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Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

The year’s resolutions can be one the most gratifying and horrifying ordeals. On one hand you want to stick to your goals, and on the other, you are afraid it may be too difficult. Most people do not stick with their resolution; however, they may just be going about them in the wrong way.

According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, only 45% of people who make a resolution stick with it over 6 months. That is less than half! This year make a promise to yourself: keep to your goals! It may be easier than you think. Follow these simple tips, and you will be on your way in no time.

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Weight Loss Tied to Dairy and Protein

Weight Loss Tied to Dairy and Protein

New research shows that certain dietary components can promote weight loss in women. In a Canadian study, overweight and obese women lost weight and gained muscle mass after combining exercise with a diet that was high in protein and dairy food.

The ninety women participants were assigned to three different groups, each of which consumed a different amount of protein and dairy.

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Eating healthy

Eating healthy

Over the past 20 years, an alarming trend has emerged: Obesity is now considered an epidemic, and we must do something to curb it.

According to the CDC, 33.8% of U.S adults are obese and 17% of children are obese. The biggest factor is our diet, and as many of us know, changing your diet can be extremely difficult. However, eating healthy will make you feel better, more energetic and overall healthier. It’s about making the right choices.

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The “Skinny-Fat” Phenomenon Explained

The “Skinny-Fat” Phenomenon Explained

Obesity refers to an excessive amount of body fat, and as we have heard over and over again, obesity-related health problems are on the rise, particularly in today’s youth. However, a new look at the condition may surprise those with preconceived notions of what obese generally “looks like”. Coined “normal weight obesity” within the medical community, often commonly referred to as “skinny-fat”, it is possible to have too much body fat despite a lean appearance.

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Take Control of Your Cravings

Take Control of Your Cravings

Every day, we’re exposed to countless ads, many of which include fast-food or other unhealthy snack choices. How often have you been winding down at the end of the day and see an ad on TV for a gallon of ice cream or bag of chips and suddenly have a major hankering for either one (or both)?

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3 Dieting Myths Uncovered!

3 Dieting Myths Uncovered!

We’ve all heard opinions and theories where dieting is concerned… but how much is fact and how much is food fiction? We took 3 common dieting myths and put them to the test. Read on to find out the truth and get some GREAT TIPS to help you shed those extra pounds!

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Slimming in Time for Summer: It Can be Done, Safely & Effectively!

Slimming in Time for Summer: It Can be Done, Safely & Effectively!

It’s that time again. Summer is looming in the not too distant future, causing the remaining doughnut on the table to look even more menacing than usual! But, luckily there are many natural ways to get into tip-top shape, without causing harm to the body and without disturbing systemic harmony and balance.

We’ve heard it all before, but truly: eating healthy, balanced meals at regular intervals throughout the day is the only safe, long-term solution in the quest to get healthy and slim down.

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Yoga for Weight Loss

Yoga for Weight Loss

Did you make a resolution this year to lose weight? Did you know that yoga can help you do that? Yoga has so many benefits, such as reducing stress, building strong muscles and increasing flexibility. Yoga can actually help you lose weight, too! However, some poses do not raise your heart rate enough to help [...]

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Keep Your Resolutions: We’re Here to Help!

Keep Your Resolutions: We’re Here to Help!

Millions of Americans set at least one New Year’s resolution every January 1st. Of the large percentage of people who make a verbal commitment to themselves, friends, or loved ones to implement a change, only about 20% actually fulfill that goal over a long-term period (a year or longer). However, there are specific tips you can follow to help make this year your personal success story.

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