8 Healthy Fruits to Add to Your Diet – and they are 0 points!

Adding more fruit to your diet lets you satisfy your sweet tooth with natural foods, and increases your intake of important vitamins and minerals. Better yet, fruit is a great diet food, with most diets recommending that you eat multiple servings each day. Most people eat fruit staples such as oranges, apples, pears and bananas.

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Get the Most Out of Your Gym Workouts

Hitting the gym is a great way to supplement an improved diet when trying to shed pounds for the long term. To maximize the benefits you get from working out at a fitness center, follow these tips to make sure you lose the most weight – and keep it off. Review All of the Options

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Let’s Get Jammin’

Jams, jellies, preserves: perhaps that last word is my favorite. After all, doesn’t a well-made jam taste like perfectly preserved fruit at the height of the season? Or better yet, isn’t a bite of good fruit jam like stepping back in time to the best, most beautiful sunny summer day? Maybe that’s why I love

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5 Ways to Celebrate National Chocolate Day!

As if we need an excuse to celebrate chocolate, here it is: National Chocolate Day! Just to get a jump start on this beautiful, glorious holiday, I’ve already eaten some chocolate, even though it’s early in the morning. (What can I say, some days seem, well, harder than others.) Ayurvedic practices recommend eating chocolate in the morning, so

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New Year, New Stuff, New You!

2017. It’s a fresh start, a blank page. I think we’ve all seen those “your life is a book, today is page 1, make it a good one” type of posts already, or is it just me who does an inner eye roll at them? There’s a mite of truth in the phrase, though, despite

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Back to Square One

Well, it happened. The holidays are officially over. I know this because last night, I ate the very last Christmas cookie. There were two little spritz cookies, wrapped in tin foil, languishing on the counter. I thought to myself, okay, these cookies aren’t gonna eat themselves. And I really can’t start my “no sugar” routine

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Have you Heard of the CRON Diet?

During the early 1990s, scientists created an enclosed ecosystem (in a huge set of buildings) called Biosphere 2 and attempted to see if people could live in a sealed facility for two years, living on food they grew in a sustainable atmosphere. The scientists tried to recreate different environments (desert, ocean, savannah) to sustain life,

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Should You Try a Raw Diet?

Eating a raw food diet does not necessarily mean eating only uncooked foods. Depending on the type of raw diet you follow, you may not even be allowed to eat certain raw foods that contain any additives or preservatives, growth hormones, or come from commercial manufacturing sources. Before you consider trying a full or partial

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