ICYMI: This Week on The Leaf

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It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for ICYMI: This week on The Leaf, our Saturday roundup of all the best of Nutrisystem’s weight loss blog. For many of us, it’s a holiday weekend, which means the good times can roll on through Monday. Here’s a handy guide to catching up and getting ahead. Enjoy!

5 Ways to Beat Belly Fat Not all fat is created equal. The stuff that collects around your middle, close to your vital organs, can lead to diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. Here are 5 simple ways to attack it and slim your midsection at the same time.

Veggies: To Cook or Not to Cook What’s a home cook to do? You want to add more vegetables to your diet because you know how good they are for you. But cooking can lead to loss of some of the nutrients, one of the main reasons to eat veggies. Here’s the lowdown on how and when to boil, blanch or steam.

Video: #VeggieSexy Portabella Pizzas. Who doesn’t love pizza, especially when it includes delicious portabella mushrooms? Our own Deanna Otranto pops over from The Dish to demonstrate this super simple #VeggieSexy recipe.

The Ugly Truth About Negative-Calorie Foods When it comes to weight loss, like most things in life, if it’s too good to be true it really is. We bust the myth on so called negative-calorie foods. Sorry!

6 Things to Feel Good About this Weekend Hey, it’s the weekend! And with it comes some free time to catch up on your sleep and hang around with friends. Here are a few more things to be happy about this weekend.