Maura Manzo

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Ask the Health Coach: What Should I Eat During Restaurant Week?

Dear Maura, Where should I eat during Restaurant Week that won’t completely derail my diet? Open to lunch and dinner options. Thanks! ~Kim …………….. Hi […]

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Ask the Health Coach: What Should I Eat Before and After Workouts?

Dear Maura, My new exercise routine has me starving 24/7. What should I snack on to fill me up without undoing all my hard work […]

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Ask the Health Coach: What Are the Best Yoga DVDs?

Hi Maura, I am looking to strengthen and lose inches/weight and want to know of a great yoga DVD I could do at home. ~ […]

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Ask the Health Coach: Are Juice Cleanses Safe?

Dear Maura, What’s your take on juice cleanses? Is it ok to drink just juice for a period of time? If so, how long would you recommend […]

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Ask the Health Coach: Spring Allergies Are Killing Me. Help!

Dear Maura, My allergies are awful this spring. I can’t seem to find any relief, and I’m tired of over-the-counter meds. Do you have other […]

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Ask the Health Coach: Should I Eat Before a Morning Workout?

Hi Maura, Here’s a question: My workouts are generally mid-morning. Not quite enough time beforehand for a substantial breakfast. What should I eat? And when? […]

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Ask the Health Coach: How Do You Read a Food Label?

Dear Maura, A simple question for you today: How do you parse out food labels and identify weird ingredients when shopping? Please share your insights. […]

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Ask the Health Coach: I’ve Plateaued. Help!

Dear Maura, I’m a 34-year-old mom with two wonderful girls, an (almost) five-year-old and a two-year-old. I was never really athletic but after my second […]

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Ask the Health Coach: Is Yoga a Good Cardio Workout?

Dear Maura, I know you are a yoga teacher, so I’m hoping you can answer this for me because my husband and I argue about […]

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Ask the Health Coach: How Much Water Should I Drink?

Dear Maura, Can you please tell me how much water I should be drinking? I’m confused. I’ve heard eight cups a day, but I’ve also […]

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Ask the Health Coach: Are There Any Healthy Fast Food Options?

Dear Maura, You’re in the car, the kids are screaming, and you have to hit a drive thru to calm them down. What’s the best […]

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Ask the Health Coach: We Want Your Questions!

Alright, Be Wellers—here’s your chance to get all your burning health questions answered. Our awesome contributor Maura Manzo is launching a new health-advice column here […]

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Make: Pumpkin and Squash Chili

Brrr, its cold outside! This recipe is great for these brutal January days. It’s hearty and spicy, yet sweet at the same time. And it’s […]

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Holiday Cleanup Patrol: A Seven-Day Cleanse Experiment

Every good party is followed by a big clean up. It’s necessary; no one likes to do it, but it must be done. Same goes […]

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Good-for-You Gifts

‘Tis the season for giving and receiving. I’m not gonna lie—I like both. I love taking the time to pick out a gift for someone, […]