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Enjoy the Holidays, Skip the Weight Gain

Enjoy the Holidays, Skip the Weight Gain

Let’s face it: There is a general acceptance you will add few extra pounds during the holidays. But so what? You have worked out the entire year so any indulgences are backed up by your higher total energy expenditure (TEE). It sounds unfair, but no matter how active you are pre-holiday season, you will end...
Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

If you watch your weight, and your food choice includes a salad, there is a good chance you will select the bowl of greens and veggies. Unfortunately, sometimes healthy food can be a diet sabotage if you are not careful. Top that salad with a few dollops of high calorie dressing, a sprinkle of croutons,...
The New Belly Fat Diet

The New Belly Fat Diet

You see it, you feel it, you can even pinch it. It is that pesky belly fat we all complaint about – no matter gender, age or whether you are overweight or even thin. Why does this annoying fat sit right there in the middle of the body for everyone to see? Are there some...
Ups and Downs of Your Favorite Drinks

Ups and Downs of Your Favorite Drinks

You ran into work with your tall latte in hand. Around mid-morning you pop a vending machine soda. At lunch, you can’t resist a Nestea. The day is only half over and you have already consumed around 400 calories from beverages! That is a 6 oz. lean sirloin steak with 100 calories to spare. But...
Weather the Storm

Weather the Storm

During our Florida summer vacation 20 years ago, I remember myself along with my family stuffing ourselves on bread, crackers, and chips. The diet was the same regardless of the mealtime. We didn’t have too many options later when Hurricane Andrew stuck during our stay. Seven years ago, I was a Florida resident experiencing the...