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lyssa 07.05
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Birthdays. Mah-jongg. Book club. Just because it’s summer. Ever go out with the girls and find yourself digging into the chips and guacamole or the family-style hummus platter faster than Fred Flintstone said “Yabba-dabba-doo”? While we love each other’s company, being with a group of women can take it’s toll

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lyssa 05.31
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Does this sound familiar? Breakfast: a cup of berries with a small avocado toast; Lunch: kale salad with grilled chicken; Dinner: grilled salmon, small sweet potato, roasted broccoli, 15 fries off the kids plate, and half a pan of brownies. Uh, whoops. Eating healthy all day long is hard, so

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lyssa 05.10
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Outsmart Your Hunger Hormone Even the most motivated and focused dieter will struggle to be successful at weight loss once hunger takes over. Our bodies secrete a hormone called ghrelin, which controls hunger and drives our appetite. If we don’t understand, monitor, and control our ghrelin, we can forget about

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lyssa 02.15
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I love cookies. I could give cookie monster a run for his money. That’s why I love Fiber Gourmet 100-Calorie Pack Thinables Cookies! Half the calories of other cookies, portion controlled packs, 15 grams of fiber, and they taste delicious! Two flavors- English Toffee and Cinnamon Swirl. Visit fibergourmet.com to

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lyssa 2.12
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Over the next few days, those of us watching our waistlines will be bombarded with temptation. Around every corner there will be one candy kiss after another. Some may even find themselves dreaming about truffles, peanuts swimming in gooey caramel, and others of us will count chocolate covered strawberries to

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Don’t Gamble With Your Diet On SUPERBOWL Hot wings, chili and nachos, oh my! Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest food-consumption day, following only Thanksgiving. Use these 8 SUPER tips to survive. Intercept high calorie dishes. Bring your own “diet friendly” versions that you can eat until the final touchdown.

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This is a super-simple recipe with very little cleanup. Now that’s the way I like it! Serves 5 Meatloaf Nonstick spray ¼ cup ketchup ¼ cup low-sugar apricot, strawberry or grape jelly 1 pound lean ground turkey or extra lean beef (such as Laura’s Lean Beef) ¼ cup chopped onion

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You’ve made losing weight your New Year’s resolution so many times it would take a Harvard Ph.D. to do the math. This year, it’s time to do something different to pull yourself together, and there’s no time to waste (It’s already January 4th!). Get going with these 8 steps: Don’t

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Turkey, stockings, that jolly guy in the red suit- these things are suppose to be stuffed during the holidays. You? Not so much. It may seem impossible to make it to the New Year without gobbling up every last delectable goodie. Here’s some tips to enjoy your favorite treats these

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A taste here, a sample there…if you are not careful, you could easily consume hundreds of calories before the first guest arrives. To keep a lid on pre-party picking: Eat before you cook. Don’t even think about setting foot in the kitchen to whip up your famous Christmas cookies on

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