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Protein 101

PROTEIN 101 By David Heber, M.D., Ph.D.  It seems everywhere we look someone is promoting a new diet that praises the power of protein. But whether you want to lose or gain weight, or maintain your current weight, the importance of … Continue reading

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Eat This Not That

So you think you are making healthy choices?  Advertising makes you think you are but if you read the labels you’ll get a much better picture of the food you are choosing as healthy. Most people think that a salad … Continue reading

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Common Foods that are High In Sodium

Seasonings and cooking aids                          Portion Size                                 Sodium (mg) Baking Powder                                                   1 tsp.                                              426 Baking Soda                                                        1 tsp.                                               1,259 Table Salt                                                             1 tsp.                                               2,300 Garlic Salt                                                            1 tsp.                                               2,050 Boullion Cube, Chicken                                    1 cube                                             1,152 Boullion Cube, Beef                                          1 cube                                             864 Salad Dressing, Italian                                    1 TB                                                 116 Soy Sauce                                                          1 … Continue reading

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REV UP YOUR METABOLISM

REV UP YOUR METABOLISM Put your metabolism to work for you. Now’s the perfect time to incorporate some metabolic-revving tips into your daily regimen and avoid gaining weight. REV UP YOUR BODY’S ENGINE We eat food for fuel. When we … Continue reading

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Just what is a calorie anyway?

All foods we eat contain calories, some more than others. In order to maintain a healthy weight and have enough energy to power through the day, you should take in only the amount of calories your body needs. Easier said … Continue reading

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