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Friday
Jul212017

Have the fries with that gluten-free, paleo, D.TOX-approved hot dog

If you missed National Hot Dog Day on July 19th, you can also celebrate it today. Phew! But if you're gluten-free, paleo or on a detox, your food choices can sometimes feel limited when a meal includes a bun.

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Friday
Jul212017

3 Stress Busting Tips for Busy People From a Metabolic Expert

When was the last time you lost track of time and were completely in the moment, stress-free, and doing what you love as if you were a kid again? Was it last week, last month or decades ago? Or, perhaps you’re in the camp that legitimately cannot even recall the last time you had a relaxed or carefree moment. For most of us, it’s unlikely that we had a moment like this at some point today.

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Friday
Jul142017

Nice Cream Three Ways

It was Ronald Reagan back in 1984 that coined National Ice Cream Day, and ever since that iconic day 33 years ago, Americans everywhere enjoy summer’s favorite treat on the third Sunday of every July. As a passionate ice cream eater, I never miss my annual celebratory ice cream, but just like any other human being, I need more than just one day to celebrate its deliciousness.

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Friday
Jul142017

5 Dietitians Weigh-In on Collagen

The Collagen Mocktail

I was curious if everything I'd been hearing about collagen was just hype — or if there really is something special about this popular protein. Here's what our top five dietitians had to say. (Plus, a few of their favorite ways to use it.) 

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Friday
Jul072017

Healthy body DIY: Homemade bug spray (that works) 

Image credit: Becca Hurt

Warm weather and increased daylight hours means more outdoor activities with family and friends —and those pesky insects, too. While it may be tempting to reach for your most powerful insect repellent — to ward off mosquitos and other bothersome bugs — you may want to consider a healthy alternative.

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Friday
Jul072017

A 20-minute no-excuse do-it-anywhere workout (to shed those last few pounds)

Summer events, parties, vacations, and activities can make finding time to exercise nearly impossible. It’s not uncommon for many to phase out the daily or weekly trip to the club. But that’s no reason to hang up those tennis shoes for the season. Don’t be that person. You owe it to yourself to commit to daily activity — your mood and energy levels will thank you.

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Friday
Jun302017

4 Patriotic (5–Ingredient or Less) 4th of July Picnic Recipes 

It's not easy to get it all done and enjoy a holiday, too. As full-time employee and mother, I know this all too well. That's why I thought it might be nice offer you a simple, healthy menu for the 4th of July that's planned -- including your shopping list. That way, you can also get in a quick workout and enjoy the fireworks!

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