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What is the Food Pyramid?

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Personal Trainer Andrew explains why you need to take Food Pyramid recommendations with a grain of salt… figuratively speaking, of course! Have you heard of the Food Pyramid? It was the government’s attempt to influence our eating habits for the better. Unfortunately, like a lot of ideas dreamed up by politicians, those recommendations were heavily influenced by a variety of …

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Keeping a Food Journal: Why is that important?

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What is a Food Journal, and why would I need to keep one? Glenview Personal Trainer Andrew Bora explains, in this short article. Earlier, we talked about the importance of having a good diet if you’re trying to lose weight or improve your overall health. It’s hard to keep track of what you’re eating “on the fly”, especially if you’re …

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Weight Loss and Nutrition: Exercise Alone May Not Be Enough!

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Today we’re going to consider the role that nutrition plays in helping people lose weight. First, it’s important to note that exercise alone may not be sufficient to achieve weight loss! This may come as a surprise to some people. There are several reasons why this is true. Exercise can be difficult, especially for those who are significantly overweight or …

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