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How Much Water Do I Really Need to Drink?

The old rule used to be drink 8 glasses of water a day. But there is no 'one size fits all" rule for water.  How much water you need to drink depends on how thirsty you are.
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5 Tips to Make Cooking More Fun

If you're in a rut and want some inspirational tips on making cooking more fun, I've got you covered.
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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Discover basic facts about the Mediterranean diet, what it's all about and why it's good for you.  It will give you an overview of the diet, so you can decide if it's a way of eating that's right for you.
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What Is a Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet and How Can It Help You Lose Weight?

Discover why moving towards a whole foods, plant-based diet can help you lose weight and eat healthier.  And learn how to do it.  Free sample menu plan to download.
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How Much Protein Do You Need to Lose Weight?

The amount of protein you need daily depends on a variety of factors, including your activity level, your age and whether you’re injured or not.  The minimum recommendation for protein per day is 46g of protein for women, and  56g of protein for men.
 
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How To Take Your Body Measurements For Weight Loss

There are about 10 important body measurements you can take and compare as you continue on with your weight loss journey.   You don't have to track all ten if you don't want to, but aim for at least one leg, one arm measurement, as well as your hip and waist measurements.  If that's still too much, do your hip and/or waist measurements. 
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Why You Need to Add Fat to Your Diet

Not long ago, I realized something that kind of blew my mind:  I was still afraid of fat in my diet. While I knew all the benefits and that fat is a necessary part of the diet, there was still a part of me that was holding back.
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How to Deal With People Who Push Food On You

In an ideal world, somebody would offer you something to eat, you would say no -- and that would be the end of that.  Everybody would be happy.  The person doing the offering respects your decision.
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Why You Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Weight Gain During the Holidays

If you're worried about gaining weight over the holidays, here is what I tell my clients to ease their mind and help them get through the festivities.
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Do Food Intolerances Affect Your Weight Loss

Food intolerances can affect your weight loss goals by affecting your hormones, your metabolism and by creating inflammation throughout the body.  If you're not feeling well, it can affect your food choices (comfort eating), whether you exercise or not, and your stress levels (a raised cortisol level makes it more difficult to lose weight).
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