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Carbs and Calories of Popular Valentine’s Candy

Balance and portion control is key. So, here’s just a quick look at what 100 calories of Valentine’s candy looks like. Stick to 100 calories and enjoy a little treat! No need to “throw in the towel and start eating better on Feb 15th!” First up I have some classic conversation hearts. I think these changed their look a bit in the last few years. I don’t remember the ridges around the edge. Valentine’s conversation hearts nutrition info 60 calories for 11 hearts, so I counted out 100 calories is equal to about 16 hearts. They have zero fat, zero

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Podcast Guest: The Busy Moms Kitchen

With nutrition information overload these days, it’s hard to know what’s ESSENTIAL!I’m talking with my friend Jackie from The Wellness Solution as her weekly podcast guest. Episode 7 is all about what is essential to know, teach, learn and live in Nutrition. If you love podcasts, you won’t want to MISS this episode! Grab in in Itunes here Other podcast platforms here And visit The Wellness Solution here to learn more about Jackie! Or listen below to my episode where I’m a health podcast guest! Related Posts:10 Kitchen Hacks to Stop Overeating

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33 Protein and Carb Meal Combos You’ll Want to Eat Tonight!

Add variety to your plate with these 33 protein and carb meal combos Ever since the day of Bill Phillips, Body for Life, I’ve tried to balance my meals by combining a protein and carb. I find it incredibly filling, satisfying, and delicious! It’s as if protein and carbs were meant for each other in every meal! It’s been an easy guideline for me when I don’t have a lot of control over my menu, like our recent healthy eating on a cruise! What is a carbohydrate? Carbohydrates, or carbs for short, are a macronutrient that provides energy to the

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10 Ways Portion Control Plates Can Help You Lose Weight

It’s true! Research has shown, portion control plates are effective for weight loss. {see Portion control plates vs. Dinner plates}. And, it’s not just about eating fewer calories, although it’s a pretty big part of it!. But, what we’ve found in addition to eating less, portion control plates also offer guidance and motivation! They can truly help you change behavior and stick with it, in a simple, manageable, and not-stressful way! The ways nutrition plates can help with weight loss When you decide you are going to use a portion control plate to help curb your appetite, eat less, and

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5 Ways to Control Portions While Snacking

You will always eat more food when you try snacking from a bag or a box. Instead, sitting down to your snack, at the table with a plate, and balancing all the food groups will turn snacking from a mindless event, to one that supports your nutrition goals. Portion control can be achieved even at snack time. While I’ve written plenty of articles about why snacking ruins your weight loss goals, you can eat between meals (call it a snack if you want) if you do it right! The following tips will allow you that mid-day meal without overeating. How

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