Benefits of clean eating

THE BENEFITS OF CLEAN EATING

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Noise Versus Nutrition: Hanging Up the Hype In the increasingly fragmented world of nutritional plans and fitness frameworks, it’s fair to say that there’s more than enough confusion out there to make the average person wonder – what’s the best way to structure my eating plan? What works? What’s just hype? The noise in this space is deafening, and sometimes …

fat farms are out weight management camps are in

FAT FARMS ARE OUT. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CAMPS ARE IN.

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Fat Farms got their start in the early 1900s and are still in operation today as a get-fit-quick solution. Typically geared towards women, these camp-like destinations promise drastic weight reduction through diet and light calisthenics. The problem with these fat farms is that the big promise of weight reduction relies heavily on an unhealthy reduction in the number of calories …

The #1 Worst Food To Eat Before Hitting the Sack

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If you’re jonesing for a midnight snack, be sure to avoid this food that can derail your sleep and wreak havoc on your diet. We’ve all had this experience: it’s nighttime, sometime after dinner, but… surprise, surprise,… your tummy is still rumbly. You’re looking for something to satisfy your hunger pangs and set you up for a nice, warm “momma-bear-style” …

three ways to boost your metabolism

THREE WAYS TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM

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Metabolism – the elusive feature that controls how the body uses energy and burns calories. There are a lot of articles across the web promising quick and easy ways to improve your metabolism and burn calories faster. It would be wonderful if all those were true. Unfortunately, as many of you already know, metabolism can be a tricky thing to …

BACON ASPARAGUS QUICHE

EAT THIS: BACON ASPARAGUS QUICHE

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On today’s blog-tastic installment of ‘Eat This!’ we’re diving into a healthy (and hearty) helping of BACON ASPARAGUS QUICHE for your summer foodie enjoyment! And once you see how easy and healthy it is, you’ll be wondering how each serving can stay under 300 calories and still pack a cheesy wallop that will make the most discerning taste-buds stand up and …

AMERICA’S GROWING WAISTLINE

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America’s Growing Waistline For Jen Broccolo’s 15th birthday, she and her family took a trip to New York City to attend a festival in Little Italy. Jen, a sophomore at Westerly High School, asked her mom for one more gift: a full-length mirror. “You go, girl!” said her mom, Ann Broccolo. “We’ll hang them in your room!” It all started last May, …

The Sky is Falling! Or Maybe I'm Just Fat... Billie's Tips on Managing the Mommy Effect

THE SKY IS FALLING! OR MAYBE I’M JUST FAT…

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ASK A TRAINER: BILLIE’S TIPS FOR MANAGING THE MOMMY EFFECT “I got fat Billie. And it sucks.” I distinctly remember a conversation with a client from twenty years ago, when I first became a personal trainer.  “I used to be like you,” she said.  I asked her what she meant.  “Fit.  Thin.  Full of energy.  Then I had kids.  I …