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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 some common “party…

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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 can’t stick…

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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 behavior.…

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6 Secret Weapons for Successful New Year's Resolutions

If you've ever tried to quit smoking, swear off sugar, or kick caffeine, you know the symptoms of withdrawal: headaches, irritability, fatigue, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. These symptoms can be enough to derail even the most committed among us. Fortunately, withdrawal symptoms can be eased…

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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 sugar…

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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 optimism…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Scampi in Wine and Garlic Sauce

This New Year’s Eve, why not impress your family and friends with a delicious and healthy dinner? This shrimp scampi recipe not only hits the “fancy” mark, but it is easy to make and easy on the waistline. You can find this and other recipes for diabetes in my Reversing Diabetes Cookbook.…

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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 attain…

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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 won’t tell…

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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 other time of…

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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 more weight…

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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 cigarette,…

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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 other blogs where…

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