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Beware the Sugary Beverage

Beverage companies are spending billions of dollars on marketing every year to get your to drink your calories. There are hundreds of ads for sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks, and juices each year. So it should come as no surprise to hear that on any given day, half of the United States is consuming a

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Don’t Let Your Salad Deceive You

Avid dieters will be the first to tell you that the key to successful weight loss includes cutting out the fat and upping your greens intake. Want to lose weight? Eat a salad. Want to get healthier? Eat a salad. Sounds like a safe bet, right? But what so many people don’t realize is just how deceiving

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Tofu & Shiitake Stuffed Iceberg Lettuce Leaves

Tofu & Shiitake Stuffed Iceberg Lettuce Leaves Prep time: 12 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 57 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 whole iceberg lettuce leaves, rinsed and dried 1 Tbsp peanut or vegetable oil Filling 3 ounces (about half a package) tofu, crumbled 2 dried shiitake mushrooms 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 scallion, minced 2 Tbsp low

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Understanding Calories

Are you trying to lose weight by ‘watching calories,’ ‘counting calories,’ or ‘limiting calories’? Have you heard the ‘eat less calories and exercise more’ advice a bit too often? Simply put, understanding calories and being able to shop for the right foods is a must to achieve lasting weight loss without compromising on the body’s daily

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Your Body

To say that human body is a complex machine would be an understatement. The way we look, move, think, and feel are the incredible properties of giant machinery – built out of a complicated mechanism of organic chemistry, molecular biology, and quantum physics. Our cells, tissues, organs, and body systems are composed of busy, active,

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Best-in-Show Red Beet Hummus

Best-in-Show Red Beet Hummus Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 4 medium-sized red beets, scrubbed, cooked and cubed 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 small clove garlic, pressed 1/4 tsp salt Instructions Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Serve with whole wheat crackers

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Positive Visualization

Visualization is not a new concept in the world of self-improvement. To explain it simply, positive visualization is the act of imagining what you want so it manifests in your life. How It Works Visualization is not the same as “making a wish.” When you hope for something, you daydream about having it in the

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5 Tips for Making Time for Yourself

Do you ever think, “I wish I had more hours in my day!” or “If I only had more time for myself….?”   With full-time jobs, family responsibilities, and the regular grind of life, 24 hours feels like not enough. And since we can’t make more time, we have to learn how to use what