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On a recent episode of Shark Tank, entrepreneur Makenzie Marzluff received $600k in funding for her dessert hummus company Delighted By, the vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and low-sugar treat that she described as tasting like cookie dough. The Sharks were surprised to like it—though all noted how weird it was—and Mark Cuban exclaimed, “this

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lyssa 1129
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Oops! You did it again…. You ate all Thanksgiving weekend… a lot. Don’t panic. You may feel like a big fat failure, but you’re not. It’s just time to break that “Oops, I did it again” cycle and get back on the post-holiday diet bandwagon. Get going with these 6

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lyssa 1122
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According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 3,000 calories during a typical Thanksgiving dinner. From appetizers to dessert, dieters beware: You want to stuff the bird, not yourself!

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lyssa 1115
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1. Eat before the big meal. Yes, you read that correctly! Showing up for the feast with a rumbling tummy is a recipe for over-eating, so be sure to pre-game by having some low-calorie mini-meals or snacks earlier in the day. Bank calories for the big meal, but don’t fast all day.

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lyssa 1017
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“Hi Lyssa. I am involved in a workout group called #wedohardstuff. Most of the workouts are physical but there are some that aren’t. One of the challenges this month entails writing an uplifting letter to someone. You were the first person that I thought of! I need to thank you

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One of the secrets to ending emotional eating is to practice the Pleasure Principle. So many of us turn to food for pleasure when we lack it in other areas of our day (or lives!). Give your mind and body other ways of feeling good, aside from eating. Many times

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lyssa 0913
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This recipe was featured in an email from the myrecipes.com website. The original version of this delicious Rosh Hashanah favorite was weighted down by a stick of butter and a cup of sugar. This lightened version eliminates 8.5 g of fat and 102 calories by accenting the natural sweetness of

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lyssa 0719
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You know the danger zone. It’s that three-hour zone before bedtime when everything falls apart. It’s that uncontrollable evening eating that most people have a hard time with- and I am no different. That’s when it’s so easy to take an entirely good eating day and throw it all away-

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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 06.14
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When reading a restaurant menu at dinner, think about tomorrow’s lunch. It’s natural to want to get our money’s worth, so we often feel compelled to clean our plate. But when we view a serving as two meals, we get our money’s worth! To help: Ask the waiter to bring

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