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What Is the Glycemic Index? Your Guide to a Slow-Carb Diet

What Is the Glycemic Index? Your Guide to a Slow-Carb Diet

You may have heard of the benefits of a low-carb diet, but what about a slow-carb diet? Not all carbs are created equal. Some metabolize quickly, leaving you tired and hungry; others take their time, helping you feel full and energetic for longer. How can […]

Drink This, Not That: Easy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks

Drink This, Not That: Easy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks

Sodas, sports beverages, fruit juices, lattes–sugary drinks are everywhere, and they’re responsible for nearly half of our daily intake of added sugars. Not only do these added sugars contain no nutritional value, they can also slow weight loss and increase risk for numerous health issues. […]

Diabetes Alert Day: Take the Prediabetes Risk Test in 60 Seconds

Diabetes Alert Day: Take the Prediabetes Risk Test in 60 Seconds

84 million people in the United States are at risk for type 2 diabetes–that’s 1 in every 3 adults. Find out today if you’re one of them. March 26th is Diabetes Alert Day, the American Diabetes Association’s annual reminder to determine your diabetes risk and […]

How to Find an Accountability Buddy

How to Find an Accountability Buddy

We’ve talked before about how internal motivation is key to maintaining long-term health and fitness goals, but sometimes our own resolve falls short. Having an accountability buddy for those times can keep you on track. Studies have shown that pairing weight loss goals with a […]

How to Stay Hydrated While Traveling

How to Stay Hydrated While Traveling

It can be hard to maintain healthy habits while traveling, and staying hydrated is certainly one of them. Whether hopping on a flight for a business trip for going on a two-week vacation, any change in your routine will likely affect your water intake. Dehydration […]