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Frozen Fruit Bars with Fiber

Fiber helps you lose weight by giving you a sense of fullness. A study in 2009 by Appetite found out just how much you can save in calories by focusing on filling up with fiber. They gave three different groups of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Healthy After-School Snacks Kids Can Fix

Busy moms may not be home when the kids arrive home from school. Kids can’t wait for dinner when they’ve been active all day — but neither do you want to come home to a kitchen that looks like it’s … Continue reading

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Walking Workout Routine to Jumpstart Fitness

Summer is gone, the kids are back in school, and the holidays are right around the corner. It can take a couple of weeks to get back on schedule as you work out the details of after-school activities, but by … Continue reading

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Learn While You Workout

Instead of reaching for a mindless magazine or the latest top 40 playlist while you’re doing time on the treadmill, reach for an audiobook or novel. Studies show that learning while exercising can help you retain information better than you … Continue reading

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Zero-Calorie Noodles and Rice- Are they Worth It?

If you’re on a mission to lose weight, you’ve probably heard of these zero-calorie noodles, called Shirataki, and zero-calorie rice. At $2.50 per serving, these noodles are very expensive when compared to whole wheat pasta. One pound of conventional whole wheat … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from all of us at Fruti! Don’t forget to grab some Fruti bars for your cookout today and enjoy the last few bites of summer.

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New Workout Trend: Hula Hooping

With the holidays fast approaching and the kids back in school, it’s a great time to start a routine of healthy exercise before the hectic holiday season hits. Finding the time to work out is a difficulty for most moms … Continue reading

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Tropical Tea Bread

Chunks o’ Fruti Pina Colada Bars meet bananas in an elegant tea bread with a hint of coconut. Delicately flavored and slightly sweet, this light, moist bread makes a lovely afternoon snack with hot or iced tea. Try it with … Continue reading

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Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles in Teenagers

Childhood obesity rates might be falling, experts say, but we have a long way to go to encourage healthy lifestyles in our children and teenagers. Some states have seen increases in childhood obesity rates and others are stagnating. But how … Continue reading

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New Government Regulations for Gluten-free Labeling

In 1999, U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. proposed labeling laws for food allergens to protect people from dangerous allergens. The act became a law in 2004 and required products to be labeled if they contained or possibly came into contact with … Continue reading

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