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If you’re a parent, you probably fight a daily battle with sugar. Most of us can attest to the noticeable effects of sugar on our kids’ behavior: “bouncing off the walls.” Study after study has demonstrated the negative side of…...

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Fish food

If you aren’t big into fish, it may be a struggle to get it into your diet. Personally, it has only been in the last ten years or so that I would even entertain ordering cod, sea bass or salmon.…...

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Healthy Hair

Maintaining a head of beautiful, healthy hair can become a challenge. Between the blow drying, flat irons, chlorine, salt, chemicals from dyes, etc., hair can become dry, brittle and dull. Further, as we get older and go through hormonal changes,…...

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We had a couple over for dinner last night, and the husband mentioned that I looked as though I had lost weight. I haven’t. Both my husband and I, however, are noticing very slight changes in my “leanness” quotient. I…...

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We all survived the low-carb mania that swept the country a few years back, and if you’re like me, you didn’t have too much difficulty retraining yourself afterward to indulge in pasta dishes and sandwiches sans guilt. But lately it…...

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Recently, I was having a discussion with my friend who claimed that eating healthy and dieting are the same thing.  Ouch!  If that is true, then I must have been on a diet my whole life!  How awful!  The fact…...

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Chances are that at some point in your life you went on a diet.  You may even be on one now.  Or, you may be making a New Year’s Resolution to diet in the New Year.  Let me stop you…...

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One of the current diet trends is the notion that we should be snacking constantly, or eating 5-6 “mini-meals”, instead of the three square meals that our grandparents sat down to daily. Is this a fad diet which will join…...

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Having been entrenched in wellness for the better part of fifteen years, it is hard for me to be unaware of my health and my habits which impact my health.  For instance, I can’t imagine life without exercise.  I can’t…...

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About six months ago, my friend lost a lot of weight (25 pounds or so).  She didn’t do so for vanity reasons, she did it for health reasons and to make a positive change in her life.  Further, she did it in…...

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