Category: diet

The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 3

August 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 3

Are You Eating the Right Diet for Your Genes? Since we have established that genetics do in fact play a role in weight gain/ weight loss (see Part 1 and Part 2 of this series), let’s take a look at how this relates to the foods you eat. Some genetic mutations confer dietary advantages over […]

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The Dirty Word of Dieting: Plateau

April 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Word of Dieting: Plateau

By Betty Murray Has your weight loss come to a screeching halt? If you’ve been gradually and consistently losing weight, and suddenly notice that the pounds just aren’t coming off, you’ve probably hit a plateau. Although it can be frustrating, don’t let hitting a plateau discourage you. It is normal for metabolism and weight loss to […]

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Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

By Betty Murray The average American eats about 20 teaspoons of sugar every day, according to a report from the National Health and nutrition Examination Survey database. On average, men consume 335 calories per day in sugar, while women consume 230 calories of sugar each day. The primary sources of added sugar (sugar that is not […]

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Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

By Betty Murray The average American eats about 20 teaspoons of sugar every day, according to a report from the National Health and nutrition Examination Survey database. On average, men consume 335 calories per day in sugar, while women consume 230 calories of sugar each day. The primary sources of added sugar (sugar that is not […]

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Eating Clean in 2015: Your Guide to Clean Diets

January 30, 2015 0 Comments
Eating Clean in 2015: Your Guide to Clean Diets

By Betty Murray You’ve probably heard about clean eating, but what are clean diets really all about? A clean diet is one that is less focused on calorie count, and more on the kind of food you put into your mouth. “Clean” foods are the best and healthiest foods available, such as organic fruits and veggies, […]

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Get Your Zzzzz’s Please: Tips for Getting the Right Amount of Sleep

December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Get Your Zzzzz’s Please: Tips for Getting the Right Amount of Sleep

By Betty Murray If losing weight is on your list of goals for 2015, a healthy diet and regular exercise can help you reach your ideal weight, but here’s another suggestion: get enough sleep. Eating healthy and exercising will only go so far in helping you drop those extra pounds. Good sleep is the third component […]

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