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Diet and Fitness

Would You Rather Be Strong or Thin?

6 Comments 01 April 2014

For me, weight loss became an afterthought when I got serious about running. The real benefits? Running farther, getting stronger, and the thrill of achieving goals. From Running Like a Girl.

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Eat Like a Caveman: 4 Great Paleo Diet Books

2 Comments 28 February 2014

You've heard of the Paleo Diet, but maybe you're not quite sure what it entails, or whether it's right for you. Do you have to eat only raw meat with your bare hands? Can you use a stove at all, ever? Do you have to decipher stick figures on cave walls to get a recipe for meatloaf tonight?

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11 Ways to Be Active without Hitting the Gym

No Comments 20 February 2014

If you're young and overweight, you have to make fitness a part of your everyday life. Here's a list of things you can do to keep your body moving, from my book 1 Year, 100 Pounds: My Journey to a Better, Happier Life.

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Lose Weight the Easy Way: Organize Your Food

No Comments 05 February 2014

When was the last time your reorganized your fridge? A new study in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that doing just that can be a big influence on making healthy food and beverage choices. And it's not just a short-term weight loss tool; these benefits lasted for years.

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How to Use Whey Protein for Weight Loss

No Comments 16 December 2013

In a previous post, I talked to you about my Transitional Day Fast, a liquid-diet tool for even faster weight loss. Well, one of the reasons this fast is effective is because of whey protein powder, one of the ingredients in the smoothies that constitute this one-day liquid diet.

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Get Beach Ready with 10 Super Foods Essential to Weight Loss

No Comments 01 May 2013

Counting calories is only part of the solution to shedding pounds. These ideal super foods will also help you feel full and encourage your body to burn more fat. From The FastDiet by Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer.

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New Atkins for a New You Cookbook recipe for Roasted Garlic Hummus

50-Plus Healthy, Low-Calorie Snacks

1 Comment 07 February 2013

A healthy eating plan is much easier to stick to when you set yourself up for success. Stock your kitchen with these items and stave off unhealthy binges, says Jennifer Joyce in her cookbook Skinny Meals in Heels: Prep-Ahead, Figure-Friendly Dishes for the Busy Home Chef.

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10 Easy Ways to Stop Food Cravings

No Comments 03 January 2013

Starting the New Year off with a fresh, healthier eating routine? When the resolution fades, don’t succumb to that bag of chips! In The DASH Diet for Weight Loss, Thomas Moore, M.D. shares 10 ways to stick to your diet at home.

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7 Ways to Eat More Fruit

No Comments 11 December 2012

According to The DASH Diet for Weight Loss by Thomas Moore, MD, fruit is a perfect "Hi-Lo-Slo" food (HIgh volume, LOw calorie, SLOw to eat), helping you feel full on fewer calories. Use these simple tips to immediately reap the health and weight-loss benefits of adding more fruit to your diet.

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5 Good Reasons Why You Should Become a Vegetarian

No Comments 15 November 2012

By Kristin Sidorov For some, a meal without meat doesn’t seem like a meal at all. But research proves that opting for a vegetarian diet can have enormous benefits, not only on your health—just ask Bill Clinton—but on your wallet, your waistline, and the planet. Diet fads have been shifting toward a veggie-centric lifestyle and meat alternatives are commonplace.

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Low-fat Egglant Parmesan from The 17 Day Diet Cookbook

The 17 Day Diet Cookbook Recipe: No-Fuss Eggplant Parm

No Comments 23 August 2012

Looking for fresh dinner ideas on The 17 Day Diet? Eggplant Parmesan, an Italian standby, is one of my favorite dishes. From The 17 Day Diet Cookbook.

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Chloe’s Kitchen Recipe: Avocado Pesto Pasta

4 Comments 04 June 2012

Looking for an easy Meatless Monday recipe? This popular dairy-free, delicious avocado pesto pasta should please the entire family (and they'll never know it's vegan!). From Chloe's Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way by Chloe Coscarelli.

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The 17 Day Diet Cookbook Recipe: Zucchini, Lemon, and Parmesan Saute

No Comments 17 April 2012

This veggie is so versatile that you can eat it raw, add it to salads, steam it, boil it, bake it, stuff it, and more. From The 17 Day Diet Cookbook.

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The 17 Day Diet Cookbook Recipe: Kale Chips

3 Comments 16 March 2012

All hail, kale chips! You'll no longer need to worry about satisfying cravings for fattening potato chips once you've tried these. From The 17 Day Diet Cookbook.

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