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Is Food Addiction a REAL condition? How could one deal with or even prevent it?

In today’s day and age, we live in a society that seems to become “addicted” to nearly everything. From social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to online games such as Candy Crush or offline “addictions” such as one’s car, cleaning, exercising…you name it. A simple hobby or source of enjoyment can go …

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Pop Collapsible Bowl Scale

The Escali Pop Collapsible Bowl Scale is available in 5 fun color combinations and includes a 1.5 quart collapsible bowl which doubles as a cover for the scale or triples as a shallow tray.  This two-tone colored appliance is a must-have for those looking to add a little color and spice into their kitchen as …

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B200 Sleek Glass Bath Scale

The Escali B200 Sleek Glass Bath Scale is an upgraded version of the previous B180 Series bath scales.  Quality, style and functionality are the driving forces behind its design. Key benefits of the B200 include the large, easy to read display; its smooth glass surface that wipes clean with ease; and a large 440 lb. …

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Top 10 Tips for Eating Healthy for Life

It’s no secret that American’s have struggled with our waistlines over the past decade or so with the advent of more and more sugary drinks and unhealthy foods that are so cleverly marketed to us. From the plight of popularity of fast food chains and sugary drinks and snacks, the alarming amount of obesity in …

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Almond vs. Soy Milk

Soy and almond milk are the two most popular dairy milk alternatives. Today there are so many more people choosing the alternatives versus skim milk or any percent milk that is due to lactose intolerance, not trusting the additives that are put into milk and many more reasons. If you are lactose intolerant, have some …

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Do Spices Go Bad?

It’s not an uncommon occurrence to buy spices in bulk when out at the grocery stores in high hopes of cooking a multitude of new recipes. However most often than not, all those spices just end up sitting around for years, never to be touched or opened until years later when they’re accidentally rediscovered. How …

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What is so great about Greek yogurt?!

The hype revolving around Greek yogurt is hard to miss seeing as everywhere you turn people are raving about it! What is all the buzz about really? Is Greek yogurt really that much better than regular yogurt? Everyone agrees, even healthcare professionals, but why? Protein: Greek yogurt has double the protein of regular yogurt. 8 …

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Guide to Stress Management

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the ever increasing demands of life. However, our brain is built to cope with stressful situations. According to the Mayo Clinic, when our brain perceives threats, surges of hormones are released and rush through our body. This release is known as the “fight or flight” response …

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How to Read Food Labels!

In 1990, the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) was passed which required all packaged foods to bear nutritional information and health claims. The ingredient panel, serving sizes and the terms “light” and “low fat” were all standardized and the first template that was created then is pretty much the same label as we recognize …

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Cesto Nutritional Readings

The Escali Cesto scale is a portable, sleek nutritional tracker that is preprogrammed with 999 different food codes of the most commonly eaten foods. The scale allows users to save up to 99 codes of their most commonly eaten foods for quick memory and easy nutritional data. The user-friendly touch glass scale shows the calories, …

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