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Ancient German Weight Loss Secret

Ancient German Weight Loss Secret

I’m not a Benz or Beemer kind of girl—my favorite German import, by far, is the Almased Diet, a low-glycemic shakes-and-broth plan that’s supposed to shed serious poundage. And actually, for me, it has…as long as I don’t use my Almased shakes to wash ...
Pine Nuts for P.M. Cravings

Pine Nuts for P.M. Cravings

So you’re “good” all day. You don’t eat a donut for breakfast. You do drink your H20.  Your dinner is a portrait of macrobiotic perfection. Dessert? No thanks. But then it’s 10 p.m. and you’re in your fluffy slippers and elastic-waisted PJ pants and ...
4 Tips for Maintaining Your Weight Loss Success

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Weight Loss Success

If you have ever gained weight, then lost weight, and then gained weight again, you know that maintaining your success often ranks as the biggest challenge. Here are some tips for keeping off the weight after you’ve won your battle of the bulge ...
What to Eat Before You Cheat

What to Eat Before You Cheat

I am a firm believer in the 80/20 rule. Most of the time, it’s important to eat clean, fresh, unprocessed foods, drink ample amounts of water and exercise daily. The rest of the time…eh, live a little, my friends. Enjoy new flavors. Get out there and ...
Hush Noisy Stomach, Don’t Say a Word

Hush Noisy Stomach, Don’t Say a Word

A grumbling tummy can be cute. Except when it isn’t. All is fine and well when you and your sweetie are just hanging out Saturday a.m. and then there’s that telltale grrrrowwwwwwl . The two of you might chuckle, “Is there a baby bear under the bed?” ...
6 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Peppermint

6 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Peppermint

There’s nothing quite like the aroma of peppermint, whether you’re chewing gum to refresh your breath or spraying a room fragrance to banish the odor of something you burnt (oops). If you’ve never considered the power of peppermint ...
Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Most of us aren’t strangers to caffeine. We count on our coffee to jump start the day or pour a great big cup of green tea when the afternoon slump sets in. But what about using caffeine to rev up a workout or help you lose weight? Is it a good ...