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Challenge Update

We will be doing final weigh-ins the week of March 25th. You can stop by anytime that week to get weighed. You must give us a final weight in order to be eligible for a prize. Also, remember we are giving prizes for not just weight loss, but also for smoking cessation, increased physical activity…

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Weighing-In

We are two months into the challenge! Since we have completed a third of the challenge, we require a weigh-in to be completed next week Dec 3-7 to be eligible for the big final prize (a free 6-month membership for massages). You can stop by anytime you are available. Cynergy Health is open Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm,…

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Holiday Planning

As the holidays approach, I want you to have a plan. Holidays are a stressful time of year where food is often the center of our celebrations. Whether you are having one Thanksgiving meal or multiple, portion sizes are the key. Stick to the one plate rule and do not go back for seconds. Survey…

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Adding Flavor to Food

Good morning and happy Friday!   Using condiments in moderation is one easy way to cut calories. The calories from butter, bbq sauce, ketchup, etc add up quickly. Use flavorings such as hot sauce, salsa, and Cajun seasonings instead of butter and creamy sauces.  These seasonings add lots of flavor without the fat and have very…

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Restaurant Style Dinner

Nutrition Tip: Serve your dinner restaurant style, which is serving food on plates, rather than family style, which is serving food in bowls and on platters on the table. When your plate is empty, you’re finished eating. Seconds should be rare. Portion control saves many extra calories from creeping into your meals. Continue to exercise…

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Lifestyle Changes

Nutrition Tip: Take your time in this challenge. Good nutrition needs to be a lifestyle change, something you follow the rest of your life. Don’t make the mistake of trying to change everything overnight. Remember it took your life thus far to adopt your current eating habits; it will take a time to change them. When…

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Dieting & Eating Out

Eating out can be hard to do on a diet but dieting does not mean you cannot eat at a restaurant occasionally. In general, 400-500 calories for a meal is ideal. Again, plan ahead. If you know you are going to a specific restaurant, look up the nutrition information before you go. Almost every restaurant has their…

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Grocery Lists

Make a grocery list before you head to the store. This will save you money and keep you from buying high calorie foods that look appetizing. If you shop when you are hungry, you are more likely to have a cart full of soft drinks, chips, and sweets. By having a list, you are planning…

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Stocking Your Home with Healthy Snacks

Look in your pantry and refrigerator. What kind of snacks do you have available? Chances are if you have potato chips, cookies, and other treats available, you will be tempted to eat them when you are hungry, bored or stressed. Next time you are at the store, buy only healthier snacks, such as baked chips, yogurt,…

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Cynergy Health Challenge

October 1-April 1 Free participation. Prizes awarded. Cynergy Health Challenge is a friendly competition to help you get healthy. CHC isn’t just a weight loss challenge, everyone is encouraged to work on; weight loss, becoming more fit, eating a more balanced diet, or practicing healthier habits. Our grand prize for the competition is a free 6…

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