Halloween Candy!!!

This is the beginning of the toughest time of the year. Starting at Halloween and ending on Valentine’s Day, Americans put on an average of about 10 pounds. The holiday season has many speed bumps that can slow down your health and wellness goals. This is why we need to be ready and make better choices during these challenges.

The first one is Halloween and with all the candy, it really starts us off with a bang. The best choice is to avoid all of the candy and sweets in the first place. This is easier said than done, so we can at least try to choose the better options for an occasional indulgence.

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7 healthy tips to stay on track for the Holidays

It is the holiday season. We have one holiday down with Thanksgiving, but we still have two more coming up with Christmas and New Year. With all of the parties that come with these remaining holidays, it can be a very dangerous time of year.
Here are 7 helpful tips to keep you on track with your goals this holiday season:
  1. Eat before you go to your party. If you are already full when you get there, you be less likely to want to hang around the food table and graze. If you show up starving, you will most like overeat and blow your daily calorie budget.

  2. Eliminate or at least minimize your alcohol consumption. I always tell people that they need to stop drinking alcohol during a weight loss goal. This is not always realistic during this party time of year, so if you can greatly reduce your alcohol consumption that will help. Give yourself some limits. Like only having two glasses of wine during a holiday party and not drinking the rest of the week.
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7 Resolutions You Can Keep


Are you feeling reluctant to create New Year's Resolutions? After years of failed resolutions past, I don't blame you. However, if you pick the right resolutions, you'll face the New Year head on, ready to make good on your big plans from January 1 all the way to December 31.

What kind of resolutions will you actually keep this year? Good question. Here are seven resolutions that you can keep and that will help you achieve big strides towards your fitness goals in 2016:

Resolution #1: Get Fishy
Giving your health a boost doesn't have to take an incredible amount of time. With this resolution, it doesn't even take will power. All it takes is modifying your grocery list by buying fish on occasion. Enjoy fish for dinner once a week, and you'll protect your heart from disease and increase your chances for a longer life. Go with salmon, trout, flounder, or tuna.

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