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Month: December 2012

How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

 Goal Setting Skills For The New Year or Any Time By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com Guide              Updated January 03, 2011  Every year, throngs of people—maybe even you—choose a list of resolutions for the next year. Generally, these are habits they will try to do every day, or habits they will try to avoid for as long as they can. Unfortunately, many of these resolutions are forgotten by March. A major reason for this is that…

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How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

Goal Setting Skills For The New Year or Any Time By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com GuideUpdated January 03, 2011Every year, throngs of people—maybe even you—choose a list of resolutions for the next year. Generally, these are habits they will try to do every day, or habits they will try to avoid for as long as they can. Unfortunately, many of these resolutions are forgotten by March. A major reason for this is that it’s deceptively difficult to develop or deny…

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Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

November 27, 2012 | By Michele Foley, FitSugar No one ever wants to drink too much, but sometimes festivities happen. Keep this guide handy for preventing and dealing with the horrible hangover. Preventing a hangover Know this: if you’re going to go out and toss back more than a few drinks, you’re going to pay the price; the body isn’t designed to binge on bad stuff and feel great the next day. But before you even get to the worst-case…

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Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

November 27, 2012 | By Michele Foley, FitSugar No one ever wants to drink too much, but sometimes festivities happen. Keep this guide handy for preventing and dealing with the horrible hangover. Preventing a hangoverKnow this: if you’re going to go out and toss back more than a few drinks, you’re going to pay the price; the body isn’t designed to binge on bad stuff and feel great the next day. But before you even get to the worst-case scenario,…

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Benefits Of Couscous

Benefits Of Couscous

What Is Couscous? Couscous (pronounced Koose-Koose) is considered a pasta which is made of small granules of semolina flour, and is traditional in North African cuisine. It is also available made from whole-wheat flour, which slightly increases the fiber and boosts nutritional value. It is a culinary ingredient used as a substitution for rice or quinoa, it is very versatile, and it’s preparation requires little more than the addition of hot water and fluffing with a fork, then served as…

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Benefits Of Couscous

Benefits Of Couscous

What Is Couscous?Couscous (pronounced Koose-Koose) is considered a pasta which is made of small granules of semolina flour, and is traditional in North African cuisine. It is also available made from whole-wheat flour, which slightly increases the fiber and boosts nutritional value. It is a culinary ingredient used as a substitution for rice or quinoa, it is very versatile, and it’s preparation requires little more than the addition of hot water and fluffing with a fork, then served as a…

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The Healthiest Foods On Earth

The Healthiest Foods On Earth

Jonny Bowden, 07.07.09 The most important consideration in constructing a healthy diet: Eat whole food with minimal processing. These 12 foods do the trick. What is the best diet for human beings? Vegetarian? Vegan? High-protein? Low-fat? Dairy-Free? Hold on to your shopping carts: There is no perfect diet for human beings. At least not one that’s based on how much protein, fat or carbohydrates you eat. People have lived and thrived on high-protein, high-fat diets (the Inuit of Greenland); on low-protein,…

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The Healthiest Foods On Earth

The Healthiest Foods On Earth

Jonny Bowden, 07.07.09 The most important consideration in constructing a healthy diet: Eat whole food with minimal processing. These 12 foods do the trick. What is the best diet for human beings? Vegetarian? Vegan? High-protein? Low-fat? Dairy-Free? Hold on to your shopping carts: There is no perfect diet for human beings. At least not one that’s based on how much protein, fat or carbohydrates you eat. People have lived and thrived on high-protein, high-fat diets (the Inuit of Greenland); on low-protein,…

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High-fructose corn syrup

High-fructose corn syrup

A sweet problem: Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain by Hilary Parker       Posted March 22, 2010 A Princeton University research team has demonstrated that all sweeteners are not equal when it comes to weight gain: Rats with access to high-fructose corn syrup gained significantly more weight than those with access to table sugar, even when their overall caloric intake was the same. In addition to causing significant weight gain in lab…

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High-fructose corn syrup

High-fructose corn syrup

A sweet problem: Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain by Hilary Parker       Posted March 22, 2010 A Princeton University research team has demonstrated that all sweeteners are not equal when it comes to weight gain: Rats with access to high-fructose corn syrup gained significantly more weight than those with access to table sugar, even when their overall caloric intake was the same. In addition to causing significant weight gain in lab…

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