Reproduced from the National Institute of Health “We Can” website You’ve probably noticed that food portions in restaurants and other places have grown in size and provide enough food for at least two people. Larger portion sizes can lead to bigger waistlines and weight gain. Take the following Portion Distortion Quiz to see if […]

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Practical steps for a healthier you: Expert nutrition tips to achieve resolutions. Start small, witness big changes.

  Condensed from article in Health Day by Serena Gordon Fulfilling this years resolutions does not have to be as difficult as it’s been in preceding years. Believe it or not, small steps can make a big difference. Here are eight ways to get started: Break it down. Changing your lifestyle to shed weight can seem overwhelming. “Look […]

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A person holding a sugary drink and a burger. Alt text: A sugary drink with a high-protein meal can lead to weight gain, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

                                                             Cozy Burger by Phil Ferguson  Condensed from U.S. News ~ Dennis Thompson reporting Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken (please think twice about […]

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Six tips for successful calorie counting: eat colorful fruits and veggies, read labels, choose fiber-rich foods, understand good vs. bad fats, and watch your sugar intake.

                                                                        Image: Self chec Creative If you think you’re increasing your knowledge of calorie counting, but your body seems to […]

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