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Guess What…Carbs Trigger Food Cravings

If you look at much of the literature about dieting, you might be led to believe that a calorie is a calorie, no matter where it comes from. This sort of logic has brought people to diet consuming not…

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What’s Your Carbohydrate IQ? (Quiz)

Although it's like trying to remember what the world was like back when everyone had to dial the telephone, there really was a time when the average Joe didn't know exactly what a carbohydrate was. …

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Improve Your Digestion To Lose Weight

Do you feel bloated or tired at the end of a meal? This may be the result of a conflict in your digestive system. Our foods should agree with each other, rather than be in conflict. You may find…

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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Weight Gain: It’s Really Not About the Calories

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Gary Taubes is a prominent scientific journalist and author of several books, two of which delve into the fallacies of conventional wisdom with respect to…

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Smart Carbs vs. Dumb Carbs

Which Carbohydrates are Winning in Your Life? Finally! It seems like the low-carb wave is declining as people are starting to realize that it's about "smart carbs," not "no carbs"! Smart Ca…

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Weight Loss: Week Three

The Fuel That Drives Your Body. Are you still with me or has the journal keeping proved too much and you are now living on hummus and crackers? Just remember that life can change with each second and …

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Comfort Food for Your Brain

By Mark Hyman, MD. Experience Life Silent Suffering Our society is experiencing an epidemic of brain problems depression, anxiety, memory loss, brain fog, attention-deficit disorder (or ADD), …

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What’s Causing Your Inflammation?

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Americans are on a bona fide sugar binge. During the past 25 years, the average person's intake of sugar and other natural sweeteners ballooned from 123 …

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Rethink Energy Drinks

Q: Are energy drinks bad for you? A: I think this answer might hinge on your definition of "bad." Truthfully, why does anyone need to drink anything other than water? Why do you want to inges…

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