Biting Off the Bulge

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Jun
23

Skinny Tips for Eating Out

With the warm weather starting to emerge, every city girl is ready to sport her new summer dress, strappy sandals, and hit the town with her friends. Even throughout the year, friends always want to catch up over dinner or… Read More »

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Apr
18

What to Do When the Scale Stops Moving

Most people who are trying to lose weight hit a plateau sooner or later. The way you handle this plateau will determine whether or not you will be successful in losing weight. The majority of people get frustrated and eventually… Read More »

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City Girl Bites: Healthy Bites

chia and flax seed
Jun
30

Flax, Chia or Hemp Seeds – Which are Healthier?

First it was flax seeds, then chia and now hemp seeds! Everywhere you look these little seeds are being added to foods – from crackers, cereal and breads to energy bars and puddings. Not only are they tasty, but they pack… Read More »

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magnesium
Jun
21

4 Ways Magnesium Can Improve Your Health

What nutrient keeps your bones strong, blood pressure normal, heart beating normally and can decrease risk of diabetes? Bet you didn’t think magnesium was the answer. Magnesium does a lot more than send you running to the bathroom during a… Read More »

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Jun
17

20 Ways to Increase Intake of Fruits and Veggies

How many servings of fruits and veggies did you eat yesterday? Chances are that it wasn’t 5 servings! Today is Eat Your Vegetables Day so I thought this was a good time to talk about how our diets are lacking in… Read More »

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no time to exercise
May
29

How 2 Minutes of Exercise Decreases Risk of Diabetes

What’s your excuse for not exercising? “No time” I bet.  Forget that excuse! Two recent studies show that exercising as little as 2 minutes a week can significantly improve your health, especially your risk of developing diabetes.  This is great… Read More »

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women
May
8

5 Nutrition Tips for Women on Mother’s Day

Whether you’re a mother or not, most of the women I know have hectic schedules and don’t take enough time for themselves. Family and work obligations often come first. Who has time to plan healthy meals and snacks, fit in… Read More »

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Attractive Blond Woman Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies
Apr
29

How to Protect Yourself from a Food Pusher

We all know how hard it can be to stick to a healthy eating routine. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying to lose weight, cut back on carbs or just eat healthier. Some days you feel disciplined but other days… Read More »

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Mar
11

100 Healthy Lunches on the Run Free Download

Getting bored with the same old lunch? Finding healthy lunch choices that taste good, are healthy and aren’t loaded with calories and fat seems  impossible. Many of the options out there can easily pack in 800 calories! In honor of National Nutrition Month, I’ve… Read More »

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Hale and Hearty Soup
Mar
3

Healthy Lunches at Hale and Hearty

What are you having for lunch these days? I bet your usual salad isn’t so appealing when it’s 25 degrees out! Like most of you, I eat lunch “on the run” and am always looking for something that’s convenient, tasty,… Read More »

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