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How NEAT Are You

How NEAT Are You

A variety of factors can impact weight, including lifestyle. While exercise is important, so is the movement we do throughout the day when we’re not officially “exercising.” NEAT stands for “Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis,” and it’s basically all of the energy we...

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Why Diets Don’t Work

Why Diets Don’t Work

Diets are like shoes that don’t quite fit right. They’re uncomfortable, restrictive, and not conducive to long-term wear. However, letting go of the diet mentality is extremely hard for many people. It’s often ingrained in us or viewed as a distraction from...

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Emotional Cravings

Emotional Cravings

In my last article I talked about physical conditions that can instigate cravings; however, emotions can also play a role. Emotional cravings can stem from a variety of factors. Let’s look at six of these factors and tips to navigate these cravings. Boredom may cause...

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 Go beyond the salad 

 Go beyond the salad 

 When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan?  Roots like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates. Instead of...

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 Balance Is a Waste of Time

 Balance Is a Waste of Time

“Work-life balance was a mistake from the start. Because we don't really want balance. We want satisfaction.” Matthew Kelly, author  Balance is a sticky subject among many people. We have careers, partners, children, family commitments, charity work, classes, hobbies,...

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