Mindful Eating

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Mindful Eating

Mindful eating, which involves being completely aware of your eating experience and perceptions in the present moment, can be a helpful way to disengage from unconscious habits and behaviors that lead to overeating and weight gain. Learn how to tune into your hunger cues and use satiety cues to guide your decisions about when and how much to eat.

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Hidden Sources of Protein

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Hidden Sources of Protein

Some people believe you can never consume too much protein, but the truth is that excess calories, regardless of their source, will be stored as fat and can contribute to weight gain. And surveys suggest most people are consuming far more protein than they actually need. Here are the latest guidelines on how much protein you should be consuming, along with sources of protein that you may not be aware of.

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The Basics of Intermittent Fasting

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The Basics of Intermittent Fasting

Is fasting good for you? Can it help you lose weight? It depends. Fasting can be beneficial for the body when practiced appropriately. But it can also put a great deal of stress on the body. Intermittent fasting, which involves limiting food intake for shorter and more specified periods of time, offers an alternative to long-term fasting, which can be harmful to the body.

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5 Foods That Aid Digestion

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5 Foods That Aid Digestion

Most of us know that the human body needs to eat to replenish energy, and that eating the wrong foods can cause health problems and even indigestion. Conversely, we may also overlook certain foods that may help our bodies function better. Learn which foods work together to not only improve digestion, but also to keep harmful bacteria moving through your system.

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Health Coaching: Empowering Clients Through Behavior Change

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Health Coaching: Empowering Clients Through Behavior Change

Good health coaches combine the science of exercise and weight management with the art of coaching and communication to deliver effective messages to help clients make meaningful changes that they can maintain for life. Learn how to use the health coach’s techniques of motivational interviewing and cognitive coaching to help your clients achieve lasting behavioral change that will result in better health and wellness.

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3 Foods for Healthy Skin

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3 Foods for Healthy Skin

Fresh, younger-looking skin is something everyone can appreciate. And with summer around the corner, many of us are turning our attention to what we put on our skin to protect it from the elements. However, what we put in our body can be just as important as what we put on our body. The nutrients that promote healthy, glowing skin can easily be incorporated into a delicious summer menu.

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Why to Buy Produce In-Season

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Why to Buy Produce In-Season

Despite their well-known health benefits, research shows that few of us are eating the recommended amount of daily fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, the taste and flavors of store-bought, out-of-season produce leaves much to be desired. The solution? Purchasing in-season, locally grown fruits and vegetables from stores and farmer’s markets. Learn why changing your shopping habits can help improve your physical health and the financial health of your community.

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How Many Calories Do We Really Need?

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How Many Calories Do We Really Need?

Do you know how many calories you need to maintain or lose weight? Knowing the answer to this question can be key to achieving the energy balance necessary to maintain a healthy weight over the long-term. Learn how to estimate your daily caloric needs and why a combination of diet and exercise has been proven to be the most successful approach to losing weight.

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Improve Your Heart Health with These Tips

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Improve Your Heart Health with These Tips

While most people associate February with Valentine’s Day, it’s also American Heart Month. This is a great time to think about ways to improve our heart health, which is so important given the high incidence of heart disease among Americans. So, while you’re celebrating your love this month, here are a few simple things you can do to improve your health and keep you celebrating for years to come.

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