanut butter or cream cheese, dotted with raisins, or dark chocolate chips. (I loved … Continue reading

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Grilling meat without increasing risk of cancer

Grilling is one of my favorite ways to cook foods. However, charred meats (and even vegetables) may increase your risk of certain cancers. Here's one way to fight cancer and oxidative stress without putting your grill away before the winter. … Continue reading

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Read it before you eat it

Nutrition got you confused? Here is some solid advice extracted from an interview with Bonnie Taub Dix 1. Don’t be fooled by the flashy front of the package — flip the bag or box over to get the real “facts” … Continue reading

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Fat Loss Goal Setting

Here is some great goal setting advice from Mike Robertson Whether you have achieved your goals for this year or not is irrelevant.  That’s in the past.  The only thing you have control over is the present, and by extension, … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity Facts – just scary

If you read my blog on insulin resistance and prediabetes then you know it is a huge problem. The scariest part is that it isn't just a big problem among adults 6. Type 2 diabetes: Whereas in 1990 only 4% … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating While Traveling

Eating right on the road can be an utter disaster if you don't plan ahead. This single best thing you can do is to bring healthy food with you as you're not going to find it on the road: 1. … Continue reading

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