10 non scale victories to celebrate

10 Non-Scale Victories You Need to Celebrate

When you are trying to lose weight, it’s easy to focus solely on the number reading from your bathroom scale. You’re working hard, eating better foods, exercising regularly, and it’s understandable to want to see results of that work. If weight loss is your sole measure of success and it doesn’t immediately drop, you may […]

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The Pros and Cons of the Ketogenic Diet

You may have already heard of the Keto Diet. It’s been popping up as the latest trend in celebrity diet fads among superstars such as JLo and Kylie Jenner. It’s claim to fame is that it’s the best diet for rapid weight loss and getting hunger under control. Sure, it sounds great, but is this […]

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8 Things You Should Never Do After a Workout

Congratulations for putting in the time and effort to exercise! After a tough gym session, you may just want to go home and lounge on the couch. However, what you do immediately after your sweat session can have a big impact on how your body recovers. Regardless of your fitness level, there’s a chance you […]

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Q&A: Top Health and Fitness Tips from Personal Trainer and Exercise Physiologist, Alessandra Daniele

We recently sat down with Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer, Alessandra Daniele (@FitGirlMoves) to dive into some interesting facts about exercise, nutrition and the benefits of using an EatSmart Precision Digital Kitchen Scale. Q: Alessandra, please tell us about yourself and your background. A: Hey guys! I am a 26-year-old Exercise Physiologist, Personal Trainer and […]

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Guide to a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Guide to a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Who doesn’t love an excuse to get together with friends, enjoy delicious foods, and tasty drinks? Cinco de Mayo gives us the perfect reason to go out and have fun.  Mexican food can be healthy; beans, grilled meats, and vegetables are smart choices. On the other hand, fried foods smothered in cheese and sauces coupled […]

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39 Healthy Road Trip Snack Ideas

It’s easy to mindlessly eat while driving or riding in the car, especially if you’re getting your snacks from rest stops and fast food places. However, you don’t have to toss out your normal healthy habits when traveling. Eating healthy on the road all boils down to planning. Bringing your own snacks allows you to […]

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How to Prevent Varicose Veins Naturally

Have you noticed purple or blue veins emerging on the surface of your legs? Those bulging veins are varicose veins, which most experts believe to be caused by weak valves in the veins. When healthy, these valves keep blood moving toward the heart. However, when they become weak, blood pools in the legs, causing veins […]

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9 Things Not to Do When Starting a New Diet

Embarking on a new weight-loss plan can be daunting. There are so many different ideas, theories and diet plans, that it can feel impossible to figure out what works best for you. As if that weren’t enough, some TV shows feature extreme weight losses that are nearly impossible for anyone to achieve in real life. […]

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Resting Heart Rate 101 – What You Need to Know

February is National Heart Month, so it’s time to make sure your heart is healthy. In addition to your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, and BMI (body mass index), it’s critical to know your resting heart rate. Your resting heart rate can indicate whether your heart is in good cardiovascular health. According to the CDC, […]

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20 inexpensive ways to treat yourself

20 Inexpensive Ways to Treat Yourself

  Sometimes you need a break from your routine to feel rejuvenated and boost your mood. Treating yourself doesn’t need to involve an expensive night out or a fancy spa day. Inexpensive indulgences can have a big impact on your happiness and well-being. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, spend some time on your self-care […]

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