IS YOUR FISH OIL SAFE? (**MUST READ**)

Fish oil supplements, also known as omega-3 fats, are one of the most popular supplements, with more people buying it than ever.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise — with over 15,000 studies, fish oil is powerful for reducing the risk of heart disease, triglycerides, and maybe even helping with weight loss, among tons of other benefits. But not all fish oil is created equal.  Let’s first get something straight.  All fish oils are NOT created equal.   You shouldn’t burp up fish after taking capsules (and, no putting them in the freezer isn&rsqu…
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Health Benefits of THIS Fat

Recently, celebrity chef Paula Deen announced she has type 2 diabetes.  If you aren’t familiar with her, she’s known for using one ingredient in pretty much all foods: butter. Her strong Southern drawl and warm personality has engaged audiences for her popular cooking shows.  Her love affair with butter (and sugar, among other less-than-stellar ingredients) has certainly raised a few eyebrows though among the critics. Now this news came out and many aren’t surprised. This blog isn’t about Paula Deen though (aside from wishing she used her announce…
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Reduce Belly Fat with these 21 Fat Loss Tips

Fat Loss doesn’t have to be as complicated as many people make it out to be. It really takes small, baby steps, for permanent weight loss success.  Here are 21 tips to virtually guarantee success — no weight loss pills, no bogus fat loss scams, or other infomercial quick fixes.  Just tried and true belly busting strategies. 1.  Find a support partner.  Someone who can keep you on track and accountable to stick to it.  This person will ONLY give you positive feedback and never shoot your goals down, or try to steer you in the wrong direction (e.g., you look G…
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Football Friendly Foods (that include beer!)

We were recently watching some of the NFL Playoff Games.  We had a whole crew here this weekend to visit — 13 of us, in fact — and Kara’s family are die-hard Steelers Fans.  Since they played the Denver Broncos on Sunday, we of course had to watch the game, which included lots of yelling and lots of cheering.  And a game that went into overtime, which the Steelers then lost in the first play when Denver scored.  But outside of the game itself, one thing people always associate with football — particularly the Super Bowl, which is around the corner …
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Use THIS Trick to Achieve ANY Goal(s)

It’s been a little longer than usual since we’ve posted.  Sorry. Between and newborn and the holidays, "life" got in the way. But we’re back and ready to help you take action and achieve whatever goals you set for 2012.  We’re not huge fans of New Year’s Resolutions — we say take action whenever the time seems right. At the same time, it does feel kind of like a "clean slate."  Considering we spend time each year planning for the next, we too spend some time thinking about how to make each year BETTER.  Here̵…
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