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August 22, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

When we're hungry, it's natural to open the fridge and just grab the first convenient  food you see. If your goal is to lose weight and eat healthier, then it's finally time to set yourself up for success. The way to start is by completely clearing out and organizing your fridge. Here's how to organize your fridge to eat healthier! Prep Your Fruit & Veggies When we go food shopping, we tend to throw all out fruits and vegetables in the bottom drawers of our fridge and only take them out when we feel like eating them. If you actually...

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August 20, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

All our favorite foods and drinks are either loaded with sugar or salt. We think if we drink diet drinks we're being healthier - but are we, really? Perhaps we're satisfying our sweet tooth without excess calories, but there's still chemicals and artificial sweeteners involved. Here's the truth behind diet soda and what you need to know. Can Diet Soda Help You Lose Weight? Diet soda is known to have less sugar than regular soda, which results in a lower calorie intake. So theoretically, switching to diet soda could lead to weight loss. Nonetheless, it's not the best drink if you're...

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August 19, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

Whether you're a mom runner or a woman gym guru in general, this question probably crossed your mind: "How soon can I go back to working out after giving birth?" The time frame and how it feels is honestly different for everyone. Nonetheless, here's some advice for returning to exercising after pregnancy.  Listen To Your Doctor, Heart, & Body At the end of the day, it's best to consult a doctor to see how soon you can go back to working out. They are the ones who can assess the impact the pregnancy had on your body and the general timeline...

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August 17, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

It's no surprise that potato chips are loaded with sodium, but what if you crave the same texture as a snack? You can still eat something crispy and crunchy, while being healthy and eating vegetables. If you're in need of some food alternatives, here are homemade veggie chip recipes made easy! Sweet Potato Chips Who said you can't make sweet potatoes into chips? With a little chile and lime zest, you'll be set on this seasoned snack! Preheat the oven to 300˚F and line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with foil. Peel 2 sweet potatoes and slice into thin rounds (about...

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August 16, 2019 / iTouch Wearables

Sleeping is probably everyone’s favorite part of the day. After a hard day, lying in bed is a great feeling that we all can relate to. On the other hand, waking up is most likely at the bottom of that list, especially if it is to do an early morning workout. So if you’re one of these people, here are a few tips and tricks to make waking up for morning workouts easier. Start With The Alarm Being prepared to wake up early is the key. With technology these days, many people can now set their devices to play music...

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