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Controlling Gestational Diabetes For A Healthy Pregnancy

Following a healthy diet is critical during pregnancy, but women who develop gestational diabetes (a form of diabetes that develops while pregnant) can benefit greatly by ...

Combatting Body Fat In Women

Body fat in women accumulates naturally on areas including the abdomen and hips or thighs creating the commonly referred to "apple" or "pear" shaped body. Accumulation ...

Healthy Breastfeeding Diet Tips

A healthy diet during breastfeeding supports both mother and baby as they transition through the first weeks and months together. There is no need for a ...

The Connection Between Weight Loss and Hot Flashes

If you've had one, there's no mistaking it: the sudden, intense, hot feeling in your upper body, perhaps accompanied by a rapid heartbeat, sweating, dizziness, nausea ...

Getting Bikini-Season Ready Part 1: Your Diet

With summer just around the corner, you may be wondering what last-minute steps you can take to get your body bikini-ready. While we want to strive ...

Feeling Full on Fewer Calories

One of the biggest obstacles you'll encounter while cutting back on calories is feeling full throughout the day. Hunger will sneak up on you when you ...

Lack of Sleep: A Weighty Issue

Not getting enough sleep can do more than just make you feel sluggish the next day--it can actually sabotage your weight-loss goals. When you feel tired ...

The 10 Easy Steps to Weight Loss

Over the last 20 years, food portions have increased dramatically. As the size of our plates have grown, so has the expectation that the larger amount of ...

Five Best-Kept Secrets to Include in Your Diet

You always hear about foods that you need to avoid or eliminate from your diet. What about foods that you should be eating, but may not ...

Smart Substitutions: 5 'Staples' to Trade Out of Your Pantry

Any stop to the grocery store is made quicker and easier when you just have a few 'staples' to pick up. There are many things we ...

9 Tricks to Staying Healthy When Eating Out

Eating out can be a gamble especially for people who are watching their weight or managing certain health conditions. Many of the foods prepared outside of ...

Five Eating Habits You Should Break

Some of your daily habits may be hindering your health or weight loss goals. Little things you do throughout the day can either propel you forward ...

The 411 on Sushi

What exactly is sushi? What about sashimi? Sushi is often touted as being healthy, but not all options at your favorite fish establishment are created equal, ...

Smart Substitutions When Dining Out

Many foods offered at restaurants are not prepared in the same healthful way that you would make them at home. Heavy use of sugar, oil, butter, ...

Healthy Living 101: The Ins and Outs of Fiber

Fiber comes from plants and can be found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. Fiber is the portion of plant foods that the ...

Five Common Foods That Are Ruining Your Waistline

When I speak to clients, I frequently hear the words: "I thought that was good for you!" There are many foods that seem to be "healthy" ...

Smart Substitutions: Sweet Cravings

Eating healthy does not mean that you must eliminate all sweets from your diet. You just have to be smart about how you satisfy your sweet ...

Celebrate Valentine's Day in a Healthy Way

Valentine's Day brings not only feelings of love and joy, it also brings high-calorie chocolates, candies, cookies, and other treats. Since February is American Heart Month, ...

Healthy Living 101: Understanding Whole Grains

Whole grains are made up of the entire or "whole" grain, including the bran, germ, and innermost part of the kernel, the endosperm. Each portion of ...

Being a Couch Potato Is More Harmful Than You Think

The idea of "couch potatoes" tends to conjure up images of overweight, lazy unkempt slacker-types. We've heard about the research that has shown that the more ...

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