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sleep naked to lose weight

Sleep Naked, Lose Weight

How do you achieve weight loss without diet and exercise? Sleep naked! Dr. Natasha Turner, author of The Hormone Diet, says you can reset your fat loss hormones by sleeping naked. According to Dr. Turner, sleeping naked allows hormones to be released that will rebuild cells in your bones, skin and muscles as you sleep, promoting […]

Office Weight Loss Competition

Work-based Weight Loss Programs Breed Success

Looking to shed a few pounds this year? Don’t discount the efficacy of a little healthy competition at the office. According to a report by the National Business Group on Health, teaming up with co-workers to whittle your middle is an effective way to lose weight.  In a discussion published by the The Wall Street […]

Giving up the Booze

The real reason alcohol derails your “perfect” body goals? (P.S. It’s not just about the liquid calories.) About mid-December, I wrote down my New Year’s resolutions (something I rarely do because I believe in making change for the sake of really changing, not waiting for a certain date, but nonetheless, I felt compelled.) My 2013 […]

Healthy Habits for the New Year

What are your New Year’s resolutions for 2013? If you are among the 45 percent of Americans that set New Year’s resolutions, you may be happy to learn that 49 percent of people achieve their resolutions – at some point in their lives. Only eight percent of Americans, who set resolutions each year achieve them within […]

Top Fitness Myths Busted

HealthCentral.com debunks common fitness myths. Click the infographic to enlarge:

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5 Foods to Kill a Craving

Cravings can sneak up on you and make even the most stealthy willpower falter. But, if you don’t have super-duper superhuman willpower, don’t worry. These five foods can help you kill a craving and keep your healthy-eating plan right on track. I’m Craving. . . . . . something salty: Sunflower seeds – Grab 1/4 cup […]

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Effects of Alcohol Include Weight Gain

Alcoholic Beverages Equal Soda as Contributor to Obesity You may not drink much soda, but when you stare at the red number glaring up at you from the silver scale in your bathroom, you know something is causing those excess pounds to hang around. While it is the season to drink and be merry, you […]

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Weekend Damage Control: Happy Hour

When I was in my twenties, I used to believe that as long as I ate right and exercised Monday through Friday, I could splurge on the weekends. At that time, I was an optimistic nutritional counselor and most of my clients were women in their mid to late 30s and 40s. I could impart […]

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The Probability Your Diet Will Work

My husband picked up an interesting book at the library, Struck by Lightning – it talks all about probabilities. It was written by a math professor and discusses the ins and outs of all the odds of everything. I picked it up and randomly turned to a page, and as fate would have it, I landed on […]