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Bust Belly Fat…Fast!

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Abdominal weight gain can be dangerous to your health.  Studies show abdominal fat is different then fat you gain in other parts of your body.  It’s yellow fat, and it is inflammatory.  That’s why belly fat increases your risk for heart disease more than just a high fat mass or high cholesterol.  However, most people […]

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The Gluten Free…SCAM???

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Hello fellow Dr. Oz lovers! I am including a link to a recent Dr. Oz interview, which he reveals that gluten free is a total scam! What?! Before we become cynical about gluten free, let me make crystal clear the point which he is trying to make, and it’s this…. Gluten free foods are not […]

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Do I really need a Multivitamin? – Watch This Video!

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Recently, there has been some negative media attention and multivitamins.  This has left many people wondering whether or not a multivitamin improves health, or has any benefit at all.  First let me start by telling you the “research” was done on a commonly sold over the counter multivitamin.  I’m not here to put down or […]

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Airport Dietary Disasters

Avoiding Airport Dietary Disasters

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Here are my tips for flying and traveling at any time of year, including the hectic holiday season.   A Cooking With Dr. Olivia blog reader sent this article with great tips for the holiday travel season over to share with you. Thank you Cole Mill for this great post. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure […]

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Prevention is the cure for cancer

Prevention is the Cure!

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As breast cancer prevention month comes to an end, I would like to share some basic facts that most people do not know about preventing breast cancer.  I believe the billions of dollars spent on a “cure” and “treatment” could help a lot of women actually prevent breast cancer with proper education.  I am here […]

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Dr. Olivia discusses body types and health

What is Your Body Type

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  Many people think that gaining weight in a particular region (ex: stomach, thighs) is normal, but it’s actually your body’s way of “showing” you that there is an imbalance in your body.  What I mean by this is if you eat unhealthy and live a lifestyle where you don’t move your body, than yes, you […]

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Eating Out, Dr. Olivia Approved!

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I understand that there are times we need to hit a drive through, or even just have a night off of cooking.  Although, we are in complete control over what we order.  Just because we’re hitting the biggest fast food chains, doesn’t mean our only option is a burger, soda and fries.  I have made […]

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Be a Lunchbox Hero

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I can’t stress enough how much more nutritious your lunch can be if you make it yourself, versus buying a school or work lunch.  First of all, you have no control over the ingredients that go into school/work lunches. I have now personally toured the kitchen and lunch rooms of 4 different schools in my […]

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Hormonal Harmony

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Many women I see think Hormone Imbalance is something that only happens during menopause.  This couldn’t be farther from true. Hormone Imbalance can contribute to many different symptoms such as: Fatigue PMS (weepiness, irritability) Bloating, Weight gain, Difficulty losing weight Abdominal Fat Chronic Constipation Hair Loss/Coarse hair, Thinning eyebrows Sugar/Caffeine cravings Low libido So, if […]

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Grill successfully with healthy recipes

Healthy Grilling

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Grilling is one of the healthiest ways to cook. It is not only flavorful, but also fun! It is very important not to overcook foods on the grill, because the burnt black parts can be very unhealthy.  An easy way to avoid this is to trim fat from your meat, and now allow your flame […]

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