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Charity of the Month – The Gwendolyn Strong Foundation

EatSmart fans will continue to select a Charity of the Month in 2017. Fans will submit short stories about the charity’s mission and why it’s meaningful to them. We began our Charity of the Month donations in 2011. In honor of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month, we’ve selected The Gwendolyn Strong Foundation as our charity for August […]

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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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Grill Safety: 16 BBQ Hazards That Could Spoil Your Summer Party

Our favorite summer parties include friends, family and delicious food from the grill. Whether it’s tender meats or savory vegetables, food just seems to taste better when it’s fresh off the grill. When grilling, it’s easy to focus on how much fun you’re having and forget about potential hazards. We’ve compiled important safety tips to […]

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Charity of the Month – Rock Type 1

EatSmart fans will continue to select a Charity of the Month in 2017. Fans will submit short stories about the charity’s mission and why it’s meaningful to them. We began our Charity of the Month donations in 2011. In honor of Juvenile Diabetes Month, we’ve selected Rock Type 1 as our charity for July 2017. Rock […]

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Smoothie Bowl Recipes You Need to Make for Breakfast

Smoothie bowls are beautiful to look at and so good for you. The more colorful the bowl, the more nutrition it contains.  The biggest benefit of having your smoothie in a bowl vs a glass, is additional space to include delicious toppings. Adding fruit, nuts, coconut, and whatever else you enjoy not only adds to […]

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10 Steps for Grilling the Best Steak of Your Life

Ah, summer! The time of year when you spend a lot of time cooking and dining outdoors. Whether you’re grilling for yourself or hosting a party, when you invest in high-quality pieces of meat, you want them cooked to perfection.   Do you struggle to make sure your steaks are done just right when grilling? […]

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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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2017 Father's Day Gift Ideas

8 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Active Dad

Finding that perfect gift for Dad can be challenging. How do you say thanks to the man who’s always been there for you? Well, you can start with a gift that plays to his interests or makes his life simpler. Whether your Dad likes to man the grill, enjoy a cold craft beer, watch the […]

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