Nutrition

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March 15, 2017 - Nutrition

Greens, greens, greens… St. Patty’s day, the Profile way! Smack dab in the middle of March is St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s likely all of your friends will be celebrating by chowing down on things that don’t fit into your…

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10 Ways to Bring Your Lunch Veggies to the Next Level

February 17, 2017 - Nutrition

Variety is key when it comes to working in your daily veggies. Eating three cups of vegetables at lunchtime can get monotonous, but don’t fret! We’ve provided 10 WAYS to prepare your veggies so you can keep it interesting. Some…

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Profile Delivers Real Weight Loss Results. We Promise.

December 22, 2016 - New Developments, Nutrition

Profile’s Chief Healthy Living Expert Steve Herrmann, PhD, outlines why Profile is launching the Profile Promise. This January, we are launching the Profile Promise. Profile spends every day Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time, and the Promise is a…

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#Profile2Plate 30 Day Challenge | Week 4

November 09, 2016 - Nutrition

We’ve got Week 4’s recipes for the #Profile2Plate Challenge ready to go! Let’s hope you’ve been able to steer clear of restaurants and take-out! Keep going- you can do this! For those just joining us… Here’s how the challenge works:…

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30 Day #Profile2Plate Challenge | Week 3

October 19, 2016 - Nutrition

We’ve got Week 3’s recipes for the #Profile2Plate Challenge ready to go! Let’s hope you’ve been able to steer clear of restaurants and take-out! Keep going- you can do this! For those just joining us… Here’s how the challenge works:…

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30 Day #Profile2Plate Challenge | Week 2

October 12, 2016 - Nutrition

We’ve got Week 2 recipes for the #Profile2Plate Challenge ready to go! Let’s hope you’ve been able to steer clear of restaurants and take-out! Keep going- you can do this! For those just joining us… Here’s how the challenge works: We’ve…

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the 30 day #Profile2Plate Challenge

October 05, 2016 - Nutrition

We get it. After a full day of work, ordering takeout or dining out seems so much easier than prepping a dinner from scratch. But Profile knows that making your own meals can actually be faster than putting in a…

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You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet

July 27, 2016 - Activity, Lifestyle, Nutrition

It’s the age old question many people ask when trying to lose weight. Is diet or exercise more important to weight loss? The simple answer: you can’t outrun a bad diet. The choice to do just one or the other…

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Flex your Freedom!

June 28, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

4th of July weekend is full of excitement, memories and patriotism!  Flex your freedom, the Profile way, with an active, healthy and safe Holiday weekend.  Be sure to visit with your coach this week about your strategy to stay on…

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Healthy Hydration

June 09, 2016 - Activity, Nutrition

Water is one of the most essential components of the human body. Water regulates the body’s temperature, cushions and protects vital organs, and aids the digestive system. Water not only comprises 75 percent of all muscle tissue and about 10…

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Beef & Veggie Summer Sliders

May 26, 2016 - Nutrition

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, grilling recipes are in-demand!  If you ask me, everything tastes better grilled.  Steaks, burgers, fish, veggies, fruit (yes, I said fruit)- it’s all delicious!  You can count on more grilling recipes to come, but…

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Which Type of Beef Should I Buy

May 06, 2016 - Nutrition

“All Natural”, “Certified Organic”, “Grass Fed”, “Grain Finished”– what do these choices mean and which is best for me and my family?  The number of choices that we as consumers encounter while grocery shopping is undoubtably overwhelming.  What’s as equally…

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Spaghetti Switch Hitters

April 28, 2016 - Nutrition

One of my favorite things to do in the kitchen is take a family favorite dish and re-create it into a healthier, more nutritious meal option that we all can enjoy.  Cooking for picky-eaters is a challenge- I can relate! …

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Lighten Up with Spring Recipes!

April 14, 2016 - Nutrition

Today food is as trendy as fashion.  From quinoa and coconut oil to wedges and crop tops, society loves variety and jumping on the next big thing.  We’re no exception to this as our latest obsession is zucchini noodle dishes! …

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P-R-O-F-I-L-E yourself.

