Monthly Archives: November 2013

8 Strategies for Handling Holiday Party Temptations

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Unhealthy foods and drinks are available everywhere this time of year and holiday parties are one of the biggest culprits. When the frequency of holiday parties presents temptations of special treats like eggnog, cakes, pies, and cookies over and over … Continue reading

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Great recipe from our last cooking class!!

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French Toast Strata 1/3 cup SPLENDA® granular 1 cup egg substitute 2/3 cup skim milk ¾ cup teaspoon maple flavor 8 slices cinnamon raisin bread 2 cups peeled apples, thinly sliced Topping: ¼ c low-fat cream cheese 1 tbsp SPLENDA® … Continue reading

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Are You a Portion Distorter?

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According to a recent study published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Americans overestimate the typical portion of common foods by up to 50%. The study by Rutgers University found that, over the last … Continue reading

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BMI & Activity Influence Diabetes Risk

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A recent study out of the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that a woman’s Body Mass Index (BMI) is a better diabetes risk-indicator than her level of physical activity. The research showed that regardless of activity level, women with … Continue reading

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Healthy Meals Start With Your Plate

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Building a healthy meal doesn’t have to be difficult. It all starts with your plate. Size matters. If you’re like most American’s you are probably eating off 12-inch or larger plates. No matter what the plate’s size, we have a … Continue reading

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