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Wine and Your Waistline
Wine and Your Waistline

t’s that time of year again when we start to think about dropping some of that winter insulation. And the elephant in the room needs to be addressed…your extra weight may be a result of your daily glass(es) of wine at the end of the day.

I hate to spoil the fun, and I enjoy a glass of wine like many of you, but it’s important to note that unlike food calories, alcohol causes you to gain weight in four different ways…

Simple Kale Salad
Simple Kale Salad

Ingredients: 5 sprigs of kale — approximately 4 cups of chopped kale1 finely diced celery stalk 1 thinly diced apple of choice7-8 toasted walnuts ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For the dressing 2 tablespoons olive oilJuice of 1/2 a lemon — to tasteSalt to taste Directions Wash, dry and...

Satiety – The New Diet Weapon
Satiety – The New Diet Weapon

We all know that we have an obesity problem in North America, and the problem isn’t that there is a lack of information out there; we all know what to do, we just have a problem doing it. My personal, and well supported, thought on that is that most ‘diets’ fail because they aren’t satiating and too much of it is left to willpower. You see, most of us can lose a lot of weight if we eat chicken and plain salad every day, but we would also need a heck of a lot of willpower in order to do that consistently…day after day, week after week. Generally speaking, any diet plan that fails to promote satiety and satisfaction is a diet that encourages food cravings and is destined to fail.

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