What is Black Garlic?

Black garlic is a popular new food trend that is definitely worth trying.  Black garlic has moved from an unknown favorite of foodies and cooking shows to the mainstream.  For seasoned chefs, black garlic is the shortcut to adding flavor to almost any dish.  For the home chef, especially one focused on real food and effective weight-loss, black garlic is a great addition to meal planning.  Check out some of the reasons why you should add black garlic to your next healthy weight-loss kitchen creation.
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4 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

Eating healthy while traveling can be challenging.  Whether it is traveling for work, vacation time, a family outing, or another reason, it is common to fall into the travel trap.  Eating healthy on the road not only gives you peace of mind about what you are putting into your body but also helps keep you energized.  Why risk falling back into bad habits or low energy levels for bad fast food?  It is just not worth it to risk your weight-loss success.  While eating healthy on the road can seem daunting, there are steps you can take to ensure you are staying on track with your weight-loss goals.  Check out the tips and tricks below to stay away from unhealthy food while traveling.  (more…)

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Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month.  This is the perfect time for men and those who love them to start thinking about all the things that impact a man’s health.  The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to promote the importance of awareness of preventable health issues among men.  The major goal is to get men moving toward the doctor’s office to seek medical advice and early treatment for disease and/or injury.  May is the perfect time for you or the men in your life to start thinking about disease prevention, maintenance, and overall well-being.  (more…)

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Yo Yo Dieting

Yo-yo dieting or weight cycling is defined as the loss and regain of body weight repeatedly as a result of dieting.  A weight cycle may include small weight losses and gains ranging from 5-10 pounds per cycle to large losses and gains of 50 pounds or more per cycle.
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