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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 ...
7 Ways to Curb Emotional Eating

7 Ways to Curb Emotional Eating

For those suffering from emotional eating or compulsive eating, food is more than fuel. It’s a way to handle emotions that can range from stress to loneliness to boredom to even anger. Options for healing and help range from support groups to e ...
Tired After Turkey – Is Tryptophan to Blame?

Tired After Turkey – Is Tryptophan to Blame?

After finishing a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner, do you have the urge to skip the family game of Scrabble and instead, crawl under the table for some post-turkey slumber? You’re not alone. Some may blame a certain amino acid known as tryptophan ...