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I'm NOT a doctor. Information is for educational purposes only. Please consult a doctor before starting any kind of weight loss plan. I DO NOT endorse any of the Weight Loss Plans on this Blog. I'm just providing the information and links to them.

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The 5-Day Mini-Fast Plan

Fasting may seem like an extreme weight-loss measure but in order to lose weight, abstaining from food for a set period of time can help yo...

Monday, October 31, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Frankenstein Kiwi



Frankenstein has never looked so adorable! Made with just a kiwi, some pretzel sticks and a few mini chocolate chips, this not-so-terrifying treat is anything but scary for your weight loss progress. Make a big batch of these before your Halloween gathering and watch your guests squeal with delight instead of terror!

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Turkey & Hummus Mummies


These Turkey and Hummus Mummies aren’t just adorably on theme, they’re totally tasty, too! Bring a bunch of them to your Halloween festivities and they’ll be the (healthy) hit of the party.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Spider Deviled Eggs


Take your deviled eggs to a whole other level with these delicious and spooky Spider Deviled Eggs. Featuring a few simple and healthy ingredients, this creepy take on a party staple is a delicious way to enjoy the Halloween holiday without scaring off your weight loss progress.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Popcorn Hands


Looking for healthy Halloween recipes? Look no further: These Popcorn Hands are creepy enough to bring to your Halloween festivities, and healthy enough to eat while you’re there!

Assemble a big batch of them to send with your kiddies to celebrations at school or savor them solo when a snack attack strikes. Either way, they’ll fill you up without filling you out.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Apple Peanut Butter Monster Mouths


Probably one of the easiest Halloween treats you can make, these Apple Peanut Butter Monster Mouths are adorable and delicious. Bring a big batch to your Halloween gathering or just have them on hand when you’re at risk of succumbing to seasonal sweet treats.

Click here for the recipe.


Friday, October 14, 2016

Dr. Oz

I love to visit Dr. Oz for all my health information, mainly weight loss. His TV show is awesome!

Click here to visit Dr. Oz's Website.


Thursday, October 13, 2016

7-Day Diet Meal Plan to Lose Weight

A delicious way to lose weight.

This 1,200-calorie meal plan is designed by EatingWell's registered dietitians and culinary experts to offer healthy and delicious meals for weight-loss. We've done the hard work of planning for you and mapped out seven full days of meals and snacks. The calorie totals are listed next to each meal so you can easily swap things in and out as you see fit. Note, this meal plan is controlled for calories, fiber and sodium. If a particular nutrient is of concern, consider speaking with your health care provider about supplementation or altering this plan to better suit your individual nutrition needs.

Click here for this weight loss plan.


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Smart Snacking

Between school, homework, sports, your after-school job, and hanging out with friends, it may feel like there's no time for healthy eating. And when you do stop to eat, it's probably tempting to go the quick and easy route by grabbing a burger and fries, potato chips, or candy.

But it is possible to treat yourself to a healthy snack. In fact, if you have a hectic schedule, it's even more important to eat healthy foods that give you the fuel you need to keep going.

Even if you take time to eat three meals a day, you may still feel hungry at times. What's the answer? Healthy snacks. Snacking on nutritious food can keep your energy level high and your mind alert without taking up a lot of your time.

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Water

Q: What’s the first thing I should do when I wake up?
A: Drink a glass of water.


Friday, October 7, 2016

Why Belly Fat is Dangerous for the Heart

Increasing stomach fat – especially the “hidden fat” in your abdomen – is associated with newly identified and worsening heart disease risk factors, according to a study. These adverse changes in cardiovascular risk were evident over a relatively short period of time and persisted even after accounting for changes in body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference, two commonly used methods to estimate whether someone is a healthy weight or not.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Cook, But Don't Fry

You may be used to fried foods, but there are other, sometimes healthier ways to cook including: roasting, steaming, poaching, baking, braising and broiling.


Monday, October 3, 2016

Good Sources of Potassium

Potassium is a mineral that most of us get every day through the foods we regularly eat — and that's a good thing.

"Potassium is a mineral necessary for good health," explains Alexa Schmitt, a clinical nutritionist at Massachusetts General Hospital. "It aids in maintaining heart health by helping to regulate the fluid balance in the body."

Potassium is classified as an electrolyte, which means that it carries an electric charge in your body.

The body needs balanced amounts of electrolytes — including potassium, sodium, magnesium, and others — to keep the blood chemistry at the right levels so that your body can function at its best.

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