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Healthy Eating Tip of the Day: Tips for Trips

Tips for Eating on Vacations and Weekend Get-Aways! Summer will be upon us shortly, and so will the family gatherings. And for the majority of us, there is no more suitable means to enjoy this time, than to load up the car and head towards one of favorite travel locations. But, before you head out […]

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Healthy Eating Tip of the Day: Low GI Snacking

Low GI Snacking The foods we eat on a low Glycemic Index (GI) diet help to regulate our blood sugar levels so they don’t quickly spike and crash. Because of this, a low GI diet may aid in weight loss due due to enhanced appetite management and possibly delay hunger.  But make sure the food […]

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Healthy Eating Tip of the Day: Vegetables Made Easy

Eating plenty of vegetables is not only a central part of low-GI eating…it's an integral part of healthy eating in general. Case in points: Virtually all vegetables, with the exception of white potatoes (I practically don’t even consider this a vegetable), are low GI (55 or less); Vegetables are “nutrient dense”, meaning they provide a […]

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Healthy Eating Tip of the Day: The Dos and Don'ts of Dining Out

The Dos and Don’ts of Dining Out It can be somewhat stressful eating out when you are trying to lose weight. But it shouldn’t be! Some of us have to eat out, because of traveling for work, overly busy schedules, or maybe you just plain out hate to cook.  Either way, you’ll need to learn […]

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Healthy Tip of the Day: 6 Tips for Better Portion Control

Portion Control Sometimes knowing how much food you should be eating is a daunting task. It has become easy for Americans to overeat. From your parents telling you to eat everything on your plate because their are starving children in Ethiopia to restaurants giving out behemoth portions that are three to four times a normal serving. It’s […]

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Recipe: Grilled Salsa Marinated Sirloin

Grilled Salsa Marinated Sirloin This is a recipe from my weight management program, Transitions Lifestyle System.  You can see the nutritional information on this recipe HERE. Ingredients Salsa 1  cup Juice, Lime 2  oz Water  1/4 cup Oil, Vegetable 2  tbsp Cumin, Ground 1  tsp Beef, Steak, Sirloin, Fat Trimmed 1 1/2 lb Directions Combine salsa, lime juice, water, oil and cumin in a baking dish. Add steak […]

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Weight Loss Tips For New Moms

Before you bring first child into this world, you start to daydream of all the ways your life is going to get better. You see yourself doing the birthday party scene, cheering at soccer or little league games, and attending PTO meetings…all the while imagining yourself as the “hot mom.” That’s nice an all…it’s alwaays […]

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Heatlthy Eating Tip of the Day: 7 Steps For Rebounding From A Binge

7 Steps For Rebounding From A Binge This scenario isn’t too hard to imagine because most of us have been there. You’ve gone through a diet detox program successfully, slowly re-introduced your protein, then fruits and other low-GI foods into your daily eating, and you even ramped up the weekly exercise. In short, you made […]

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Healthy Eating Tip of the Day: Low Glycemic Load Super Foods

Low Glycemic Load Super Foods “Super Foods” are foods that nutritionists deem having greater nutritional value. Super Foods offer significant health benefits and can revolutionize the way you eat.  If you are not already eating these Super Foods, you may want to take a look and reconsider: Sweet Potatoes: Just not a staple of Thanksgiving […]

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Healthy Eating Tip of the Day: Top Foods to Buy Organic

The Top 13 Foods to Buy Organic Since conventionally grown versions of the following foods tend to be loaded with pesticides, it’s well worth the extra cost to buy these organic: ·         Apples ·         Celery Cherries ·         Cherries  ·         Chilies (imported) ·         Grapes […]

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