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Nectresse

You may have noticed there is a new sweetener on the market: Nectresse. I loved the name when I first heard it – it reminded me of Nectarines…an obviously natural, healthful food. Clearly, some darn good marketers are on this…...

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Last month I was lucky enough to meet the Executive Chairman of Vitamix at the LOHAS Forum. During our conversation, we commiserated on how we love smoothies and choose them over juice or juicing. I shyly admitted that I did…...

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If you know anything about Roni Noone (founder of  SkinnyMinnyMedia and blogger extraordinaire), you know that she is a smart lady, with lots of great ideas…who puts her money where her mouth is. In her quest to lose weight, Roni…...

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Looking for a good website to track your food intake? These online food journals are great tools to keep you honest and knowledgeable about what you eat throughout the day. I speak on Better Connecticut about NutritionData.com and Fitday.com, both…...

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Finally, this is the last of all of my P90X reviews of the Beachbody Program by Tony Horton. I have a lot to say and I’m going to make this as comprehensive as possible so that if you haven’t been…...

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If you’re like me, coconut conjures the taste of tropical drinks, Thai food, and, of course, the almighty Mounds bar. Health-food drink? Not so much. Until recently, that is. Lately, it seems that Hollywood has swapped its Smartwaters for the…...

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If the only image that pumpkin seeds conjure in your mind are those sticky remnants from the Halloween Jack o Lantern, then you are in for a real treat! Capitalizing on the myriad nutritional benefits of nuts and seeds (magnesium,…...

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If you’ve ever done workout routines or abdominal exercises using a DVD in your living room, you know that a great instructor is KEY in motivating you to get off the couch. Regular, consistent exercise on a long term basis…...

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If you are tired of the gym, don’t have money for the gym, or don’t have a decent gym nearby, you might be left wondering what the best strategy is in regards to getting in a decent workout. I’ve got…...

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Growing up, it honestly never occurred to me to drink “plain” water. However, there are myriad benefits of sipping water over its less healthy counterparts (read: soda, fruit cocktails, punch, whipped coffee concoctions). But what once was an easy choice–turn…...

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