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5 simple steps to mindful eating

December 15, 2016

Mindless eating can lead to poor food choices and unwanted weight gain. But there’s good news!  Mindful eating can improve overall health, and promote weight control by giving you the opportunity to make better, healthier food choices and suppress overeating.  Here are 5 steps you can take to eat more mindfully:

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For glowing skin, hair, nails, eat these foods

Spoiler Alert: eating well is good for your health. But what about those beauty “secrets” many women endlessly search for? “You are what you eat” could not be more true when it comes to our hair, skin, and nails.  Our bodies are very complex systems, organized to be self-sustaining when given the foods to get the job done. With a few small changes to your grocery list, you can have the healthy and beautiful skin, hair, and nails you’ve always wanted.

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The do’s and don'ts of cleanses and detoxes

Eager to return to a better routine when the fun has subsided, we search for a quick fix to mend our vacation damage.  Cleanses and detoxes are tempting: A quick way to get our beach bodies back just in time for the next trip. But if they not followed properly, many can become unhealthy and even dangerous.

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5 healthy tips to survive a Labor Day BBQ

It’s that time of the year again… Labor Day!  This weekend, we’ll gather with friends and family for one last summer bash. But as you prepare for picnics, parties, and weekend getaways, don’t forget about your health goals. With a few simple tips, you can survive the holiday without deviating from your healthy habits.  Follow these tips to enjoy your Labor Day Weekend and still feel great when it’s over:

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4 tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving — a long anticipated day for our taste buds, but dreaded day for our waistline! Don’t let this day completely de-rail your healthy habits. With a few simple tips, you can survive Thanksgiving without packing on the infamous holiday pounds!

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4 healthy recipes using your favorite fall flavors

Along with shorter days and cooler nights, fall brings a variety of seasonal produce: pumpkin, butternut squash, apples, and sweet potatoes, just to name a few.   Your favorite fall flavors are not only tasty, but are packed with nutrients too! A new season is a perfect time for a fresh, healthy start.  So, bundle up, bite into that crisp apple, and let the flavors of fall be your guide toward a healthier you!

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Healthy living after baby: Finding time to eat right

Whether you are a new mom, or you already have a few kids running around causing chaos, it can be overwhelming to find the time to eat healthy.  We may not admit it to our other mom friends, but we have all eaten the leftover pureed pears, mindlessly snacked on the cheerios on our kid’s tray, and then completely forgotten to eat anything substantial for the next few hours.

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