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Waistline-Friendly New Year’s Eve
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Waistline-Friendly New Year’s Eve

The holidays are a joyful time filled with love, relaxation, and – let’s be honest – masses of delicious food! This season is not the time to say ‘no’ to yourself or others. We all worked so hard all year, it’s a worldwide ‘treat yourself’ time. We are not against letting your diet slip for...

3 Alternatives to Chocolate Advent Calendars
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3 Alternatives to Chocolate Advent Calendars

As December begins we reach a new high of excitement for the holidays. Festivities and decorations are already taking over our streets. We don’t mind the day getting dark slightly earlier, because it brings out the charm of the fairy lights and street markets. However, only one thing is missing until the 1st of December...

Happy Thanksgiving!
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is the time to be thankful, the time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. We wish you a very happy Thanksgiving!

Volume Eating: The Key to Holiday Weight-Loss
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Volume Eating: The Key to Holiday Weight-Loss

In our last article series on the problems with calorie counting, we explained that simply looking at the calories, without considering any other property of your food, will not give you the weight-loss that you strive for. A daily intake of 2,000 calories of carbohydrates, or a daily intake of 2,000 of vegetables, in the...

Calorie Counting Alternatives
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Calorie Counting Alternatives

In our last article “Is Calorie Counting Outdated?” we explained why calorie counting has been under fire recently. After all those investigations have been published, it is easy to see why it’s justifiable to move away from calorie counting and focus your weight loss journey on your lifestyle and eating habits instead.  Today, our fantastic...

Is Calorie Counting Outdated?
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Is Calorie Counting Outdated?

Recently calorie counting for weight loss has been under a lot of criticism. In the last year, Tech Insider released videos about the problems with calorie counting for weight loss and about the inaccuracy of commonly used calorie counters. And in March this year, The Economist published an extensive research article, named “Death of the...

Is breakfast as important as they say?
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Is breakfast as important as they say?

In our last article “Understanding Breakfast” we emphasized the complexity surrounding the idea of breakfast. People have different definitions for it and its history doesn’t give us a definite explanation as to what breakfast entails. However, it is generally accepted that breakfast is the first meal eaten in the day, which usually lies before noon...

Understanding breakfast
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Understanding breakfast

We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Is that really true? Where did the idea that breakfast is so important even come from? Our Brooksville Dietitian will answer your questions! We will investigate what breakfast means to different people, how the idea of specific breakfast foods and times...

How does fasting affect my body?
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How does fasting affect my body?

Fasting has recently become incredibly trendy as a tactic for weight loss. However, it is not something new. For decades people have been engaging in fasting and Intermittent Fasting (IF) for health and spiritual reasons. Many successful people also engage in fasting to gain improved focus and mental productivity. But, how does fasting actually work?...