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A Treat to Keep You on Track

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Staying on task during a diet is extremely tricky.  I’ve always said, cheat a little – because it will help you stay successful.  The more you tell yourself “No,” the more you will crave whatever it is that has been denied – especially if you’re new to the dieting game. Don’t forget about treating yourself! [...]

Fat Tuesday Debunked: Healthy Pancakes

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Avoid those decadent Fat Tuesday pancakes without breaking tradition! Fat Tuesday marks the end of Mardi Gras (which, in French, translates to ‘Fat Tuesday’) and celebrates a day of gluttony. Fat Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday as it’s called in England, has been in practice for hundreds of years across the globe. Traditionally, the day is [...]

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Candy Corp. Decision Drives Obesity Awareness

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Mars, Inc, Candy Supplier, Takes Small Step in the Fight Against Obesity Chocolate is a common weakness for many Americans.  We turn to it for an energy boost, to fight depression or to just indulge our senses.  If consumed carefully, chocolate can be part of a healthy diet – but not many of us consume [...]

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Too Fit to Quit

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In an attempt to avoid wearing a fat suit for Halloween in order to hide that natural fat suit of your own, let EasierLiving help you jump start a workout plan that fits you (like your favorite pair of jeans from the 80’s!). Some people think that just hitting the gym and pumping that iron [...]

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4 Reasons Why Women Lose Weight Slower than Men

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Competing with your guy to lose weight by that office holiday party? You may want to think again – he will most likely win. Studies have showed time and time again that men lose weight faster than women. Male and female bodies are extremely different; it only stands to reason that they would handle weight [...]

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3 Simple Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

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It’s no secret that diabetes often leads to heart attacks or strokes. Now, researchers believe there is a strong link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s and Dementia. In a recent study out of Japan, research have found men and women over the age of 60 with Type 2 Diabetes were twice as likely than other participants [...]

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A Great Recipe to Keep Your Game Day Healthy

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Part of the constant struggle to stay on a healthy food track is the parties you’ll attend. In my circle, football season spikes the number of get-togethers and the number of calories consumed at each one. In an effort to stay healthy, but still appeal to the masses, I have adapted a game day classic: [...]

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Editor’s Post: Learning Accountability for Weight Loss

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Losing weight is never easy. I’ve watched several people try and lose weight through a healthy, regimented plan and it has never seemed easy.  A person needs supporters, determination, perseverance and self-control – lots and lots of self-control. Within my own struggle to shed the pounds, I have found the most challenging part to be [...]

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Five Factors Found to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes

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Finally, a study reveals you CAN prevent, or at the least delay, diabetes regardless of family history. The new government funded study suggests, “every little bit helps” and highlights the five factors to increase chance of diabetes prevention.  It’s the first study to explore how several healthy habits combined can reduce the risk of developing [...]

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Americans are Drinking Less Water

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Why do Americans trade great nourishment for sugary drinks? CNN recently reported, based on a National Center of Health study, that half of the US population over the age of two consumes sugary drinks daily. The study defined “sugary drinks” as sodas, sweetened waters, energy drinks, sport drinks and fruit beverages. They forgot about: diet [...]

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