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Are 'Negative Calorie' Foods Real (or Too Good to Be True)?

"Eat as much of these foods as you want without gaining weight!" Sounds great, but is it true?
Posted 2/28/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 31 comments   133,637 views
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Do Detox Diets Work? Are They Safe?

With spring just around the corner, our thoughts turn to spring cleaning. Does your body need a "spring cleaning"? Before you turn to a detox diet, read what Becky has to say.
Posted 3/8/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Becky Hand : 49 comments   129,322 views
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Do Raspberry Ketones Really Help You Lose Weight?

Before you jump on the raspberry ketone bandwagon, there are a few things you should know about this over-priced, proclaimed weight-loss miracle in a bottle.
Posted 3/6/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 52 comments   152,456 views
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Diet Myth #5: Baking and Steaming are the Only 'Healthy' Cooking Methods

Diet Myth #5: Baking and steaming are the only cooking methods you need to know. Roasting is another healthy cooking method. Learn how to roast today.
Posted 1/6/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 24 comments   36,984 views
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Diet Myth #4: Fat-Free Foods are the Best Choice

EAT ENOUGH fat (20 percent to 35 percent of your daily calories). This will bring the pleasure and satisfaction back to your meals so you’re less likely to overeat later.
Posted 1/5/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 18 comments   16,050 views
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Diet Myth #3: Cut Salt and Fat, Forgo Flavor

Diet Myth #3: Cut back on salt and fat, forgo flavor. There are tricks to impart flavor with almost zero calories. When you’re watching fat and calories, use herbs, and spices.
Posted 1/4/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 23 comments   14,376 views
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Diet Myth #2: Plain Vegetables are Better for You

Diet Myth #2: Plain Vegetables are Better for You.
Love broccoli with a bit of butter? Want some (reduced-fat) ranch with that salad? Go ahead. We insist!
Posted 1/3/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 24 comments   21,271 views
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Diet Myth #1: Watching Your Weight? Then Eat Less

Diet Myth #1: When you're watching your weight, you have to eat less. No Way! Fill up your plate with healthy food so the eyes and the stomach are satisfied.
Posted 1/2/2012  5:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 10 comments   30,474 views
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