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Please Stop Feeding My Kids Junk Food

I always assumed that school would be a place that would support my healthy eating efforts. What Iíve found is actually quite the opposite.
Posted 12/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 17 comments   13,477 views
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You Asked: What's The Best Diet for Long-Term Weight Loss Success?

Which diet is the most effective for weight loss? The answer might surprise you!
Posted 9/9/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 22 comments   51,516 views
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It's Here! The Best App for Eating Better On the Go

Check out SparkPeople's Nutrition Lookup App--the best app for eating better wherever you are!
Posted 8/11/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 13 comments   23,319 views
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The Truth about the Paleo Diet

Is the Paleo diet built on sound research, or is it all just hype? Here's what the science says about this booming diet trend.
Posted 8/4/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 53 comments   163,112 views
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Eating to Fuel Different Race Lengths

Are you fueling your body correctly for your upcoming race? Find out what to eat from now until race day so you can feel--and run--your very best!
Posted 5/21/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 5 comments   89,257 views
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How Fasting Affects Your Health

Ever wonder how fasting for religious purposes affects your health and weight loss? Here's what really happens in your body when you fast.
Posted 3/27/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 10 comments   37,407 views
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How to Prevent Muscle Loss When Losing Weight

Learn how the right diet and exercise changes can minimize muscle loss while you lose weight.
Posted 3/22/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 14 comments   150,060 views
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You Asked: Can You Really Eat Too Much Protein?

How much protein is "too much" in a given day or over time? Our dietitian explains.
Posted 3/21/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 31 comments   128,920 views
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Why Fruits & Vegetables Are So Good for You

Need a little motivation to make friends with the produce aisle? Here are four good reasons to add more fruits and veggies to your diet.
Posted 3/9/2014  12:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 6 comments   27,371 views
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You Asked: 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 : 12 comments   112,840 views
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The Healthiest Choices at Panera Bread

We take a look at another popular fast food restaurant to identify healthier options when you are on the go.
Posted 2/23/2014  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 217 comments   344,477 views
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The 15 Worst Foods of the Year

We scoured restaurant menus to find the biggest nutrition disasters of 2013 so you'll know what to avoid when eating out...
Posted 12/27/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 31 comments   92,480 views
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16 Seasonal Supermarket Treats Worth Trying

It's pumpkin-spice everything time, but you don't have to go for a donut or latte to enjoy this seasonal favorite. You can find these 16 healthy treats at your local grocery store.
Posted 11/1/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 43 comments   66,703 views
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Is the Junk-Food 'Addiction' Study Junk Science?

A new study claims that Oreos are just as addictive as cocaine. Is this study legit--or junk science?
Posted 10/23/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 79 comments   33,466 views
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Join the 30-Day 'Fit Food' Challenge!

Join our ''Fit Food'' Challenge to get a month's worth of healthy meal plans, tips from our experts, encouragement and more to help you live your best life!
Posted 9/26/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 30 comments   144,679 views
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