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Holiday Meals — Enjoying the Taste Without Adding...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council The holidays are a time for revelry and cheer! But with sweets and treats in abundance, it’s easy for healthy eating habits to get lost in the shuffle and those pounds to pile on. However, it's possible to survive the...

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Talking to Your Doctor about Your Weight

Making the most out of your appointment with your healthcare professional can be very helpful in making sure you know what you should be doing once you walk out of the office door. This is especially true for chronic problems like being overweight or obese and the other health conditions...

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A Big Game, Not A Big Gorge

Every year american football games draw millions of viewers. According to CBS Sports, Super Bowl XLIX had 114.4 million viewers setting the record of most watched television show in U.S. history. The watching of the Super Bowl also comes in second place, only to Thanksgiving, as the biggest food day of...

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Six Ways to Make Your Resolutions Stick

By this time, many people have made their resolutions and declared their intentions for 2016.  If you are like a lot of people out there (myself included), this could mean exercising more and losing weight.  The problem with this is that our resolutions can be very lofty and sometimes we...

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2015 Dietary Guidelines Focus On Small Changes for...

The latest recommendations from the US government for healthy eating can be found in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines are updated every five years with the goal of providing nutrition information and recommendations to American consumers and to assist in health policies. With the ongoing obesity crisis,...

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Take Control of Late Night Snacking

By: Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD That time of night is finally here, when you can sit and just relax after a hectic day. Then it hits you, that craving for a snack. You have done fantastic eating healthfully all day, and then it feels as if it just falls...

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