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An article on Monday, May 2nd in the New York Times by Gina Kolata about “The Biggest Loser” contestants who are struggling six years later with regaining much of the weight they lost on the show drew a flood of responses from New York Times readers. The article — “After

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Veggies are high in water content, and water has 0 calories (but you knew that). That is why they must take up the most real estate on your plate. You can have plenty of food, feel full, and cut (substantially!) calories. More veggies+ feeling full=easier weight loss and happier dieter!

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Did Someone Say Jicama Fries? Yes, Please! The entire tray of fries is only 90 calories! (there were more on the plate. I ate some before remembering to take the picture!). Ingredients 1 package Trader Joes Jicama sticks (or from your local grocer) Nonstick oil spray Salt and paprika to

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Birthdays. Mah-Jongg. Book Club. Ever go out with the girls and find yourself digging into the chips and guacamole or the family-style penne vodka faster than Fred Flintstone said “Yabba-dabba-doo”? While we love each other’s company, being with a group of women can take its toll on the best-laid diet

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Once upon a time, in my lunchbox and in the lunchboxes of the other kids at my lunch table, there was just one kind of Oreo. You know. An Oreo (the lucky kids had Double Stuff). I was 10, and it was the last time in my life I could

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Read a fantastic article about the secrets of being happy. Here’s to a HAPPY Spring for us all! Click here to read 12 Secrets of Being Happy: Using Research from 100 World Experts, A New Book Shows How to Look on the Bright Side by Linda Kelsey.

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Plate Color and Weight Loss March is the most popular month for home organizing. And if you want to lose weight, a good place to start may be with your dishes. Studies show that the LESS color contrast between the plate and the food, the MORE people eat. It’s all

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This Under 50- Calorie, 3-Ingredient, Easy Clean-Up Muffin Recipe Rocks! Only 3 ingredients and 2 dishes to clean for delicious muffins? Yes, please! These are flourless, sugarless and guiltless. Perfect for a quick breakfast (have 3!), afternoon snack (have 2!) or dessert (have 1!). Enjoy! Ingredients 2 medium, ripe bananas

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Winter weight gain often feels inevitable-the effects of overdoing it during a never ending holiday season, the colder, shorter days, and the binge watching of Bravo TV.  If you notice the number on the scale creep up during the grey in months between the holidays and spring you’re not alone.

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