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7 Ways Gardening Improves Your Body & Mind (Infographic)

Did you know gardening had such a massive impact on your overall health? We all know hobbies, nature and exercise feed the mind and body -- and gardening showcases all three. We may have underestimate…

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Top 5 Fat-Burning Spices

Losing weight can be a lot easier if you spice up your food.† Add these top five fat-burning spices to your diet to ramp up weight loss: 1. Garlic and 2. Onions;† These yummy foods contain phytoche…

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The Surprising Impact Sunlight Has On Your Weight

For the first time, a study reports the timing, intensity, and duration of your light exposure throughout the day is linked to your weight. A team from Northwestern Medicine led the study which was pu…

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Fried Foods Might Make Some People Fatter Than Others†

I've always joked that, while I'd really love to chow down on every plate of fries I see, doing so is about equal to me just rubbing the fat right on my thighs... because it'll be there by morning eit…

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The Overlooked Mineral that Shrinks Fat Cells

Honey, I shrunk my fat cells...using a natural mineral.† It sounds too good to be true, but itís not.† There is actually a mineral that suppresses the hormones linked to fat cell expansion. †I came ac…

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18 Ways to Boost Your Health in 2013

Let's face it:† most of us start out the New Year with the best intentions, but soon we are back to our old habits.† Here are 21 ways to help you get your health on track in 2013: 1. Eat a large gr…

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Could Extra Weight Help You Live Longer?

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found that being a little overweight (not obese) seems to be associated with about a six percent lower risk of premature death. Predictably, there are…

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8 Ways to Lose Weight with Little Effort

1. Eat small meals throughout the day. This simple food-timing trick sends messages to your brain to release fat stores. If you havenít eaten anything for 2 to 3 hours, itís time to eat again. Id…

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The Obesity Epidemic: What Your BMI Means

One third of Americans are classified as obeseóand the number is growing. Let's get some insight into this expanding epidemic.…

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7 Gold Medal Habits for a Longer & Healthier Life

If you're watching the Olympics, you're hearing lots of discussion about going for the gold and perfect 10s. But in life's Olympics, you only need seven for the gold. Below are seven points I've be…

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