Ten Tips to Calm Cravings

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Everyone’s had the experience of working so hard to eat better– smaller portions.  More fruits and veggies. But there are times when you are just craving something specific to eat.  Usually it’s something sweet or salty. Your inner voices are driving you crazy taunting you with “Go ahead,  you…

Tools for Stress Management

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By: Madeleine Ortiz STRESS.. We see, hear and feel this word all the time… and according to health psychologist Dr. Michael Vallis, it’s contributing to weight gain, heart disease and overall less self care. Though it might not be avoidable, it is manageable, and stress management techniques, says Dr. Vallis, should be a fundamental part…