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12 Proven Benefits of Avocado

The avocado is an extremely unique  fruit. Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies show that it has powerful beneficial effects on health…

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5 Myths About Cellulite

  Cellulite: 90% of women have it, and most of them don't want it. Though cellulite is little more than a cosmetic nuisance, and there really isn't a cure, that doesn't stop American consumers…

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Being Underweight Might Be Deadlier Than Being Overweight

New research says that people who are clinically underweight face an even higher risk for dying than those who are obese. "Compared to normal-weight folks, the excessively thin have nearly twice …

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The Surprising Impact Sunlight Has On Your Weight

For the first time, a study reports the timing, intensity, and duration of your light exposure throughout the day is linked to your weight. A team from Northwestern Medicine led the study which was pu…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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5 Tricks Restaurants Use to Make You Overeat

The drinks: with the music playing soft and slow and the dim lights lulling you into a mood of relaxation, a cocktail or three seem to be in order. The more you drink, the more you might end up eating…

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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 Body Image Interferes With Intimacy

By Linda DiBella for YourTango.com. Intimacy. In a romantic relationship, it is a sacred bond that requires openness and vulnerability. It requires the courage to express the deepest parts of yours…

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Could Extra Weight Help You Live Longer?

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found that being a little overweight (not obese) seems to be associated with about a six percent lower risk of premature death. Predictably, there are…

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