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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 ...
Buddy System = Bye-Bye, Temptation!

Buddy System = Bye-Bye, Temptation!

Eating healthy is easy… ’til it’s hard. Yesterday, I passed on free potato chips at lunch only to be sidelined by a small-but-definitely-not-low-calorie slice of my co-worker’s famous upside-down pineapple cake. Which is fine, becau ...
Holiday Diet Tips: 5 Ways to Stay on Track

Holiday Diet Tips: 5 Ways to Stay on Track

You’ve tracked your food and exercise regularly for weeks or even months, and you’re living a healthier lifestyle that you’d like to keep for the long haul. However, for many, once the holidays roll around, all of those carefully developed habits fly ...