New-Years

New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone, and that we’ll soon be “ringing out the old, and ringing in the new.” Whether you’re spending a quiet evening at home with your loved ones and friends or going out on the town, here are a few tips to help you avoid…

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The Secret to Successful New Year's Resolutions

It’s no secret that most of us make New Year’s resolutions only to break them a short time later. Here’s a tip you can keep in mind to make this year’s resolutions more successful: Frame your resolutions in the positive. Research suggests that one of the biggest reasons we…

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How to Guarantee A Happy New Year

As the ball drops in Times Square this New Year’s Eve, you can ensure an even brighter new year with one simple secret—think like an optimist. Like nutritious food, pure water, and exercise, a positive outlook on life keeps you healthy. Though scientists aren't sure exactly how…

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Help for Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

With the New Year upon us, you may be thinking about what resolutions you want to make, and how you can ensure you follow through with them. Nobody likes change. It’s painful. That’s why so few people succeed at weight loss, smoking cessation, or anything else that requires altering…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Drink Sensibly This New Year's Eve

We’re in the thick of the holiday season, and eggnog, hot toddies, and champagne abound. While a drink a day has been shown to confer a number of health benefits including increased insulin sensitivity, mixed drinks full of extra sugars and drinking to excess can wreak havoc on your blood…

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How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

You’ve probably heard that the average American has a holiday weight gain of 5–10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Although that’s an exaggeration, people who struggle with their weight tend to also experience more weight gain during the holiday season than at any…

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How to Quit Smoking Naturally

As we head into a brand new year, many of us will be making resolutions—and near the top of that list for many is to quit smoking naturally. Few resolutions can have such a dramatic impact on your health. Health Benefits When You Quit Smoking Naturally * Within 20 minutes of your last…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Make a Commitment to Health

Each year, I remind you of the importance of choosing New Year’s resolutions that will improve your health. And while making these resolutions is easy, sticking to them can be anything but. If you have resolved to lose weight and reverse diabetes, you need to focus on how you are going to…

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The Weight Loss Secret the Diet Industry Won't Tell You About

As soon as the New Year’s Eve ball comes down in Times Square, you’ll be bombarded with advertisements for every weight loss program and diet pill out there. The weight loss industry is counting on you to shell out big bucks to shed any excess pounds. What the weight loss industry…

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The Power of Pumpkin

“Halloween” or “All Hallow’s Eve” dates back 2,000 years to the most significant Celtic holiday: the night before the new year (November 1 on their calendar), when the dead returned to mingle with the living. Scary faces were sculpted into turnips and gourds and lit…

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More Weight Loss Secrets the Diet Industry Won't Reveal

You may remember a blog I wrote several weeks back about how exercise can reprogram your brain so you won’t overeat. That’s a secret the diet industry won’t tell you about, since they can’t directly profit off your ability to take a brisk walk. Well, now I want to reveal even…

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Commit to Get Fit

It’s a new year and you know what that means—it’s time to make that healthy weight loss resolution a reality. In addition to taking part in my Diabesity Challenge, you should start—and stick with—an exercise regimen. Here are a few tips to help get you going. * Sign a…

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Your Summer To-Do List for Better Health

I know we think of New Year’s as a time to make a fresh start, but in reality summer is an even better time to resolve to improve your health. The weather’s warm, the days are long, and we’re in a lull between holidays—with fewer temptations to overeat. I’ve seen on…

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Safe and Effective Weight Loss Supplements

It’s no secret that losing weight is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. So if you’re one of the millions resolving to shed a few pounds, I want to share a few friendly reminders on how to ensure success in the coming months. For starters, by now, I hope you realize…

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