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The Pegan Diet: Is It The Ideal Diet?

The problem with most diets is that there is a proper way to do it and a cheater’s way to do it. Take being a vegan, for example. You could easily be a vegan by eating only Jif peanut butter and jelly…

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How Netflix May Be Hurting Your Health

About 60 percent of Americans regularly binge watch television. Binge watching is defined as watching two or more episodes of the same show in one sitting — yes, as little as two! No judgement — it ha…

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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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Your 3 Biggest Breakfast Mistakes

Breakfast is one of the best meals of the day. But, everyone does it differently. Unless you’re interested in trying intermittent fasting — a smart choice for some — eating a quality breakfast is of t…

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5 Tips for Smarter Snacking

Our excessive snacking habits can easily lead to unwanted weight gain over time. While snacks are great for staving off hunger in between meals, for most of us, snacking can quickly become addictive a…

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Why Food is NOT the Enemy

Is it just me, or does it sometimes seem like the mainstream diet and fitness culture is out to scare us skinny? It presents food as nothing more than fuel by promoting a calories-in-versus-calories-b…

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Eat Mindfully

The transition into healthier eating can seem difficult -- even impossible -- but there are plenty of small changes to make it more feasible. Just like Bill Murray in “What About Bob," do it in little…

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5 Dos and Don’ts for Using Technology in Your Workout

More and more people are working out with fitness apps to keep track of everything from time and pace to distance and calories burned. But using devices as the focus of a workout can get in the way of…

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6 Ways to Travel Healthier

It’s that time of year — the end of winter, the awkward transitional period when everything is muddy and lukewarm. It can make anyone seek warmer climes. If you are trying to incorporate some more tra…

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Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

So you've cut back on sweets and started exercising -- but you're still not losing weight. What gives? Read on for some of the surprising reasons the scale isn't budging.     1.…

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