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A Weight Loss Program Amps Up Fiber

A weight loss diet needs to keep you feeling full on fewer calories. One way to do that is to increase your fiber intake. A single fig contains 1.9 grams of fiber. A weight loss diet should never leave you feeling like you’re starving. If that happens on whatever weight

Healthy Diet Programs Allow for Small Treats

Healthy diet programs have to accommodate small treats now and then. As a Certified Nutritionist and Weight Loss Specialist, I always advise my clients not to ban their favorite indulgences. Doing so most often results in binging, followed by a few more days of unhealthy eating. Why Healthy Diet Programs

A Balanced Diet Includes Legumes and Vegetables

A balanced diet includes eating from all healthy food groups. The two that are the most often neglected are legumes and vegetables. A Balanced Diet Includes Plenty of Legumes Legumes like black beans are an important part of a balanced diet. They’re an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, protein and

Healthy Eating Means Guiltless Desserts

Healthy eating means small indulgences on a regular basis. Many of us have a sweet tooth and like to indulge in desserts now and then. If you crave cheesecake, respond to the urge before it gets out of control and turns into a sugar binge. With this health eating recipe

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Weight Control Means Little Indulgences

Weight control means little indulgences now and then. If you try to be “perfect” all the time, you will probably fail at weight control. Don’t make sweets totally off limits. Just find ways to eat less and to make them a true indulgence that you truly enjoy without feeling guilty.

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Effective Diets Need to Work at Holiday Time

Effective diets are only going to become healthy lifestyles if you can stick to them during the holidays. On Thanksgiving, the average person consumes 4,500 calories. That’s more than two days’ worth of calories. Many of the empty calories come from highly caloric desserts. But there’s no need to forego

Healthy Eating Plan for the Holidays

Do you have a healthy eating plan for the holidays? The holidays are a time when we tend to overindulge and often gain weight. Why do that to yourself every year? Let’s do something different this year and develop a healthy eating plan for the holidays.   Healthy Eating Plan

Wellness Programs Include Healthy Desserts

Wellness programs teach healthier lifestyle habits. But, that does not mean that you go on a deprivation diet. Nor does it mean that you have to give up desserts. Here is a very healthy dessert that can be included in all wellness programs. This recipe makes a nourishing and satisfying