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Are You Sabotaging Your Diet With Alcohol? 3 Important Things to Remember the Next Time You Order a Drink

By Shanna Stewart, RD, LD

If you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or a few beers when you’re out with friends, you’re certainly not alone. But just like with any beverage other than water, it’s important to know what’s in your alcoholic drink and how it contributes to your diet. While we pay attention to the calories in our food, that number is often overlooked when it comes to drinks. Unfortunately, alcohol has a

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9 Insanely Clever Food Swaps to Help You Lose the Last 10 Pounds

By Shanna Stewart, RD, LD

It’s not news that achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Being overweight puts you at an increased risk for a variety of diseases and makes it difficult to live an active, happy life. While weight loss sounds like a simple equation (reduce overall calories and expend more energy), we all know it’s easier said than done. Losing weight and

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We All Binge Sometimes: How to Recover and Avoid Overeating Next Time

By Shanna Stewart, RD, LD

Have you struggled with the temptation to binge? You’re in your own little world eating away, and you just can’t stop. And in that very moment, you don’t want to stop. I hate to admit that I’ve been there many times. Many of us have. There are a lot of different factors that may drive us to binge. Often, certain emotions like anger, sadness, or boredom can be triggers for overeating. So

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