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Cholesterol Check

Posted on by Ami Spencer

We’ve all seen the commercials reminding us that our cholesterol levels aren’t just determined by what we eat. It turns out genetics play a large roll, and medication may be necessary to treat high cholesterol in the end. But that … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

Posted on by Ami Spencer

If you’re craving an afternoon snack and you’re more likely to choose an apple and a handful of almonds over a candy bar, you’re making great progress on your journey toward a more healthy lifestyle. But just because you’re making … Continue reading

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Etosha’s Food Blog

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As a dietitian people are always asking me what I eat.  I generally try to eat healthy, but I do sometimes grab quick foods due to lack of planning and time constraints.   Hopefully by documenting what I eat it will … Continue reading

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Healthy Snacking

Posted on by Ami Spencer

A common misconception among those trying to lose weight is that snacks are no longer allowed. If this is what you believe, think again. Snacks are an important part of a healthy eating plan. Including one or two healthy snacks … Continue reading

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Perfect Pita Pizzas

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When you’re trying to live a healthier lifestyle, it often seems that television commercials for fast food and family requests for Chinese take-out multiply like mice. That Whopper looks delicious, even though you know you’ll regret it soon after it … Continue reading

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Smart Strategies for Dining Out

Posted on by Ami Spencer

When you’re trying to lose weight, or are concerned about your diet, having dinner at a restaurant can seem like a major challenge—to your willpower and your waistline. But it doesn’t have to be. With a few small changes in … Continue reading

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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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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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Deli-icious Sandwiches

Posted on by Ami Spencer

Here’s another round of great ideas for healthy carry-out options, straight from your own kitchen. When you’re in the mood for a fantastic deli sandwich, but can’t find the calories—or the cash—in your budget for a cold-cut splurge, fret no … Continue reading

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