Diets

Here’s 7 Ways To Eat Less Sugar

If you want to quickly pack on a few pounds then eat lots of refined sugar. Oh, wait, why would you want to do that? Let’s eat less sugar, instead, and watch the pounds effortlessly slide off… We’ve been eating more and more sugar over the past 200 years, which has led to rising obesity numbers. Back in 1822 the average person ate only 6.3 lbs of sugar per year, compared to 130 lbs of sugar in 2012. That’s more than 20 times as much sugar in our modern diet! No wonder we are bigger than ever… (more…)

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Diets, Nutrition

9 New Rules of Lean Eating

You'd like your eating plan to work for you - to get you the results that you want without lots of complicated steps. The good news is that lean eating does not mean complicated eating...it just means eating smart. Read on for the NEW rules of lean eating that will make fat loss second nature. And don't worry, lean eating can still be very delicious. In fact, you'll find many of your new, lean meals to be better in flavor and more satisfying than your old, fattening eats. (more…)

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Nutrition, Recipes

Grill Your Way Lean

Grilling is the most popular pastime of summer. While outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1500 calories? That’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories in one meal. That type of eating will do some serious damage to your waist over the course of the summer. The good news is that barbecue season doesn’t have to be fattening. In fact, with a few small changes to your barbecue menu, you can turn summer into the perfect opportunity for weight loss. (more…)

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Diets, Fitness

Knock Out Cravings and Impulse Eating

Here are a few key Strategies for Success that will help knock out cravings and impulse eating. James Hazen is a personal trainer at Equinox, in Newport Beach, California and has worked in the exercise and fitness realm almost two decades. He is a very experienced coach and trainer and has helped hundreds of people (of all ages) meet their personal and collective goals. As an enthusiastic guest writer, James shares one of the most popular requests from his clients. ". . . are there any suggestions you might have to people who want to eat carbs with every ounce of their being?" (more…)

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