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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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How Long Should You be Sitting Every Day?

Now here is news to make you sit up — or rather stand up — and take note. Dr. Dylan Thompson, senior lecturer at the University of Bath, says you should aim to sit for less than 60 percent of your …

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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How Your Genes Can Help You Fit into Your Jeans

Diet fads are a dime a dozen, but it often seems as though there's no one-size-fits all plan for fitting into your ideal pants size. That may be about to change, thanks to a pioneering study from the …

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

You’ve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat you’ll burn or whether…

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Certain Scents Trigger Weight Loss

Smelling your way thin may sound too good to be true but according to exciting research at Niigata University School of Medicine in Japan, certain scents trigger weight loss. According to the study pu…

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6 Ways to Sleep Your Way to Weight Loss

If you're trying to eat right and exercise to lose weight as part of your New Year's resolutions, now you can add sleep to your weight loss regime.  Research shows that you can sleep your way to a sli…

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Death By Remote Control: Has Convenience Ruined Our Culture?

As I've mentioned before, I wasn't allowed to watch much TV as a child. However I do remember the television set my parents owned when I was little: it was only black and white, the screen was probabl…

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5 Top Foods To Eliminate From Your Diet In 2014

There are thousands of healthy foods on this planet AND there are also thousands of unhealthy choices. You can't eliminate every bad food at once so I've list the top ones to beware of! 1. Oreo …

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A Surprising Reason Why You Might Be Gaining Weight

It's no surprise that sweets, fried foods, empty carbs and stress-eating can pack on the pounds. And as I recently wrote about, an impulsive personality, can even contribute to weight gain. But what a…

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