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It’s Finally Time to Stop Counting Calories

Do you know someone who gobbles up 100-calorie snack packs? We’ve all been there. The allure of eating whatever you want as long as it’s only 100 calories is great — but, as we all should know, it’s t…


8 Reasons to Give Meditation a Try

A lot of people steer clear of meditation because they think it’s all about the ‘om’s and the crossed legs. But, in reality, meditation can benefit everyone, and there's really no right or wrong way t…


6 Essential Tips for Healthy Snacking

Sometimes we snack too much. It happens. Boredom, thirst, food, cravings, depression, lack of exercise—all of these can lead to unhealthy snacking. It’s tough to get out of an unhealthy snacking cycle…


5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…


The Pegan Diet: Is It The Ideal Diet?

The problem with most diets is that there is a proper way to do it and a cheater’s way to do it. Take being a vegan, for example. You could easily be a vegan by eating only Jif peanut butter and jelly…


How Netflix May Be Hurting Your Health

About 60 percent of Americans regularly binge watch television. Binge watching is defined as watching two or more episodes of the same show in one sitting — yes, as little as two! No judgement — it ha…


6 Surprising Myths About Obesity

We hear all the time about the obesity epidemic in the United States. Fat is equated to sickness, obesity kills, the trappings of modern life are leading to an epidemic—you get the picture. But, hold …


Your 3 Biggest Breakfast Mistakes

Breakfast is one of the best meals of the day. But, everyone does it differently. Unless you’re interested in trying intermittent fasting — a smart choice for some — eating a quality breakfast is of t…


5 Tips for Smarter Snacking

Our excessive snacking habits can easily lead to unwanted weight gain over time. While snacks are great for staving off hunger in between meals, for most of us, snacking can quickly become addictive a…


Why Food is NOT the Enemy

Is it just me, or does it sometimes seem like the mainstream diet and fitness culture is out to scare us skinny? It presents food as nothing more than fuel by promoting a calories-in-versus-calories-b…


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