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Read this If You LOVE Bacon, Butter & Cream

When I was in 8th grade I was overweight.  Well, I was overweight for most of my childhood, but it was in 8th grade that I had to make a change. I played football but always played with the grade above me since I never made weight. Well, then 8th grade happened and it’s not […]

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How Long Does it REALLY Take to Form a Habit

Have you ever heard that it takes 21 days to form a habit? Of course, we all have. But interestingly, while we’ve all jumped on that 21 day bandwagon and preached it like it was gospel … …it had no scientific truth or merit whatsoever. NONE (the real answer is at the bottom of this […]

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5 Fake “Health” Foods (shocking truth!)

Maybe it comes down to what we believe is really healthy—or maybe it’s clever marketing that’s rattled our brains—but it’s becoming easier for you to get tricked into thinking something is good for your diet when, in fact, there’s much hiding under the surface that makes a "health food" as bad as a candy bar. […]

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PROCESSED FOODS RULE!!

A couple nights ago we had taco night in our house — fun for the girls, as they can pick and choose what they want and create their own mix (which often means half on the floor half on their plates) — but always good to get the kiddos involved in the kitchen as much […]

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‘Weird’ Body Makeover Trick

There are a lot of body makeover tips, strategies and techniques thrown around. Recently the hot trend is on intermittent fasting. Of course gluten has also caught a lot of slack for everything from obesity to inflammation. Then we have the "typical" body makeover tips: Eat breakfast daily Get more sleep Drink less calories Eat […]

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A Fat MORE Dangerous Than Trans Fat?

Dietary fat has always been a hot topic of debate. You likely saw the recent report about how the FDA is slowly but surely removing trans fats from the food supply, citing the 1000′s of deaths caused by these dangerous fats. From the emergence of the Atkins diet several decades ago to the fat free […]

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71 Tips to Lose Fat

Have a clear goal that anyone in the world can measure and understand. Drink tea. Research suggests that those who drink tea (black, green, or white, as long as it’s from real tea vs. herbal tea) have lower BMI’s and have less body fat. Eat cayenne pepper.  A study published in the British Journal of […]

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Eggs WORSE than SMOKING?

Considering February is Heart Health Month, we thought it would be very fitting to revisit a previously posted blog about the much maligned eggs.  Just when we think the topic of whole eggs versus egg whites is put to rest, it resurfaces.  We disagree and believe egg yolks are great for you and should be […]

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