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8 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

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We’re deep into the holiday season, and we’re willing to bet some of you are feeling the heat. Maybe that heat only comes from the fireplace for some, but for many the holidays are also a time for plenty of added stress, with the added duties of travel, cooking large meals, holiday shopping (and holiday crowds!), and maybe even having...

4 Healthy Holiday Food Substitutes

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I’m so encouraged. Rather than viewing the holidays as a time of unbridled indulgence, then post-indulgence guilt, most people (and hopefully this includes you) are starting to rein it in. Here at Foodtrainers, rather than clients going MIA until January, they are signing up for our Foodstalking program where we have daily email check-ins. And...

Answer These 5 Questions to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain


Plenty of statistics can tell you what the average person will eat on Thanksgiving or the average amount of weight people gain. But from my many nutrition sessions over the years, I do know a few things about the average person who packs on the pounds over the holidays. This average person says things like, “Holidays only come once a year,” or...

Fitbit Halloween by the Numbers

This is a guest post from Robert da Silva, a data scientist on the Fitbit R&D Team with a PhD. in Astrophysics. His favorite Halloween candy is Reese’s Pieces, just like E.T. It can be a challenge to stay healthy during the holidays. Mostly it’s eating too much turkey or holiday desserts. And the king of all the unhealthy holidays...

6 Ways to Make Mother’s Day Sweet this Year

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This week we’re celebrating Mother’s Day with our friends over at MyFitnessPal. Whether you’re a mom or you just happen to have one, you’ll find great tips and advice for staying healthy and happy all year long. With all the negative buzz around added sugar lately, showing up at mom’s with a cake this weekend might not be the smartest...