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6 Surprising Myths About Obesity

We hear all the time about the obesity epidemic in the United States. Fat is equated to sickness, obesity kills, the trappings of modern life are leading to an epidemic—you get the picture. But, hold …

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Does Losing Weight Really Make You Happier?

As the saying sadly goes goes, you can never be too thin or too rich. Of course, there are cases where a person’s weight causes health concerns that can impact their quality of life. But for so many o…

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Why Do You (Really) Want to Lose Weight?

Does it seem like everyone around you is on a diet? You’re not imagining things. Ask your co-workers how many of them have tried to lose weight over the past year and my bet is you’ll begin to feel li…

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7 Common Stressors That Could Harm Your Health

There's no debate -- when your body is stressed, it just doesn't function properly. The trouble is, a surprising amount of everyday activities have the tendency to rack up your stress levels --sometim…

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5 Tips for Sticking to Your Diet During Thanksgiving

Most of us have been there. You starve yourself with skimpy salads just before the big holiday parties and get-togethers, then woof down the heavily iced cake, the whipped cream, and nummy chocolates …

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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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8 Ways to Stick to a Healthy Diet

The key to losing weight is to eat less and move more. That mantra may seem simple, but why is it just so darn hard to make meaningful changes to your diet, and actually see the results? Because you'r…

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6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow)

  On the surface, weight loss and weight gain seem like pretty obvious results of certain behaviors. Eat more than you burn, and you'll gain weight; eat less, and you'll lose it. If only life …

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How Bad Dieting Advice Can Sabotage Weight Loss

We all know one or two people who claim to have never dieted, but for most of us, that claim simply isn't true. What's worse, most of us have followed some bad diet advice at one time or another. It s…

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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 it’s not.  There is actually a mineral that suppresses the hormones linked to fat cell expansion.  I came ac…

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