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Healthier Snacking

by Lori Sciame April 19th, 2016 | Diet
Most diet plans suggest foods such as carrot and celery sticks, cheese cubes, and sunflower seeds as healthy snack options; however, it may be difficult to give up carbs altogether. There is an answer to this dilemma: low fat, low carb, and low calorie crackers. Read this article on our sister site, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more about cracker options that may work for you. Two well known brands of chips are covered, including calorie counts and taste testimonials. Check it out, as you may find a new favorite snacking option!
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Overcoming the Common Roadblocks of Starting a Workout Regimen

by Editorial Team October 19th, 2015 | Diet
We all know that regular exercise is one of the most effective ways to stay healthy, but getting in the recommended 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week isn’t always easy. For women working out hasn't always the norm, but today emphasis is being put on exercising regularly because heart disease is the number one killer of women.

Getting into a new workout routine isn’t always easy. There are plenty of roadblocks that get in the way. With a few simple adjustments, you can get past common exercise hurdles and stay on the path to a healthier lifestyle.

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4 Common Causes of Weight Gain You May Not Have Considered

by Editorial Team October 5th, 2015 | Diet
You’ve finally convinced yourself that you’re going to shed those pounds and keep them off. As best you can, you’ve been actively exercising and eating the right foods with the hope of improving your health and maintaining a healthy weight. The only problem is, the last few weigh-in's seem to be going up instead of down. Your routine has not changed? So what in the world could be causing this unexplainable weight gain?

The truth is there are many reasons that the scale could be going up instead of down. Unexplained weight gain can be attributed to anything from side
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Detoxify with These Foods

by Lori Sciame June 6th, 2015 | Diet
Hoping to begin eating a better diet?  Look no further than your front yard for a spring super food.  Instead of cursing those dandelions sprouting up all over the lawn, pick the leaves, wash them thoroughly, prepare them to your liking, and then consume them to help detoxify your body.  In addition to dandelions, there are plenty of other spring super foods to help clear out the system, including sesame seeds, broccoli sprouts, and lettuces.  Check out this article on our sister site, My Fitness Tunes, to read all about these amazing foods.
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Give Eggplants a Chance

by Lori Sciame April 4th, 2015 | Diet
Most everyone can recognize an eggplant by its gorgeous purple exterior and its elongated shape; however, many people do not know how to incorporate this nutritious vegetable into meals.  It may seem difficult to learn how to pick out a ready to use eggplant and to prepare it for cooking, but in fact, working with this oddly named vegetable can be a snap.  Read this article on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes, to learn about this mysterious food - everything from picking a ripe one to preparing it for cooking.  A bonus?  Once you know how
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