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The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

To count calories or not to count calories—now that’s a good question. First off, what is a calorie?  Calories are simply a tool used to measure proteins, fats and carbohydrates (or, as some people like to call them, macros) in food. Most people star ...
5 Strategies for Smart Snacking

5 Strategies for Smart Snacking

Snacking often gets a bad rap. But fueling your body between meals can actually be beneficial—if you go about it in the right way. Being a smart snacker means choosing nutritious, delicious foods and keeping an eye on your portions (hint: too much of ...
Raspberry Breakfast Tarts

Raspberry Breakfast Tarts

Eating a store-bought toaster pastry is about as healthy as eating a cookie for breakfast. It’s time to swap out the high fructose corn syrup and food dyes in this childhood favorite with wholesome, healthy ingredients. This raspberry tart recipe use ...
Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

It seems like the safest thing on the restaurant menu when you’re dieting: a nice, leafy green salad. Order the large size, complete with chopped chicken, and you’ve got a meal that melds well with your weight-loss plan. Right? Not always. Factor in ...
5 Ways to Promote Fitness Without Being Pushy

5 Ways to Promote Fitness Without Being Pushy

Everyone has someone in their lives – a significant other, parent, sibling, child, best friend – who could use a little encouragement in the fitness department. You love them, and you want what’s best for them; yet, getting them up off the couch and ...