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News You Can’t Miss From Shape Magazine

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I have been receiving Shape magazine for years.  It is always filled with great health information. The October issue has Jessica Alba on the cover, and she never disappoints. I had always heard that being dehydrated makes our bodies have to work harder, but I never knew why.  According to Shape magazine a recent study shows that even mild dehydration…

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New Nutrition Label Standards

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By the year 2018 companies will be required to list the percentage of sugar in one serving on Nutrition Facts labels.  For example:  if there is 500% of your daily value of sugar in one serving then it will now actually be obvious.  My guess is that portion sizes will get smaller.  I wonder if they will lessen sugar content…

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Smart Strategies to Find Your Balance

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You probably hear about balance all of the time.  Almost every diet advocates balance.  Your designated plan might cut out entire food groups, but yet it states there should be a balance.  What is balance?  Most of the time you aren’t even given a definition so it’s hard to find a starting point.  Balance means having healthy snacks, healthy meals,…

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On A Mission For Nutrition: Part 2

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SMALL SUSTAINABLE CHANGES  Keep in mind that we are all different.  We all have room for improvement in our diets.  Apply changes to your diet SLOWLY.  Naturally we want weight loss now, but the slower you change the better your chances of success.  When you reach the point that you feel 100% confident that you will be able to maintain…

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