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Emotional Eating – Who is An Emotional Eater?

Almost all of us will eat in response to an emotional trigger. This means that when we are happy, sad, celebrating, depressed, angry, frustrated or scared the first thing that most people reach for is either food or drink. Does this sound familiar? If it does not you may be in the majority of people […]

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Weight Loss Motivation

Because today’s nutrition includes too much fat, too much sugar, and too many processed foods, more people are also worried about their weight and working on a weight loss program. Motivation to continue to lose weight often starts out in high gear and quickly goes downhill. People are often motivated many times in their lives […]

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Nutrition for active Kids

However, kids who are more active may have higher needs, although those needs are not going to be much more than an extension of a healthy diet plan, which all children should be following. Specific nutrition for active kids will include maintaining a healthy diet, while being sure to get enough nutrients to help their […]

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Shopping On A Diet

Dieting is difficult enough without running out the grocery store and being faced with the temptation of processed foods, candies, sweets and tastes. There are some great ways of decreasing your temptation while shopping on a diet and improving your chances of leaving the store without a bag of Cheeto’s under one arm and the […]

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The healthy eating pyramid

This pyramid contains no words and is only a graphic representation of what the guidelines might be with each color representing different food groups. In response to MyPyramid, faculty members at the Harvard School of Public Health designed the Healthy Eating Pyramid. It is similar in shape to the US MyPyramid but also takes into […]

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Teaching college students healthy eating

Most students, and adults, learn best from role models. People learn and model the actions of the people they admire and are friends with. College students are no different. If they come from families with healthy eating habits, then most probably they will start out their college career with healthy habits. It all changes though, […]

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South Beach Diet Food

South Beach Diet

It was founded by a respected cardiologist looking for a diet to help his heart patients live a healthier lifestyle. His book was released in 2003 and the diet has remained consistently popular with people who are struggling to lose weight. The South Beach diet foods reportedly do not cut out entire food groups or […]

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The Three Components of a Healthy, Fit Lifestyle

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Survey a hundred people and most of them will tell you their goal for exercising is to lose weight. And while that is an admirable goal, it shouldn’t be a primary one. A goal from exercising that would serve them better overall (and one where they will lose weight in the process) should be living […]

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South Beach Diet Plan

Looking for a new diet plan? One that will help you lose weight quickly? The South Beach Diet now incorporates functions from other diets into a new healthier version of a low carbohydrate diet plan. It was founded by a respected cardiologist who was searching for a diet to help his heart patients live a […]

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The National Dietary Guidelines – The New Food Pyramid

The healthy eating pyramid is a guideline for people to follow and understand how to develop healthy eating habits. The new food pyramid is designed vertically instead of horizontally and color-coded. Each color represents a different food group – grains, vegetables, fruits, fats and oils, milk and dairy and meat, beans, fish and nuts. The […]

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