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Overloaded Baked Potato

  From Bob Harper, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Skinny Rules and Jumpstart to Skinny and the star of NBC’s ongoing smash reality show The Biggest Loser, come 100 delicious new recipes (all of them under 330 calories!), a month of new menu plans, and indispensable shopping lists and cooking tips that [...]

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Weight Loss Tip: Focus on Foods that Fill You Up

Weight Loss Tip: Focus on Foods that Fill You Up

  Ready for a weight loss tip? I’ll teach you a trick right now. It’s called “Can I eat an apple?” First off, apples go in the fridge. I’ve had apples last for months in there. Buy a bag of the kind you like (feel free to mix them up) and make sure you’ve always [...]

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How Exercise Improves Eating Behavior

How Exercise Improves Eating Behavior

  Exercise enhances the brain’s “executive function,” which is what allows you to follow a plan. Sticking to a healthy diet means sticking to a plan. It’s about adherence to goals. You have to resist urges too, but mostly it’s about following a healthy eating plan. So what is executive function? Dr. Alonso-Alonso explained that [...]

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Chilling Out with Cardio (or How Not to Beat Up Your Boss)

Chilling Out with Cardio (Or Alternatives to Beating Up Your Boss)

  Do you ever feel like making a voodoo doll in the image of your boss, stabbing it full of pins, twisting its head off, then setting it on fire? I remember those days. Speaking of the old days, here’s to the good old mammoth-slaying Stone Age, when we really knew how to deal with [...]

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Plan your snacks for work

How to Plan Your Snacks

  Snacking is probably the preemptive eating behavior that people struggle with the most. More often than not it’s because people feel that they are simply too busy to snack. Of course, there’s a big difference between being too busy to snack and being too busy to remember to snack. Life has a habit of [...]

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10 Fast Foods that Put the KFC Double Down to Shame

10 Fast Foods That Put the KFC Double Down to Shame

  Restaurant calories are anything but intuitive, and to truly emphasize this point, I want to revisit the risks of eating out without considering calories by exploring common fast food fare and considering them in the context of the infamous KFC Double Down. In case you don’t remember, the Double Down was KFC’s breadless offering [...]

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Food Diary

How to Keep a Food Diary and Learn to Love It

  I know you’ve done it before, and it’s possible you even hated it, but my experience with thousands and thousands of folks just like you has taught me that whether you end up loving or hating your food diary is all about attitude. The thing is, to be useful, food diaries simply can’t be [...]

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Eating Healthy on Vacation

Top 10 Strategies for Eating Healthy on Vacation

  Though I haven’t seen the studies to prove it, I’ve heard that the average weight gain during a week of cruising nears seven pounds, and I’ve certainly seen plenty of folks gain four to five pounds during a weeklong stay at an all-inclusive resort. Once you factor in alcohol, buffets, and disorganized eating, you [...]

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Lifestyle Books to Watch for in March!

  These lifestyle books are all going to be in stores this March. From vegan cookbooks to sweet desserts to the best diet books, we have something for everyone! Look through all the great titles and lets us know which ones you are most excited about!

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Sochi Olympics: How to Train for Curling

  Curling is a fantastic sport and so totally Canadian! If you are looking to get in top shape for curling there are few exercises you should be sure to include in your fitness regime. 1. Leg Lunges: You need a lot of leg strength and flexibility to get into a position like this! Lunges [...]

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