Category: Nutrition

Your post-holiday workout plan

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If you and your healthy ways fell off the horse a little over the holiday season, you’re not alone! But don’t let a few indulgent days send you on a downward spiral — check out this post-holiday workout plan, grab your carrots and get back on the horse!

5 holiday party ideas to avoid pigging out

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The holidays are a great time to spend with family and friends! But that usually means there are plenty of treats, which creates a challenge in staying active and keeping up with our nutrition. If you head into the holidays with a few trick (and healthy treats) up your sleeve, you won’t have to start… Read more »

Thanksgiving math: adding up your Turkey Day calories

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The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends the average adult woman consume 1,600 to 2,400 calories per day, while the average adult male should intake 2,000 to 3,000 calories per day. According to the Calorie Control Council, Americans may take in as many as 4,500 calories during a Thanksgiving meal. Unfortunately, those numbers don’t add… Read more »

15 tips to resist food temptation this holiday season

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The holidays are upon us, and that means so are the treats. Whether you’re into the sweet treats (candy or fudge), the savory treats (rolls, chips or even crackers), or both, this time of year can be hectic for your waistline. The temptations are so bad that many people experience weight gain during this time of… Read more »

7 easy food substitutions for your holiday table

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Family, friends, parties and lots of food! That’s how you know the holidays are truly upon us. With all that food, it gets a little hard to say no to everything that looks so amazing. But with these substitutions, your table will be a little healthier, but no less delicious! 1. Dips Reduce the fat… Read more »