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What to Expect When You Begin a Diet and Exercise Program

It takes an average of 66 days to develop a habit that you stick with, according to a July 2009 study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology. Some are able to […]

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Healthier Chili Recipe: Add a Little Spice to Your Life!

You know you have those cold wintry days where the last thing you want to worry about is what’s for dinner. You would be content to wrap up in a warm blanket reading a good […]

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Thanksgiving Day Diet: How to Survive

Thanksgiving Day dinner is the Final Exam of your diet and weight loss program! You have now made it a habit to eat half a plate of fruits and vegetables with most meals and you […]

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The 3 Main Pillars of Health and Fitness

In these times, the amount of health and fitness information is indeed overwhelming.  While the intent of many is genuine, we must not ignore the fact that there is a tremendous amount of financial gain […]

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Vitamin D, A Must For Winter Months

Vitamin D supplementation in northern cities during cold weather months may be necessary for long-term health! See if supplementation makes sense for you.

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Grape Juice, Red Wine, Burn Fat? Not So Fast!

Research suggest the benefits of drinking red wine as part of a weight loss program, but is the evidence strong enough to make red wine consumption a recommendation for weight loss?

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Intermittent Fasting: The “New” Way to Eat for Health?

Dear Exercise Menu Readers,

Throughout the years I have done my best to present research-backed information regarding weight loss, health and fitness to you. My philosophy for overall health is “intensity with simplicity,” and I hope […]

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Healthy New Orleans Gumbo Recipe

Jambalaya, crawfish pie, filé gumbo are the opening words of a popular New Orleans song. Like its music, New Orleans is its food and its food is New Orleans. New Orleans is a […]

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Quinoa Health Benefits: Different Is Good!

Quinoa (KEEN-wah) is a “new” super food that is becoming more prevalent in mainstream grocery stores. In fact, the quinoa boom is so great, the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2013 as the […]

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