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Want To Burn More Calories? Stand Up!

Stand up. If you can, do it as much as possible. According to Stand Up (more) & Eat (better), The Cooper Institute’s blog, you burn 33% more calories by standing instead of sitting. What are you waiting for?    

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Is Your Workplace A Food Landmine?

Your workplace can be a major food landmine when you’re trying to eat well. We spend a lot of hours at work — whether that means time at the office, at home, in the car, on an airplane, in a hotel, in a retail store, or anywhere else you conduct your business.  The challenges are […]

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Need To Work Off Some Extra Calories?

According to Health Day TV there are some great outdoor ways to burn off a few of those extra calories you consumed – perhaps the ones left over from an indulgent 4th of July barbecue. For each hour of activity (caloric burn varies somewhat with your size and effort): Golf, walking with your clubs:  330 […]

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Stand Up And Cheer

That’s Right!  Cheer for how much you will be helping your health by not sitting so much.  Check out these stats and graphics courtesy of Medical Billing and Coding.org. Via: Medical Billing And Coding

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A Beautiful Stressbuster

Stress is a trigger for emotional eating for many people.  Why not hang around with some gorgeous trees showing off their springtime splendor like these in Riverside Park in New York City. A perfect antidote to those extra trips to the fridge.

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Does Clean Eating Mean Making Sure You Wash Your Veggies?

What Is Clean Eating? Clean eating is about wholesome and natural food – food that isn’t full of chemicals, preservatives, additives and isn’t processed and/or refined. Clean eating is healthy eating. All of the whole, natural, unprocessed foods in a clean diet are chock full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrition that will help […]

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Snow Angels and Snowballs: Try These To Burn Off Snow Day Food

There is a heck of a lot of snow outside. I actually can’t open my kitchen door because of a gigantic snowdrift. Many hours after the snow has deposited a foot and a half of whiteness (without the drifts), the guy who plows my driveway hasn’t been here yet because his truck broke down. It also happens to be two days after Christmas. I served lunch to twenty people on Christmas Day. I have leftovers – lots of them – and most of them are not, by any stretch of the imagination, of the low calorie variety. Being stuck inside with many leftovers in the fridge and a post-holiday slump leads to almost continuous nibbling and noshing. What to do?

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