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Holiday Eating Tips

Eating Tips for Surviving the Holidays

The holiday season is a fun time of year where family and friends get together and celebrate different traditions.  However, as we all know, many of these holiday traditions center around eating and drinking – tempting some of us to overindulge a bit.  Here are a few eating tips to help you avoid self-destructing over the holidays, especially if you’re trying […]

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Tips for Reducing Sodium (Salt) From Your Diet

Sodium is an essential nutrient that your body needs for many functions including maintaining water balance and the proper functioning of nerves and muscles. Your body requires about 500 milligrams of sodium per day to keep everything in good working order.  Unfortunately, the average person consumes upwards of 7 to 10 times that required amount […]

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Healthy Fast Food Choices

Tips for Making Healthier Fast-Food Choices

First off, this is not an endorsement for eating at fast-food restaurants.  In fact, I recommend you avoid them at all cost.  Most menu items in these places are generally low in nutrition and high in calories, sodium and saturated fat – not exactly a great formula for healthy eating!  But if you’re in a pinch […]

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