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Holiday weight loss ~ plan ahead

Holiday weight lossHoliday weight loss is possible and when you plan ahead you make things easy for yourself. It's a crazy busy time of year, that can also include a cacophony of emotions.One of the ways that you can make holiday weight loss easy for...

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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Pumpkin Baked OatmealI've been thinking about making something special for Christmas morning breakfast and I found this Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal. It's perfect! It fulfills my love for oatmeal and it's festive with the cranberries.This recipe from Minimalist Baker takes...

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Eggs and Diabetes

Eggs I'm not sure why it surprises me that eggs are still commonly thought of as a healthy food. The research on diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other disease that result from consuming even one egg per day appear to shorten your lifespan. Studies show that eating...

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Welcome back Dr. John McDougall

Dr. John McDougall My heart skipped a beat when I saw that Dr. John McDougall returns. You may not know, but Dr. McDougall and his wife Mary, their daughter Heather and some of their staff all lost their homes in the Santa Rosa wildfire. Twenty-two years ago the...

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White Bean & Portobello Stew

White Bean & Portobello Stew This White Bean & Portobello Stew is perfect for cold winter nights and for entertaining Holiday guests. One of the many things that I love about this recipe is that it's pretty simple. It even uses canned beans. And, as I read...

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Weight loss tips for Thanksgiving

Weight loss tips I am frequently asked for weight loss tips for Thanksgiving. And yes, you can lose weight and still enjoy this annual tribal feast with your family and friends. Having said that, maybe you want to focus on weight maintenance over the holiday. There...

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We can conquer childhood obesity!

Conquer childhood obesity Yes, we can conquer childhood obesity! Children become overweight and obese for a variety of reasons. The most common causes are genetic factors, lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating patterns, or a combination of these factors. But...

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