Choose My Plate

Month: August 2013

SIZING UP WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE

You know you need dot cut down on portion sizes, but are you confused as to what that really means?   Portion sizes in America are literally a growing epidemic.  According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, many food portions in restaurants across America have doubled – sometimes even tripled–in size over the […]

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HOW TO NEVER OVER-EAT AGAIN

  Do you rationalize a binge?  (I worked out?  Or I have PMS?)  Well, it’s just as simple to talk yourself out of inhaling unwanted calories.   Did you know that most women have a food angel and devil resting on either shoulder?  One giving permission to indulge even as the other advises against it?  […]

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Rev UP Your Metabolism

Winter is over, but is your metabolism still in hibernation? Even if your metabolic rate is slower than a snail climbing a hill of molasses, there are ways to ignite your calorie-burning machine. The key to a supercharged metabolism is stoking the metabolic engine with exercise, food and lifestyle habits that boost energy expenditure. Metabolism, […]

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