3 Healthy Spring Reads: Fiction, Non-fiction and Jillian Michaels!


The weather has been so gloriously springy lately that I really want to do nothing more than go for a run, then come back and sit in the sunshine with a good book and a big ol' glass of iced tea. Or coconut water. Or---who am I kidding?---wine. And if you're interested in some new healthy reads to …
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How to Get Back on Track After the Holidays


Did you overdo it a bit this holiday season? No worries! Today is a new day, and you're about to have a whole New Year to start afresh with! So take our advice: Do not---we repeat---do not beat yourself up. Beating yourself up for something that's already done is a total waste of time. Instead, …
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Can’t Stop Mindless Snacking? This Friday Fit Tip Is for You!

mindless snacking

It happens to the best of us---especially this time of year when there are so many yummy things around and so much pressure at parties and gatherings to splurge---but do you have a habit of overeating? Eating when you're not hungry? Consider yourself an emotional eater? Or simply seem to eat too …
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Can Junk Food Give You a Junk Mood? This Book Says Yes!

Junk Foods Junk Moods

Ever noticed how you can be in a really good mood, have a not-so-healthy meal and then feel like poo? Or be in a not-so-great mood and eat healthier foods and feel a bit better? That's pretty much the whole idea behind the new book Junk Foods and Junk Moods: Stop Craving and Start Living! by health …
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The Facts on Food Cravings: When to Resist and When to Give in

food cravings

Your mouth is watering, you are distracted, and all you can think about is a blissful piece of smooth chocolate melting in your mouth while angels toot trumpets next to your head. This craving is driving you crazy, but you don't want to give in. You've been doing so great with eating healthy and …
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How to Overcome Binge Eating: One Reader’s Experience and Tips


FBG’s second-annual Guest Bloggers’ Week may have come and gone, but this guest post and reader success story was good enough that we just had to share. Tina Reale, who blogs at Faith Fitness Fun, candidly shares her struggle with binge eating. A stay-at-home mother of two, she shares her life in …
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10 Reasons You Eat When You’re Not Really Hungry


We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afternoon, you head to the vending machine for a pick-me-up. All of these are …
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