Category Archives: Holidays

Make healthy Fourth of July food choices

Between hot dogs and creamy potato salad, Fourth of July treats can put your calorie count over the edge. One hot dog has 150 calories and 13 grams of fat while a cheeseburger with nothing but the basics can come … Continue reading

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Healthy Helpings: Avoid weight gain this holiday season

On average, Americans gain 1 to 2 pounds during the holidays. It might not seem like much, but the extra weight tends to accumulate over the years.

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How to burn off Thanksgiving dinner

Estimate: The average American eats 4,500 calories in the holiday meal.

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Wellness Wrap 5/24/13: Survival guide for summer food temptations; ADHD linked to obesity risk

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 3/29/13: Easter candy alternatives; Celebrity food endorsements; Race updates

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Don’t take the weekend off

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, remember to enjoy yourself but stay aware of what you’re eating and drinking.  Research has shown that people tend to eat more on the weekends – with some people gobbling up as … Continue reading

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Carrot Cupcakes a more nutritious treat for your Valentine

This lighter dessert tastes like the real thing. But it has more than half the fat and about one-third fewer calories compared with traditional carrot cake.

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Try this lighter version of a classic breakfast dish

Let’s get fancy. Sometimes it’s nice to make your sweetheart — or yourself — a delicious, hearty breakfast to kick off your day. And it might be a way to make Valentine’s Day or any random Thursday a little more … Continue reading

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Indulge on Fat Tuesday without all the calories and fat

Find out how much exercise it takes to burn off a fastnacht and get a recipe for a less-indulgent version of the Fat Tuesday treat.

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How much exercise to burn calories from Super Bowl food?

Expert says six Buffalo Wild Wings with ranch will cost you 1,330 calories. To burn those, you’d need to do the wave 6,480 times.

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