The Skinny on Fruit

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Weight Watchers used to be the last bastion of old-school numbers-don’t-lie dieting. The points system reinforces a fundamental principle of weight loss: to lose body weight, create a calorie deficit. Fewer calories in, more calories out. When the body does not get enough energy from food, it begins to...
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4 “New” Ancient Whole Grains

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Farro It’s no wonder the low-carb diet craze is so passé. Whole grains are healthy starches, packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Refined grains, like white flour, white rice, and even most “Multigrain” snacks are stripped of these nutrients during processing. This is why we always encourage buying “100%...
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Nuts for Nuts

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One of my favorite snacks are nuts. A handful a day may not only help to prevent heart disease but recent studies show they can also promote weight loss! The catch? Keeping your intake to just one handful (technically 1/4 cup is a serving). Simply put, grabbing too many...
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Fat traps on New Years Eve

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Everyone looks forward to the holiday season filled with cheer, festivities and oh yeah….food. Getting swept up in the parties doesn’t give you the right to wreck the progress you’ve made on your diet (not to mention fitting into your skinny jeans!). So before you add weight loss to...
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