March 04, 2016 - Activity, Lifestyle, Nutrition

To kick off National Nutrition Month we’re breaking down Profile so you can better understand what our program means to us and the thousands of individuals who are achieving success every day through the help of Profile.

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Your Profile Super Bowl Game Plan

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

Whether you’re a football fan or not, odds are you still plan to take in the game and experience Super Bowl Sunday.  From commercials and Cold Play to beer and Beyonce`, there isn’t much you can’t love about this day! …

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Not All Pounds Are Created Equal – How Calorie Restriction Diets Don’t Work

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

Here at Profile, we celebrate “Simple.” For years, the simple answer to the number of calories in a pound has been 3,500. We all know weight loss is complex, and an error in the 3,500 calorie rule can help explain…

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7 Profile Mocktails You’ll Drool Over

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

During the Holidays, watching your friends and family drinking an alcoholic beverage can really test your will power to stick to your plan. Our dietitians at Profile have turned the tables!  Your friends and family will be drooling over these…

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Four Excuses Not To Use This Holiday Season

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

Eggnog, cookies, fruitcake, oh my! We can sometimes be overwhelmed by the multitude of delicious dishes and delectable deserts that we just want to sink our teeth into. Aunt Carol’s famous snicker salad, or grandma’s traditional sweet potatoes. It can…

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Thanksgiving Dinner Healthy Tips & Tricks

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

Thanksgiving Dinner Does not have to Derail Your Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance Goals… Planning for the Big Day! Take a moment before the holiday begins to think about how Thanksgiving will be different for you this year?  You are…

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4 Profile Pumpkin Recipes To Fall For

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

With the onset of falling leaves, cooler days, and longer nights, it is only natural for our minds to wander into comforting fall food memories.  Just thinking about pumpkins and apples paired with warm spices like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, vanilla, and cardamom create for…

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Profile Thanksgiving vs. Traditional Thanksgiving

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

Traditional Thanksgiving Meal: 4,500 Calories A traditional Thanksgiving day meal can really pack a punch when it comes to the number of calories, fat, and carbohydrates it contains. Large portions of ham, turkey, stuffing, biscuits, pie, etc. add up quickly…

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A Fast Veggie Fix

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

Quick tips on cooking and preparing vegetables Cooking vegetables helps to soften them and break down the fibrous tissue making them easier to digest. Cooking vegetables increases the body’s uptake of some nutrients, for example, improving the absorption of beta-carotene…

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Fill Your Plate. Get Your Veggies.

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

How to add more vegetables to your diet. Does the idea of eating vegetables conger up some unpleasant childhood memories? Perhaps when a Profile coach tells you to add more vegetables into your diet, your mind is transported back in…

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Cookbook Contest – The Winning Recipes

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

Thank you for submitting your recipes into the Profile Cookbook Contest. We had a lot of great entries and here are your winners. Take a look at these new, Reboot friendly options and give them a try. Within each recipe, we even included…

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Enjoying Summer Cookouts

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

Just because you’re climbing up rungs on the ladder of health does not mean you should have to take a few steps down on the social ladder. Profile is a weight loss program that will not only help you reach…

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Avoiding Portion Distortion

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

It’s no question that weight gain is a growing problem. One contributing factor? Our portion sizes. Over the last 25 years, portion sizes have been increasing right along with the average American’s weight. In fact, what qualifies as one portion…

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Farmer’s Market Veggie Guide

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

Farmer’s market season is here! Bring on the leafy, colorful, fresh-tasting produce grown right in your community. But if you’re new to incorporating veggies into your diet, the selection can be pretty overwhelming. We’ve outlined 16 types of vegetables in this…

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4th of July Recipe Guide

February 29, 2016 - Nutrition

What’s the hardest holiday for healthy eating? You may think of Thanksgiving or Christmas, but the 4th of July actually poses a bigger challenge for most when making healthy choices. Between beer, burgers and brats, the calories can really add…

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How Your Plate Affects Portion Size

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Nutrition

What if you could change your eating habits by simply changing the plate you use? Recent studies have shown that our food choices can indeed be influenced by the size and color of our plates, not to mention environmental factors…

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