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Founded by former NCAA All-
American team member and
professional golfer Kimberly
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GoKALYX.com. They’re inevitable and they happen every year: Halloween,
Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Years.
So, how can we prevent those 5-10 pounds from
accumulating around our midsection? Here are a few
simple tips to prevent you from overindulging in holiday
cheer. 1.) Pre-Party Snacking: Control appetite by having a
balanced snack containing protein, carbohydrates and fat. This
will prevent you from raiding the buffet table or chasing the
waitstaff around the room for hors d’oeuvres.
2.) Make That A Double: Vegetable order, that is! Fill your
plate with dark, colorful vegetables. They are low in calories,
high in fiber and packed with phytonutrients. Cover half your
place with produce to prevent overeating.
3.) Practice Mindful Eating: See, smell, taste and then chew,
chew, chew! Take small bites and savor each one. It takes 20
minutes for the signal to reach your brain telling your body that
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With their VectorX golf swing
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AccuSport.com. 4.) Fruitful Desserts: Fabulous fresh fruits make great
desserts. Add a little Greek yogurt and some raw honey or
make your own whipped cream or bake apples with raisins,
cinnamon and nuts.
5.) Skip the Fried Food: Go for heart-healthy fish or lean
proteins like chicken or white turkey meat. Bake, broil, grill or
poach. Staying healthy and balanced during the holiday season
can be easy!
› Bachelor’s Alonso, in Biochemistry LN/D, from CNS Cornell has a and a
Master’s in Nutrition & immunology from the
University of Texas-School of Public Health
in Houston. She’s currently a Nutritionist at
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“Pay mind to your own
life, your own health and
wholeness. A bleeding heart
is of no help to anyone if it
bleeds to death.”
— Frederick Buechner
26 Elevator Nightmare Pucker Up
Did you know that rendering the
average human body would produce
enough fat to make 7 bars of soap?
The question, of course, is whether
to make them lavender-scented or
Here’s a fun one to think about next
time you’re in a crowded elevator:
the average Joe or Jill releases
approximately a pint of gas every
day. And most likely, all those people
in the elevator have just drank coffee.
Looking for a way to supplement your
daily workout? How about a make-out
session? Kissing has been shown to burn
about 150 calories per hour. Though you
might be better off cleaning the house —
at 576 calories, it’s better than jogging.