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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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