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The Irony of High-End Footwear

  The following is an excerpt from Miranda Esmonde-White’s new book Aging Backwards: 10 Years Younger and 10 Years Lighter in 30 Minutes a Day. In addition to a sedentary lifestyle, another common cause of ligament immobility in our feet is high-end running shoes and orthopedic footwear. Ironically, these supports are designed to prevent foot [...]

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WIN an Aging Backwards by Miranda Esmonde-White Prize Pack!

  The typical message we get as we age is that we can move less and should take it easy–this is the wrong advice! Surprisingly, fitness enthusiasts often do as much harm to their bodies as people living sedentary lives. Miranda Esmonde-White teaches us in her new book Aging Backwards (in stores November 4th) a [...]

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WIN A Delicious Soup Prize Pack!

  It’s cooling off outside and the leaves are turning beautiful shades of red, orange and brown. Which means one thing in our world… SOUP! Thanks to our friends at Happy Planet Soups, we’re pairing up to give you the opportunity to win 1 of 10 exclusive prizes that contains a copy of The Soup [...]

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Creamsicle Smoothie

  All that’s missing from this is a little wooden stick. This smoothie is so sweet and yummy it should probably be in the dessert section of this book. And it’s always a hit with kids. Before You Begin: Prepare the Almond Milk Almond Milk This is the most basic ingredient you’ll need for great [...]

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Blonde Macaroons

  These are incredibly easy to make and are amazing when dipped in Chocolate. Eating them straight out of the dehydrator is the raw version of eating cookies straight out of the oven . . . Betcha can’t eat just one! Print Blonde Macaroons Yield: 12 macaroons Ingredients3/4 cup cashews, not soaked 1 1/2 cups [...]

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Rainbow Rice Salad

  Delicious, colorful, great for beach trips and picnics, as a side dish for vegan barbecues or for a light lunch—you name it. The diverse and contrasting flavors are there to be enjoyed. Once you chop everything, the rest is fast and easy . . . as is eating it. Print Rainbow Rice Salad Serving [...]

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“Chorizo” Tacos

  Soft corn tortillas make a perfect vehicle for this tofu “chorizo,” which is so good you’ll find a lot of other uses for it too. Make it as soft or as crisp as you like, but use a nonstick pan for the best results; cast-iron is a good second choice. Since it’s easy to [...]

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Top 10 Ways Snack Girl Will Rescue You

  I’m just going to come right out and say it: I. Love. This. Book. The world is full of conflicting diet and weight loss information, and the list of so-called “super foods” and foods to avoid seems to be growing longer by the minute. I’m a mom living in the real world, with a [...]

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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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