Good Foods That May Actually Be Bad For You

Research is piling up, and articles & news reports on what’s actually bad for you are adding up, and are shining light on what’s actually in the foods we may be eating. Trail Mix Nuts, granola, and dried fruit sounds wonderful. It may be more sugar and/or sodium than y
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A Note On Processed Foods

At Brandon Weight Loss, we encourage the consumption of fresh, healthy, and natural foods. Not only do they help you to lead a healthy lifestyle (when chosen correctly), but they are also a guarantee that you are not consuming more unnatural food than you need. Below are a few reasons
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Brain Foods

Yes, you read that right.  Research has been suggesting that there are some foods that provide your brain with necessary nutrients for healthy function.  And that’s not all.  Some of them even contain compounds/nutrients that work as protective factors against harm to the brain.
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Still Boggled for Holiday Health Tips?

Nutrition professionals are suggesting that the key over the holidays is not to try and lose weight, but to try and not gain weight. Maintaining your current weight could, in the long run, be more beneficial and realistic than to set a plan for weight-loss over the holiday season. The
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Summer Tips

Summer-perfect Workout Being active is important to overall health, and during the summertime, it becomes easier to engage in fun activities that give your body a great workout. 1)     Go outside! Take advantage of the nicer weather in the early morning and/or late evening.  Go for a
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Super Fruits to Enjoy

As it turns out, the science of understanding our food will never come to an end.  Food researchers have discovered an amazing bounty that surrounds us all; something they call super fruits.  These are fruits that have amazing properties of great benefit to our bodies.  Especially for
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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget Useful Tips  1)     Plan exactly what you’re going to eat for the week before you go buy groceries. Knowing what you need for the week will help keep you from buying snacks and foods impulsively AND will keep you from overspending. 2)     Look at weekl
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Does BMI Tell the Whole Truth About our Bodies

Body Mass Index (BMI) is the most commonly used measure of overweight and obesity and has been used by healthcare professionals to assess the risk of heart disease. BMI takes into account a person’s height and weight to provide a generally reliable indication of whether a person
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Back to School Tips

1)     Eat Healthy Going back to school or to a busier routine than you had in summer does not mean dropping the healthy eating habits you’ve been developing. Plan your meals ahead of time, shop healthy, and spend a day cooking for the entire week if necessary.  Make sure you pa
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