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Curious About the Low FODMAP Diet? Do a Gut Check

This week I’m excited to have registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Lori Lehnert as my special guest blogger. Abdominal pain, bloating, constant gassiness, diarrhea and constipation are not exactly everyone’s favorite topics to discuss in public. However, they are … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Avocados are Anything but the Pits

Avocado toasts

Once dismissed for their fat content, avocados are enjoying their newfound popularity on salads, sandwiches and of course, toast. In fact, today is National Avocado Day. And they’re so popular at the moment that their price has almost doubled compared … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Get Your Fresh Fruit on This Summer

Watermelon kabob

Before I tried TOPS 28-Day Meal Planner earlier this year, I was a little unsure how I would manage the suggested servings of fruit for each day. Prior to the plan, I’d typically have fruit as part of breakfast and … Continue reading

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A Quick Break for Wellness Wednesday

Pinnacle Peak Park in Scottsdale

Wellness Wednesday is taking a short hiatus while the TOPS Wellness team attends continuing education at the Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium in Scottsdale. We’re so excited to share all that we learn! Check back here on June 5 for a … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Your Weight-Loss Goals

We finally got our first real taste of spring here in the Midwest this week. Grills were fired up, windows were thrown open and winter boots were gleefully tucked away … and now we’re expecting snow. But, despite the weather, … Continue reading

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3 Snack Hacks That Can Help Save You Money

Have you ever left a grocery store wondering how your bill got to be so high? This has happened to me more than I care to admit but, ever since trying the 28-day meal plan, I’ve made much more of … Continue reading

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Ways to Stay Active in Winter

As I write this, the flakes continue to fly here in Wisconsin. They’re pretty, I’ll give them that. But all I can think about is scraping my windshield at the end of the workday, the slippery ride home and the … Continue reading

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Almost Halfway Through the 28-Day Meal Plan Challenge

Are you taking the 28-day meal plan challenge* with TOPS? If so, great! If not, good news – you can start the challenge any time. We officially kicked off the challenge on the first of this month to coincide with … Continue reading

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Take the 28-Day Meal Plan Challenge with TOPS!

January is winding down and, at the risk of wishing time away, we’re one month closer to warmer temps here in Wisconsin. I’m still dealing with the extra pounds that started creeping up last fall and seem to have gotten … Continue reading

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