Nutrition

T-Fal ActiFry Review

by ADC - Gail

The T-fal ActiFry review is about a machine that is basically a hands free wok. Its claim to fame is it creates low-fat French fries using only one tablespoon of oil. I LOVE this machine for what it does – it creates tasty recipes in an easy low-fat manner, but I HATE the cost, especially […]


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Throw Out The Diet!

by A Diet Community

“Quick Fix” diet plans and pills may seem like the way to go when it comes to losing weight, but they all too often set you up for failure in the long run.  Success doesn’t come from strictly following a diet.  It comes from making changes to the way you eat. Here are more ways […]


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Make Your Metabolism Work For You

by A Diet Community

Metabolism is best defined as the sum of all the energy produced and energy required for the reactions going on inside the body.  One way to think about metabolism is to understand how the body uses the fuel you take in.  You produce energy from the food you eat. You use energy to: Keep your […]


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(See Part 1 and Part 2)   When it comes to healthy eating, it’s just as important to know how to eat as it is to know what to eat. In other words, there are things you can do that will help you in your weight loss efforts, and things you should avoid because they’ll […]


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Should Buying Soda Pop Be Limited?

We know it is bad for us.  We know it can be addicting and that it even contributes towards obesity, but should there be limits on how much soda pop a person is allowed to purchase? Recently the results of a long-term study involving over 30,000 Americans revealed that sugary drinks, such as soda pop, […]


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How to Create Your Own Eating Plan – Part 2 – Understanding Specific Foods

Part Two: Understanding Specific Foods and How They Affect You  (You can access Part 1 of the series here – Create Your Own Eating Plan Part 1) While a calorie is a calorie regardless of which food it comes from, your body metabolizes them differently depending on what type they are. Food is more than […]


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How to Create Solid, Successful New Year’s Resolutions

There’s nothing like having a set day to start making positive, healthy changes. Most of the time it’s a Monday or the first day of the month. But, nothing beats making the beginning of the rest of your soon-to-be-fabulous life effective on January 1st. That’s the mother of all change days.   That’s when despair and […]


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Revisiting the Food Pyramid

  When the U.S. Department of Agriculture notices a dietary trend among Americans that has negative health effects, they come out with reports and position papers asserting their scientific findings, in hopes that people will get the not-so-subtle hint and change their eating habits. As early as 1894, they published their first dietary recommendations to […]


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Avoid 8 Common Diet Mistakes

By Sherry L. Granader – Sports Nutritionist Bravo for making the effort to eat healthier especially, if you are trying to lose weight. However, there are many common mistakes made when it comes to choosing healthy foods.  A healthy diet relies on a lifelong commitment to eating more whole foods combined with daily exercise. There […]


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Fat or Fiction? Top 5 Diet Myths Debunked

In today’s world we are bombarded with a plethora of health and diet information.   Everyone from Dr. Oz to your next door neighbor claims to be a nutrition expert. While it’s great that we have easy access to health information, some of it may not always be true. Here are some common diet myths debunked.   […]


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