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Ancient Spice Reduces Inflammation!

Ancient Spice Reduces Inflammation!

Written on May 25, 2015 by

If you are one of the estimated 50 million Americans that suffer from arthritis or any form of inflammation, there’s good news. There is a spice that has been around for hundreds of generations and is widely known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Many times, people take over-the-counter and prescription medication to reduce swelling or pain […]

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Portioning Macronutrients: Protein

Portioning Macronutrients: Protein

Written on May 18, 2015 by

The critical importance of portioning macronutrients for overall health Macronutrients – or “macros” for short – are the three critical energy sources in our food: carbohydrates, fat, and proteins. These three energy sources are digested and expended differently in our bodies, and understanding how to leverage the proper portions of these nutrients is critical to […]

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11 Undisclosed portion control tips for zealous overeaters

11 Undisclosed portion control tips for zealous overeaters

Written on May 13, 2015 by

According to Dr Oz, 63% people consider themselves addicted to food! In my experience, I would agree. Just tell someone to stop eating their favorite food to test that! With shame, I admit that I am a zealous overeater and every day I face a mostly intense struggle against it, and in the past, a […]

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Portioning Macronutrients: Fat

Portioning Macronutrients: Fat

Written on May 11, 2015 by

  The critical importance of portioning macronutrients for overall health Macronutrients – or “macros” for short – are the three critical energy sources in our food: carbohydrates, fat, and proteins. These three energy sources are digested and expended differently in our bodies, and understanding how to leverage the proper portions of these nutrients is critical […]

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Portioning Macronutrients: Carbohydrates

Portioning Macronutrients: Carbohydrates

Written on April 27, 2015 by

  The critical importance of portioning macronutrients for overall health Macronutrients – or “macros” for short – are the three critical energy sources in our food: carbohydrates, fat, and proteins. These three energy sources are digested and expended differently in our bodies, and understanding how to leverage the proper portions of these nutrients is critical […]

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Put Your Body to Work

Put Your Body to Work

Written on April 13, 2015 by

Using your body as a food portioning aid. Imagine you’re out for the day running errands. A friend calls and asks if you want to meet him or her for lunch while you’re out. You respond and say that you will, but upon arriving at your destination you have a terrifying realization: you haven’t brought […]

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

Written on March 23, 2015 by

Tackling your health goals this year. Now that spring is officially starting to come into bloom in most areas of the country, the inevitable nerves that set in as you anticipate shedding layers and baring more skin in the coming months may come knocking again. So many people try crash dieting or fads and trends […]

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Go Healthy Travel Pack Microwave Friendly

Go Healthy Travel Pack Microwave Friendly

Written on March 19, 2015 by

It can be a real challenge exercising proper portion control at the office, in the schoolyard or on the road. That’s a big issue, because we spend most of us spend the majority of our time in one or more of these places. If you’re managing your weight, blood sugar or metabolism, you know that […]

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The Traffic Sign Method to Portion Control [Holiday Edition]

The Traffic Sign Method to Portion Control [Holiday Edition]

Written on November 21, 2014 by

Need a little help with portion control this holiday? Here’s a very simple way to keep up with your portion control guidelines. All you have to remember is your traffic light signs. 1.Green Light: Get 2 servings of a non-starchy vegetable.  Examples of Non-starchy vegetables Broccoli Cucumber Okra Carrots 2. Yellow Light: Get 1 serving of a […]

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June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

Written on June 27, 2014 by

Stopping to ask directions, avoiding dentist and doctor appointments… While these general stereotypes of men are known across the country, the clichés remain for a reason. Most often men are generally more apt to take care of others and their families as opposed to keeping tabs on their overall health maintenance. June is Men’s Health […]

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