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More Reasons to Sleep Naked

Last month, I told you that sleeping naked will help you lose weight. More experts have chimed in on all the ways sleeping the buff is oh so good for you. Lower risk of infections for women. You will sleep better. You will increase levels of anti-aging hormones. You will lose weight. You will feel […]

The 5 Worst Foods for Heart Health

Valentine’s Day is here! In the midst of cuddly stuffed animals , flowers and chocolate, have you stopped to considered the health of your heart? February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women in the U.S. But, it is a highly preventable disease. Your lifestyle choices can make […]

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A Fresh Salad Dressing Recipe

Tired of olive oil and vinegar day after day to dress your salads?  Try this recipe from Kris Carr’s new cookbook, Crazy Sexy Kitchen. I took it to work and it has become an office favorite. And, if you haven’t bought this cookbook yet, you really should.  Focusing my food choices on clean eating, avoiding alcohol and using […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

My New Favorite Cookbook

Kris Carr’s CrAzY SEXY Kitchen As you know, for 2013 one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to really focus on clean eating. That meant finding creative ways to make fresh vegetables taste new and exciting everyday. Lucky for me, or as fate would have it, my husband forwarded me an article about Kris Carr, […]

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 […]

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Time for a Check-in

It’s been one week since the bells tolled and rolled us into the New Year. It’s time for a check-in. How are you doing on your New Year’s Resolutions? Please share in the comments below.  I, personally, am excited to report that my plans to eat cleaner and avoid alcoholic beverages has gone really well. […]

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Study Suggests Excess Pounds Decrease Risk of Death

Top news stories today discuss the results of a report, published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, finding evidence that overweight to slightly obese individuals have a lower mortality risk than normal weight individuals. Opinions run high on the outcome of this research. Katherine M. Flegal, Ph.D. was the lead on the study, comparing […]

Your Odds of Weight Gain

With 60 percent of the United States overweight or obese and the numbers rising everyday, you may have asked yourself, “What’s my risk of weight gain?” A 2011 report says certain factors of life play a role – outside of the traditional eating right and exercising habits. Lower your risk of weight gain by identifying […]