The Holidays and Managing Weight Loss Expectations

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For most people, the holidays are something we all look forward to . It’s time off with family and friends and time to celebrate. It’s also a time for office and school parties where temptations for sweets and treats can be almost overwhelming. We’ve compiled a few tips from experts around the web on how…

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Lightening Your Holiday Plate

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No one loves the holiday table more than we do here at AllStride, but even with all the good cheer and great smells from the kitchen this time of year, there are ways to cut back on holiday calories and lighten your holiday plate. If you are serving a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner with…

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Blender Benders! Cool, Protein Packed Smoothies

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Protein smoothies are the easiest way to get in a full spectrum of nutrients and vitamins with whole fruits and vegetable, and to keep yourself feeling fuller, longer! Here are  three delicious protein smoothie recipes for you to try, especially during the warmer summer months. They are easy, quick ways to feel full longer and…

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5 Alternative Sources of Protein


When I was growing up in the Midwest, I would have some source of meat almost  at every meal! My parent’s told me and school told me that meat and dairy were the two most important parts of a ‘healthy’ diet for a growing child – because of their high protein and calcium content. Every…

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Water Consumption and Weight Loss


Water, your best friend for weight loss! If you think about your day, how much water do you actually consume, not included in soda, fruits or foods — but, just plain water? Most American’s aren’t drinking enough water throughout the day, and they may be missing a simple key ingredient in keeping their ideal weight…

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