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November 2012

There’s a lot we’re thankful for this year — our health, the health of our families and friends, getting to do something we love (including writing this blog for you all each week!), and much more. We thought that in the spirit of giving thanks, it would be fun to… Read More»

Staying fit around the holidays is not an easy task! Between busy work schedules, holiday shopping, traveling to visit family, and tasty temptations around every corner, it is hard to keep your fitness goals in mind. I turned to the experts, some amazing FitFluential ambassadors and rock star bloggers, to… Read More»

What it is The HCG diet combines a very low calorie meal plan (usually 500 calories a day) with either oral or injected Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (that’s what HCG stands for).  The supplement-diet combination is supposed to reduce your appetite and increase your body’s natural fat burning mechanisms in order… Read More»

The leaves are changing, pumpkins are carved, and people all over the country are making plans for Thanksgiving.  The holidays are a great time to reflect on our blessings – family, friends, and the opportunity around us. We are associate members of Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, an organization dedicated to… Read More»

Who says you have to stick to plain turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy on Thanksgiving?  Not us!  We love to give thanks for the amazing foods available this time of year by getting creative with our Turkey Day eats.  Whether you’re bringing a side or dessert to someone else’s table… Read More»

It’s fall, and the leaves on the trees are just starting to change colors.  It is also cooling down a bit, but the weather is still nice.  So it is also a great time to get out and start running on trails around your home.  This could be in local… Read More»

Want to enjoy holiday foods and still stay healthy? Planning ahead is important, especially if you have diabetes. These seven tips can help guide you through your next holiday event: Focus on friends and family instead of food. Remember, the holidays are a time to slow down and catch up with your… Read More»

SERVES: 6 / SERVING SIZE: 1/6 RECIPE Comfort food can be enjoyed even if you want to cook healthier.  Phyllo dough makes a fabulously crispy top crust without the fat. Garlic mashed potatoes (page 123) make a great alternative top “crust”. Ingredients -2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided use… Read More»

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