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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days.  Or at regular meals.  Or All.…

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What is Metabolism?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use…

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Healthy Recipe: Grilled Bok Choy

          Ready to grill? Throw some bok choy on the BBQ! Bok choy is packed with vitamins A, C and K, as well as beta carotene. This grilled bok choy has tender stems and crispy leaf edges. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need… 2 lbs bok choy 1 Tablespoons olive oil…

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Healthy Recipe: Beef and Broccoli Dinner

            Here’s a delicious weeknight dinner recipe that’s quick to throw together. With lots of fiber and protein, this is the type of meal that will help make your fitness goals a reality. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need… 2/3 cup coconut aminos or low-sodium soy sauce 1 1/2 Tablespoons…

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Healthy Recipe: Milanese Steak Grill

              Give your taste buds a gift with this tantalizing combination of parsley, lemon peel, garlic and white wine. Make sure to trim your steak of all visible fat before grilling to enjoy the leanest cut possible. Add a side of steamed veggies and brown rice for a healthy, tasty meal.…

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Healthy Recipe: PB&J Makeover

            Not all PB&J sandwiches were created nutritionally equal. It all depends on the quality of the ingredients that you use. If you use white bread, corn syrup-filled peanut butter and refined sugar-filled jelly, the result would be a sandwich that will skyrocket your blood sugar, promotes fat storage and…

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Healthy Recipe: Savory Broccoli Rabe

          Here’s a delicious way to dress up broccoli rabe. Broccoli rabe is a non-heading type of broccoli with long thin leafy stalks that’s topped with small florets. It’s packed with vitamins A, C and K in addition to potassium, iron and calcium. It also contains phytochemicals that fight cancer and…

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Healthy Recipe: Quinoa Fruit Salad

            This refreshing summer salad is made with quinoa. Quinoa is a gluten-free, protein- packed seed. It’s a complete protein, containing all 9 essential amino acids. Add a side of lean protein to your salad and you’ve got a highly nutritious, balanced meal. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need… 3/4…

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Healthy Recipe: Grilled Salmon and Peach Salad

            This recipe makes a perfect flat-abs meal. Fresh greens, grilled peaches and tender salmon make a mouthwatering combination. Enjoy for lunch or dinner. Servings: 1 Here’s what you need: 2 cups mixed greens 1/4 cup grilled peaches 1 Tablespoon blue cheese crumbles 1 Tablespoon dried cranberries 1 Tablespoon light…

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