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7 Tips for Maintaining, Not Gaining, Over the Holidays

Polly Pitchford - Saturday, November 28, 2015

Now is not the time to try to lose weight! With all the office cookies, parties, family gatherings and traditional dessert recipes, it's challenging enough not to spin out of control on a sugar high much less try and lose that stubborn 5 pounds with an All Kale diet!  Let's get real and make peace with the idea that weight loss will be easier to achieve starting January 1.  Until that time, here are 7 strategies that will help you maintain your current weight and still let you enjoy the holiday food traditions that are near and dear to our hearts.  Read More



The Music Made Me Do It

Polly Pitchford - Tuesday, April 07, 2015

I love to exercise.  I love to eat healthy foods.  I love to quiet my mind (I can’t quite call it meditating). But not always.  There are some days my inner 4 year old comes out and I stomp my feet and say, “No! I don’t want to!”  Read More



10 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

Polly Pitchford - Friday, February 21, 2014

When it comes to eating healthy, you need to set yourself up for success. A kitchen filled with cookies and chips, for example, won't encourage you to reach for that piece of fruit instead. Be smart by stocking up on these ten healthy items that keep for a while and will help you whip up a healthy meal no matter how time-pressed you are.  Read More



How To Reduce Inflammation

Polly Pitchford - Monday, October 28, 2013

I can’t think of one example where being “inflamed” is a good thing.  A pimple, your temper, a toe, your speech, your digestion…nope, not one.  They all hurt, they all cause stress and they are all wished away by the person bearing the torch.  Read More




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