Category Archives: Nutrition

The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss – DIET

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Debbie J., MS, RD contributed this article –

Now that you’ve got your cardio and weight training plans in the works, it is time to tackle the final portion of The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss: DIET. There is no one-size-fits-all eating plan for weight loss. The approach that works best for you will be one that fits your body, mentality and intended lifestyle. By choosing an eating plan that you can stick with, you’re more likely to achieve your weight loss goals. (more…)

5 Reasons Drinking More Water Will Make You Say ‘H20 Yeah’!

Water is kind of a big deal! Water makes up 55 to 60 percent of the human body and plays a vital role in a number of essential bodily functions including regulating your internal body temperature and getting rid of waste.[i] That’s why it’s not a big surprise that drinking plenty of H2O to stay hydrated is also important to your health, fitness and overall well-being!

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The 3 Most Important Diet & Weight Loss Tips

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Are you among those trying to lose weight this January? If so, you’ll be interested to see what was said when a loyal LIVING HEALTHY reader submitted a question to our “Ask Our Dietitian” section asking: “What are your three most important diet/weight loss tips?”

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Do you have any meal planning suggestions to help me lose weight?

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This is Your Body on an Alcohol Binge

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Debbie J., MS, RD contributed this article –

It seems that many people tend to overlook the ramifications of consuming large quantities of alcohol. In addition to the many major safety issues it can cause, it can also significantly impact your health.

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I am having trouble losing body fat around my midsection! Should I start monitoring my calories?

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I’m on a very strict low-protein diet. How can I adjust my diet to boost my energy and lose weight?

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20 High-Calorie Foods During The Holidays

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Debbie J., MS, RD contributed this article –

Though America is a melting pot of cultures and traditions, a common thread in the United States rings true: high-calorie foods are part of the holiday festivities this time of year. Take heed and reduce your portions or look for healthier alternatives to these calorie-laden favorites…if you want to fit into your clothes in 2016, that is.

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Why am I feeling so lethargic? I just began a regular exercise routine and my diet has not changed much.

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If you don’t get enough deep sleep, should you take a supplement of leptin?

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