Sleep and Your Weight: What’s the Connection?

If you’re feeling tired all the time and also like you’re gaining weight, it may not be your imagination. Sleep deprivation can cause people to develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that may include insulin resistance (when the body

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Recipe of the Week: Curried Cauliflower Soup with Bay Scallops

Cauliflower soup can be just as delicious when it’s not cream-based – especially with the addition of yellow curry and fresh scallops. Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 4 Estimated Total Preparation Time: 50 minutes Calories per Serving: 517 Recipe Ingredients: 12

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Tips for a Happier, Healthier Weekend

It may be tempting to lounge on the couch after a hard week’s work, but healthy weekend eating is equally as important and easy as weekdays. It’s time to make your weekend eating habits as healthy as you can. Eating

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5 Reasons to Take the Stairs.

You don’t need a fancy cardio machine to pump up your heart rate. In fact, you can squeeze small exercise sessions into your day simply by trading in the elevator for the stairs. Walking up three flights of stairs burns

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Recipe of the Week: Homestyle Meatloaf with Spinach-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Our version of meatloaf is easy to make and, along with the mashed potatoes, a comfort food treat at any time of year. Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 4 Estimated Total Preparation Time: 35 minutes Calories per Serving: 529 Recipe Ingredients:

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Goal Setting: Can You Reach Too High?

Goals. We all have them. Some are smaller, short-term goals, like finishing a project at work. Some are bigger, long-term goals, like losing weight. Goals give us drive. They give us motivation. They keep us going. When we reach a

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Making Good New Year’s Resolutions

It’s time to gear up for 2016! The new year brings the feeling of a fresh start, which is why so many people make New Year’s resolutions. Weight loss is the most common resolution, but only 8 percent of people

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Holiday Survival, Part 4: Taming Food Temptations

Holiday festivities traditionally revolve around food, and the pressure to overindulge can throw any well-intentioned dieter into a tailspin. Here’s how to make wise choices during the holiday season. Statistically, Americans gain between 1 and 10 pounds each year during

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Holiday Survival, Part 3: Party Food.

Welcome to Holiday Survival: Part 3. Buffets are perilous for those who are watching their weight. Fortunately, a few simple strategies can help you indulge without over-indulging. 1. Do you eat out on a regular basis? During the holiday season,

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Holiday Survival, Part 2: Drink Responsibly.

While I love a cocktail at a holiday gathering, especially if it’s seasonally themed, I also love it when my clothes still fit in January. In the interest of keeping your current wardrobe and your sanity this holiday season, here

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