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Separating Fact from Fiction When it Comes to Fad Diets

By Guest Blogger Jane Sandwood When something sounds too good to be true, the chances are that it probably is. Fad diets promise a quick fix to cellulite and a flabby tummy, but how well do these plans really work? While many fad diets do result in initial […]

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Balancing Eating Out With Cooking At Home

Relying on restaurants to provide basic sustenance is becoming entrenched in our American “on the go” way of life. In fact, according to the USDA, for the first time in history people are spending more money in restaurants and on takeout than eating at home. Considering that […]

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Say What? Say “Hara Hachi Bu” Before Dining

I have always been a fast eater, but not nearly as fast as one of my brothers who was known for his voracious appetite. When we were kids my health conscious mother served him last because if she didn’t, he would gobble up his food in a […]

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Fear Less to Age Well

Aging well requires the same life balancing actions as metabolic improvement does plus the support of a holistic life philosophy that considers and honors the body, mind, and spirit.

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What are the Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes We Make?

Jane Sandwood is a professional freelance writer and editor with over 10 years’ experience delivering print and online content. Jane has a particular interest in issues relating to health, fitness and nutrition. In our pursuit of a lean, healthy body, one of the biggest mistakes we make, […]

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Three Reasons Why Dieting Is Becoming Passé

Current research suggests that the incidence of overweight and obesity in the US continues to rise. While that isn’t really “news” anymore, the fact that fewer people are actively trying to lose weight did catch my attention.

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There Is No Short Cut to Fitness

We are inundated with seductive ‘get fit quick’ plans: Five Minute a Day workouts, ultra low carb diets, super high protein diets, intermittent fasting, and a plethora of themed boot camps. They all promise a lot, some provide immediate gratifying results, and yet, in the long haul, […]

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5 Ways to Stay on the Fitness Wagon

The most common reasons for falling off track are life getting in the way, stress, tiredness and lack of time. This used to happen to me all the time, so I’m going to share with you 5 ways I stopped falling off the wagon.

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How to Really Stick with Your Exercise Plan

If you struggle with fitting exercise into your life you have plenty of company. If you’re like a lot of my clients, you believe that there just isn’t enough time in your life for a consistent, sustainable exercise plan.  When I probe a little deeper with my […]

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Why Indonesian Cuisine is Worth A Trip Around the Globe

I did not expect to discover such an amazing array of fresh, delectable, and healthy food as I recently did in Indonesia. My preconception was that, like most places, you have to work a bit to find consistently good AND healthy. I was in for a pleasant […]

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