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Are you being deceived by food labels?

When you see words like “natural,” or “good source of…” on food labels, do you ever wonder what it really means? The FDA regulates food labels and has many, many rules that are probably too complex (and hard to remember) for the average...

Could Your Gut Bacteria be Making you Fat?

How Your Gut Bacteria Could be Putting You at Risk for Obesity and Diabetes Your gut is home to many bacteria – intestinal bacteria make up 10 times the number of cells as those in the human body. You’re probably already aware that bacteria can affect your...

6 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

If you find yourself battling the scale, or feel that you’ve hit a plateau on your weight loss, here are some possible reasons why.   1. You’re eating more than you THINK. Studies show that people usually underestimate the amount of foods eaten. Even if you...

Should You Make New Year Resolutions?

I love a New Year. It feels like a fresh start. It’s the time of year when we take stock of our life and make new goals to be better in the New Year. Now that we’ve all gorged on cake, pies, and cookies through the holidays, resolutions tend to be about being...

5 Ways to Make Eating Healthy Easier

We all start with the best of intentions, but sometimes life gets in the way.  The best way to eat healthy is to plan ahead.  Here are some tips: 1) Always have a plan before you leave home.  For example, if you know you’re heading out to work or you’re...