A Sweet Struggle

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For some of you who grew up in the 80's, do you remember the days of the yellowy spongy goodness of a cream filled twinkie? What about the hard crust chocolatey shell of the wagon wheel and of course, one of my childhood favourites, a sugar crust top and an apple and raspberry filled pastry, with a very short and unique name, the Creme and Apple Raspberry Passion Flakie...mmmmmm. I know these sugar bombs are still around but most people that I have come across don't seem to be picking up too many boxes of these treats. This article isn't to debate the good and bad of sugar I'll save that for another post. (Although many health studies have concluded it's the #1 leading cause of obesity). Many of you have expressed the difficulties of eliminating sugar from your daily diet. I love...

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6 Must Do’s to Prevent the Holiday Bulge

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The snow is falling, the hustle and bustle of shoppers are everywhere, Christmas melodies are blaring in every store and holiday party invites are trickling in. Oven roasted turkey, creamy mash potatoes, homemade stuffing, tart cranberry sauce, and delicious hand crafted apple pie....yummmmmy! I love the holidays! Yes, the holidays are finally here but along with the festive atmosphere, there is also the dreaded internal battle of "I want eat everything and please don't pack on those extra pounds!" I have been a personal health and wellness coach for over a decade. I have educated thousands of individuals within the past 12 years. I have encountered this dilemma year after year, wanting to enjoy the delicious treats over the holidays and not feel guilty and stress out over every little thing you consume; in other words: overindulging. Why is this the most...

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8000 Calorie Burger…wow

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I recently had a friend send me a youtube clip.  I honestly wasn't suprised after viewing it.  The funny thing is, people know better, but yet, a place like this exists for a reason.   However, I'm pretty sure most individuals who go to his joint probably aren't regulars and probably don't order the "Quad" burger.  Take a look at the youtube video YouTube. Imagine trying to burn 8000 calories during one workout.  If an average person person burns 1000 calories hiking the Grouse Grind, that would make this a very very long day.  For most of us who don't consume 8000 calories in one sitting and are still encountering obstacles to shed the excess fat, we have some very easy solutions. They are found in our new eBook, 12 Keys to Fat Loss, a simple guide to weight reduction....

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