Author Archives: Charlie Remiggio

Nutrient Density

Dr. Joel Fuhrman came up with the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI). This index shows which foods have the highest nutrient per calorie density. The ANDI ranks foods on a scale from 1 to 1000, where 1000 is the most nutrient dense per calorie. This can help you make better food choices, lose weight and

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Do you feel deprived on a diet?

We may feel deprived when we think of limiting or eliminating certain foods from our diet. This is not about starving ourselves which is unhealthy, but about making healthier food choices. Most likely, it’s these very foods that we feel deprived about that are the main cause of our excess weight gain. We become so

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Want a Successful Mindset?

Do you avoid challenges or give up easily when you have a challenge? Do you beat yourself up harshly or blame others when things don’t work out? Do you believe that your intelligence or qualities can’t be changed? Those all have to do with your mindset, which is your belief about yourself. The good news

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10 Weight Loss Tips

Tip 1 Don’t forget to make yourself a priority. We can become so busy in our lives that we neglect our health. Make time to buy and prepare healthy foods. Make time to exercise. Also, make time to relax and take healthy breaks. You’re worth it! Tip 2 Understand that the short feeling of pleasure

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A Busy Mind Makes Poor Choices

A guest blog post written by Peter Dell’Orto of CR Fitness Did you know that the more things you need to concentrate on, the worse food choices you make? It seems odd, but true. I stumbled upon a discussion of a study of choice on the show Radiolab (http://www.radiolab.org/2008/nov/17/). It’s worth it to take a

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Tips For Eating Out

A lot of us go out to eat which presents a problem when trying to lose or maintain your weight. So, you need to be conscious and prepare yourself by having a plan. I was a waiter for 5 years, so I know how you can be pushed into poor choices, especially when they bring

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