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Is Skipping Breakfast Really That Bad For You?

By JustMommies staff

Breakfast literally means breaking the fast your body has experienced since last night’s dinner. It’s very important to start a new day with a healthy breakfast, which can be a quick bite or a sit-down meal. If you skip breakfast, your body thinks it’s still fasting, so your mind, body and metabolism
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How can I diet when I love to eat?

By Linda Spangle

It’s not your fault you fell off your diet. Your excuse is “I just love to eat!” Of course you do. And because food is such an important part of life, you are entitled to love it. But like any amorous relationship, if your lover is causing you pain, it may be time to re-evaluate the picture. The
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Healthy Habits: Starting the Day Right with Breakfast

By Cheryl Tallman

Eating a good breakfast can do a lot more for your children than you may realize. There are many studies that conclude that eating breakfast has many health benefits, including reduced risk of obesity, better school performance -- both learning and behavior -- reduced tooth decay, and children who eat
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Got mommymuscle®?

By Mary Beth Knight

Motherhood is a marathon, an extraordinary feat of stamina, strength and grace. Who among us wouldn’t give her eyeteeth for a little more “oomph”? There’s one proven way to get more energy -- and the beautiful part is, it’s the same way we boost a slowing metabolism and burn more calories.
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Food—Both Important and Unimportant

By Linda Spangle

The day is filled with questions! Shall we have lunch at that snazzy new restaurant? What’s your secret for that delectable salmon on the grill? Who made that wonderful carrot cake? Do you think I can I get the recipe? Just picture it—succulent crab cakes, fresh asparagus with hollandaise and a piece
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Fitness for Busy Parents

By Tracey Mallett

We all know how difficult it is to stay in shape and find time to exercise - but most especially for parents with babies or small kids. There’s the sleep-deprivation factor, lack of time and priority changes. So what are the options for busy parents? The fact is, the better you can take care of yourself,
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Eating for Weight Loss

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Healthy weight is just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. The conclusion of all the research conducted by so many respected organizations is that people are overweight because not only do they intake more calories than they burn, but overweight people also tend to eat too many rich foods high
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Considering Gastric Bypass Surgery?

By Rebecca Pillar

It seems these days, everyone knows at least someone who’s had gastric bypass surgery. Many celebrities in Hollywood have even had the procedure done. If you are drastically overweight, are suffering from potentially fatal complications related to your weight, and diet and exercise alone have not remedied
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Can You Get Rid of Cellulite?

By JustMommies staff

Cellulite…it’s nearly every woman’s natural nemesis regardless of body type. Cellulite does not discriminate, is very tough to reduce and has little to do with a person’s weight. What is Cellulite? In simple terms, cellulite occurs when fat deposits expand and move towards the surface of the
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Bust the Old Habits That Ruin Your Diet

By Linda Spangle

“Once I lose this weight, I’ll never gain it back!” Sound familiar? Unfortunately, these are famous last words for many dieters. It takes more than determination and willpower to make that declaration stick. In fact, when a group of dieters were asked what contributed to them re-gaining weight,
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