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Eye Candy

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      5 comments

Menus are eye candy. "Cumin-Flaked Crispy Chicken" is still fried chicken, which you might normally skip. Descriptive phrases on menus make us 27% more likely to order a food, a study at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign finds. ... Read more

SPLURGES

Monday, June 13, 2011      3 comments

Splurges have a short shelf life. Overdoing it on saturated fats (cheese, butter, beef) for 3 days straight may prime us to KEEP overeating. The excess fats might block the brain's ability to respond to hormones that tell us we're full. ... Read more

Swaying is for trees

Sunday, June 12, 2011      4 comments

When a thin pal orders a big meal, her tablemates are likely to follow suit. Lock in your healthful choice, and when the waiter asks if everyone is ready, say, "I know what I want-mind if I go first?" Read more

Oxygen-mask Rule

Saturday, June 11, 2011      1 comments

The oxygen-mask rule applies to eating, too. So many women put all their time and energy into making sure their loved ones eat heathfully, but then make bad food choices for themselves. Witness the apple slices and organic peanut butter in you... Read more

See the bright side

Friday, June 10, 2011      3 comments

3 ways to think more positively. Give Thanks. Tell others what you're grateful for. When you share positivity, the energy changes. Keep Moving. Stay physically and mentally active. Otherwise, moods can spiral downwards. Focus ... Read more

Giggle!

Thursday, June 09, 2011      4 comments

BATHROOM BRAINTEASERS 1. Five men were leaving church together when it started to rain. The four who ran got wet; the fifth, who didn’t move, stayed dry. How? 2. A bus full of people is traveling over a bridge on its way to Las Vegas. No ... Read more

"Diet Foods" aren't always

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      2 comments

Manufacturers often shrink portions so they can make eye-catching claims such as lowfat on the box. But when was the last time you ate only 7 potato chips? Eyeball the serving size. If it's 2 tiny cookies Read more

Dessert is best on a full stomach

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      1 comments

We eat it last for a reason: We're supposed to fill up on nutrition-rich food so we won't hungrily down a hunk of cake without thinking. Start with a bowl of vegetable soup, a filling habit that cuts later calorie consumption by 20%. Doubling... Read more

Take a risk

Monday, June 06, 2011      1 comments

Your mind and body are capable of so much more than you give yourself credit for - take a risk - test yourself! Get out of your own way and try something new. You might surprise yourself!... Read more

FOOD IS NOT A TROPHY

Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

Ever think, I deserve a brownie for that? Many women aren't comfortable tooting their own horn; eating is a quiet celebration. But the pleasure is fleeting and often followed by guilt and stress, which can trigger cravings and weight gain. ... Read more

We're in this together

Saturday, June 04, 2011      1 comments

“We will need to remind ourselves, despite all our differences, just how much we share: common hopes, common dreams, a bond that will not break.” —BARACK OBAMA, U.S. president... Read more

HAPPY DAYS

Friday, June 03, 2011      0 comments

Remember how you felt in the summer as a kid - joyfully unself-conscious and liberated from adult rules? Recapture that special sense of wonder and savor it this season: Every day the sun shines, get out and do something that exhilarates you. ... Read more

VEG OUT

Thursday, June 02, 2011      0 comments

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GRAB SOME SUPERFRUIT

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      2 comments

The USDA recommends that you eat about 2 cups of fresh fruit per day. These summer berries are packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber and are delicious in smoothies, mixed with yogurt and sprinkled over cereal: BLUEBERRIES: Half a cup o... Read more

COMPETITION

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      1 comments

Do you feel as if you're in competition with every woman's body you see? How do you stop this negative thinking? Think of your body as an instrument, not an ornament. Focus on what it does for you: breathe, run and keep blood flowing. I... Read more


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