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26 Weight Loss Tips Based on Science

The weight loss "industry" is full of myths. Consumers are often advised to try all sorts of ineffective and outlandish diet trends, most of which have no evidence behind them. Over the years, howeve…

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Peanut Power Shake

Drinking your breakfast is a delicious, convenient and super satisfying morning meal alternative. Who wants to clean up dirty pots and pans at 8am after a five ingredient scramble? Probably not you on…

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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, let’s not forget, delicious foods. Enjoying holiday treats is a great thing -- go…

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The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert & Calm

What do the following breakfast menus have in common? Coffee and doughnut. Pancakes with syrup. Milk with sweet cereal. Yes, they are quick to put together and taste good. But if you start fee…

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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

You hit the gym five days a week. You eat all the veggies you can get your hands on. You religiously avoid all white carbs. But in spite of your good intentions, the number on the scale refuses to bud…

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20 Nutrition Facts That Should Be Common Sense (But Aren’t)

Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition. All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts. Here are 20 nutrition facts that should becommon sense (but cl…

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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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Baked Fish with Salsa Verde

A super-easy fish recipe dressed up with a sauce of shallots and garlic. On a busy weeknight, this light and quick dish can go a long way. YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fil…

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Do You Eat Too Much Protein?

Proteins are the building blocks of life. They're important for building muscle, helping our body repair injuries, and for basic functioning of our organs. But is there such a thing as eating too mu…

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Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Muffins

YIELD 12 servings Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose unbleached flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and shred…

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