Summer Sweetness Without Sugar Overload and Dehydration

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Long hot days, outdoor adventures, pool parties and sunbathing create the perfect picture of a sweet Summer. However, there are several ways that too much sweetness, in the form of sugar, can spoil your fun. Here are a few tips for managing that spoiler while having the best summer ever. Don’t Let Thirst Drive Sugar Intake What’s the first drink you think of to quench that Summer thirst? Your...
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Overcoming Obstacles to Better Health

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What gets in your way? What trips you up when pursuing your health improvement plans? There is always a roadblock or a plateau that creates a challenge on the way to reaching goals. The key to success is finding the motivation, power and creativity to overcome the obstacle in the path. For me it's being too busy to prepare nutritious meals and exercise regularly. For you it might be something d...
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Take Sugar Off Your Breakfast Menu

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How do you start your day? Your morning may be a flurry of activity, rushing to get yourself ready for work and the kids ready for school. Cooking in the morning may seem like an unnecessary and time consuming activity. If you are health minded, maybe you grab a banana or apple as you head out the door. You have probably heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal. But what does tha...
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Food Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling

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Summer vacations are on the horizon so there’s no better time to make a healthy eating plan for traveling. Whether you’re tripping by road, air or sea, for work or for fun, there’s no reason to stumble over food issues. Making a food plan will help you stay on track with your health and fitness goals and make your trip more enjoyable. Finding healthy food options while traveling can be part of ...
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How Much Sugar Can You Eat in A Day?

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Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one simple formula that everyone could use to calculate how much sugar is safe to eat every day? That dream is not possible because there are too many variables from person to person. Your body does not necessarily function like your neighbors. Some things that have to be taken into consideration when figuring out how much sugar or carbs you can eat, are your ov...
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