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10 Surprising Household Items That Cause Obesity

We all know that a lack of exercise along with too many pastries, doughnuts and soda cause weight gain, but more and more research shows that many of the household and other items we regularly come in…

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9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…

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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your foodís effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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The 8 Healthiest Fats You Can Eat

Fat has a bad reputation, but lately the health world is learning to love fatty foods in moderation. The fact is,†fat isn't a bad thing. Not even close! You need the stuff to survive and maintain a he…

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Truth or Myth? Your Mother’s Eating Advice

Your mother always claims to be right about everything, but how about her nutritional advice? See if your mom had it right all along. Check out the validity of these 8 Ďmom nutrition tipsí below. C…

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Boost Metabolism While You Sleep

At times it seems like everyone is looking for an easy way to boost their metabolism and shed some pounds. We've been told to drink cold water before meals. Some say constant fidgeting is key. Some us…

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Don’t Diet: 7 Cleansing Tips for the New Year

January 1st is fast approaching, which means EXTREME DIET season. People across the country will endure juice fasts, wellness retreats, kale salads, and copious cups of detoxifying herbal teas for a f…

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10 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

December has finally thrusted itself upon us. Prepare for a month of festivities, holiday lights, friends, mirth, and, letís not forget, delicious foods. Enjoying holiday treats is a great thing -- go…

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4 Eating Styles That Lead to Weight Gain – Which One Are You?

We've been told to eat less, eat healthier, strip more fat from our diet--all are roads to nowhere. It's time to consider a bigger dietary picture. We'd like to introduce you to four women who walk…

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

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