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Vacation Eating Do’s and Don’ts

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**This month we’re getting #vacationfit. Whether you’re headed to some tropical locale or turning the backyard into your own personal oasis, you’ll find tips and advice to help you reach your health and fitness goals.** Going on vacation offers a welcome break from your regular routine—so long 30-minute car commute to work, hello...

Rocco DiSpirito’s Three Tips for a Healthy Kitchen

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We’re excited to have award-winning chef and best-selling author Rocco DiSpirito back for another Fitbit blog! Rocco is well-known for his work with shows like Extreme Weight Loss, The Biggest Loser, and Restaurant Divided. Rocco has made it his life’s work to prove that healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive. To that end, he...

Not All Calories Are Created Equal

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When it comes to healthy eating, there’s a lot of talk around calories. You can track your food through Fitbit.com or with some of our partners and it will tell you how many calories you’re consuming, you can set calorie intake goals, and you can even measure what you’re burning compared to what you eat. But what if we told you...

The 5 Healthiest Ways to “Pasta”

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I love that desert island food question. You know, the one where you’re stranded on a desert island and can have three foods with you. While it’s unlikely that any of us will be stranded, or that if we were, somehow our favorite foods would show up. However, if I’m answering this question, my island has pasta (and cheese for the...

Sweet Surrender: 5 Easy Tips to Cut Back on Sugar

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“Sugar has a bullseye on its back these days”—that’s what one of the speakers said at a recent nutrition conference I attended. But rather than rolling our eyes at all the “sugar media,” we should realize there’s truth to this messaging. Sugar stinks and it deserves all the negative press it’s receiving. However, I don’t believe...

5 Tips to Prevent Weight-Gain Weekends

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  Lauren Slayton is the author of The Little Book of Thin and created the Foodtrainers blog. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University and appeared on Allure, In Style, Cooking Light and more. She previously wrote about 10 Ways Busy Moms Can Stay Healthy and Common Mother’s Day Mistakes. Let’s say a...

Fitbit’s Spring Clean: Tips to Master Your Fridge

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It’s time to hang up your winter coat! We’re sharing 12 healthy “hacks” from our experts to help jumpstart new spring routines. Today’s post is from Lauren Slayton, the author of The Little Book of Thin. Lauren Slayton is the author of The Little Book of Thin and created the Foodtrainers blog. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical...