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26
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/26/sunscreen-spf/

What does SPF mean?

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… only 66 days until the book release! === SPF SPF stands for “sun protection factor,” and is the rating used on sunscreens.  If you’re going to be outside for more than twenty minutes, you should wear some sort of sun protection. You can figure out the SPF code by taking […]

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25
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/25/soda-alternative/

Sparkling Soda Alternative

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… only 67 days until the book release! === Sparkling Water Every so often, I hear someone complain about missing carbonated beverages.  Oftentimes, the complaint isn’t so much about missing the taste of the soda but more so about missing the carbonated fizzy aspect of the beverage.  I figured that there […]

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24
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/24/tv-overeating/

TV and Overeating

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… only 68 days until the book release! === MINDLESS EATING IN FRONT OF THE TV How many of you sit down to dinner in front of the TV or listen to the iPod at lunch?  Research is showing that watching TV or listening to music while eating can increase your […]

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23
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/23/healthy-salads/

Salad Dressing Nutrition Info

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… only 69 days until the book release! === SALAD DRESSING When it comes to salad dressing, are you better off spritzing or dipping than you are dousing? Everyone knows by now that they should try to eat more salads.  But, what is a salad without a good dressing?  The problem […]

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22
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/22/protein-requirements/

How Much Protein Do I Need?

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… only 70 days until the book release! === PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS How much protein should you have in your diet?  Generally, you’ll want between 15 and 20% of your daily calories to come from protein.  You’ll want to make sure that the proteins you’re picking are from lean meats and non-fat […]

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21
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/21/powernap-caffeine-energy/

Super Powernap Combo

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… only 71 days until the book release! === ENERGY POWER COMBO I’m sure that we are all familiar with that mid-day lull.  We lose energy, become drowsy and start thinking and moving slower.  What we (sometimes secretly) want is a nap.  Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a big […]

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20
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/20/osteoporosis/

Osteoporosis Basics

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… only 72 days until the book release! === OSTEOPOROSIS AND EXERCISE Did you know that current estimates indicate that one in three older women will suffer from a spinal fracture?  Spinal fractures could potentially affect anybody, but the chances of incurring one increases when certain risk factors are present.  These […]

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19
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/19/benefits-olive-oil/

Health Benefits of Olive Oil

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… only 73 days until the book release! === OLIVE OIL Rachel Ray may have made EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) famous here in the states, but the product has a long and rich history as a staple in many Mediterranean diets.  But, besides being versatile, useful and delicious, does it […]

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18
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/18/butt-exercise-assercize-week-5/

Butt Exercise: Assercize Week 5

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Lunges can be done so many ways.  Each variation focuses on different muscles and level of fitness. It’s important to master the basics before trying anything complicated. Ass Exercise 5 – Standing Lunges Get ready for a full year of Amy Mac’s butt toning moves! Step-by-step slide show How to […]

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18
Aug
http://www.withamymac.com/news/2010/08/18/nutrition-info-labels/

Nutrition Info Labels

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… only 74 days until the book release! === NUTRITION LABELS: NUTRIENTS Being able to decode nutrition labels is important so that you’ll be able to maximize healthy nutrients while minimizing certain undesirable nutrients. Let’s start with the nutrients we want to minimize; these include cholesterol, total fat and sodium.  Generally, […]

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