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Holiday Leftovers

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

The wrapping paper has been sent to the recycling, the tree is enjoying a second career as a bird feeder, the guests have all gone home…do you pick up a book and spend the day in front of the fireplace? Or go for a walk? Or catch the post-Christmas sales. Whatever you do, you will be haunted with the question---what am going to do with all those leftovers? You can only eat so many turkey sandwi...

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Holiday Weight Gain: Myth or Fact?

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

A 5 pound weight gain is inevitable during the holiday season…MYTH! Actually, according to the National Institute of Health, http://www.nichd.nih.gov, the average American gains just under 1 pound during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That's the good news. The bad news is that most of us never lose that 1 pound and if we are in the overweigh...

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Healthy Holiday Hacks

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

  The holidays are upon us and with all the hustle and bustle come the parties and the treats. It's fun while it lasts, this whirlwind of festivity. But January 1 st looms large on the horizon and with it the regret that comes from too much fruitcake. How can we enjoy the holidays and not gain weight? It's not that you are gorging yourself at every meal—what with all that you...

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