Make the Body/Mind/Mouth Connection

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Having worked in the weight-loss and maintenance industry, I have a deep interest in learning the different methods and avenues taken in this field. When Margaret Marshall's book Body, Mind and Mouth: Life's Eating Connection floated across our laps, I was extremely taken by the title and ready to …
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99 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

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We've got 99 pregnancy snacks and a Cheeto ain't one! Because we polled you awesome readers and all the FBM writers to put together a rather epic list of healthy pregnancy snacks for you to nosh on! We know that when you're pregnant, you're hungry. Like NOW. And your usual go-to snack after a few …
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How to Make Your Unhealthy Pregnancy Food Cravings Healthier

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So, I'll be the first to admit that I didn't eat the healthiest during my first trimester. And when you're struck with the worst morning sickness, fatigue and food aversions, it can be hard to get (and keep!) anything down --- let alone healthy food. However, between my pregnancy experience and all …
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A Typical Weekly Meal Plan for My Family

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Over on Fit Bottomed Eats, we've been doing a meal planning challenge to encourage readers to get creative with their meal planning. It's a challenge I need too, as I'm not the world's most inventive chef or meal planner. There are times when I'm gung-ho for months at a time, but then life gets in …
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Finding Happiness In The Weight-Loss Struggle

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Weight-loss is not easy, and neither is maintenance. There comes a point when you take a step back and wonder, is it going to be like this forever? Will I spend the rest of my life monitoring every bite I take and over thinking every workout I do? When will I find that balance? I was at Fusion …
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Project Beach Body’s Meal Plan: It’s a Wrap!

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If you've been following along, you know that for the past two weeks I've been testing out That Clean Life's Project Beach Body meal plan. The past two weeks have been so important to me (read about week one here!). This plan was a great starting point at understanding what my body needs versus what …
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Project Beach Body’s Meal Plan: A Week One Recap

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I recently shared my plan to take on That Clean Life's Project Beach Body challenge --- a two-week meal plan that focuses on eating clean. Now that I'm a week in, I wanted to share my thoughts.  It's really been an eye-opener for me. I feel so good, I can’t describe how GOOD I feel! There were so …
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