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All Calories Are Not Created Equal

All Calories Are Not Created Equal

For years, dieters were handed calorie counters and told that they could eat what they wanted as long as they stayed within a certain limit. Now, as diets such as the Paleo plan and low-carb diets become more popular, we’re learning that the qu ...
Spanx, But No Spanx

Spanx, But No Spanx

Ladies, can we talk about shapewear? When I’m going out to dinner with my boyfriend for a special occasion, I usually do break out the Spanx so that I can have a lump-and-bump-free silhouette. I usually feel so trim, thanks to my tummy smoother, that ...
Warding Off Weight Gain During Menopause

Warding Off Weight Gain During Menopause

Find that your midsection is starting to expand during midlife? Menopause is the cessation of periods, but prior to or after menopause women often start to experience weight gain that seems to come out of nowhere. This is due in part to changes in me ...
Diet-Friendly Dips & Sauces for Healthier Snacking

Diet-Friendly Dips & Sauces for Healthier Snacking

I have a friend who recently asked me for help with her diet. She felt that she was doing everything right but couldn’t lose any weight. I asked her to write down what she ate in a typical day. It all sounded good: Hard-boiled eggs for breakfas ...