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10 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Pounds

10 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Pounds

The holidays are a time for gifts and surprises… But most of us don’t want any “surprises” when we step on the scale in January! Use these ten tips to celebrate wisely, and avoid gaining unwanted pounds throughout the holiday season. Avoid…

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Could This Superfood Help You?

Could This Superfood Help You?

The idea of a “superfood” has become a bit of a trendy buzzword these days, but there really is some truth to the term. There are many foods that offer such amazing and varied health benefits that the newly-coined word really does…

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8 Ways to Slim Down Before Summer

8 Ways to Slim Down Before Summer

You know summer season is coming, and you want to look your best. So, naturally, you know that you need to cut back on calories and exercise more. But “cutting back on calories” is a fairly vague goal, and without a specific…

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What’s Up With the “Cleanse” Trend?

What’s Up With the “Cleanse” Trend?

Every time you log into Facebook, watch TV, or chat with a health-minded friend, you probably hear about these “cleanses” that everyone is doing. But you already eat a pretty healthy diet, so what’s the deal? Do you really need to “cleanse”?…

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7 Clever Hacks for Your Weight Loss Plan

7 Clever Hacks for Your Weight Loss Plan

Losing weight is often more a matter of psychology than nutrition. Yes, the foods you eat (and don’t eat) are important, but your mindset is really what drives your motivations and habits. If you’ve tried one weight loss plan after another and…

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12 New Year’s Health Resolutions That You Can Really Accomplish

12 New Year’s Health Resolutions That You Can Really Accomplish

You know how it goes: Each year, on January 1, you resolve to commit to something. Whether it’s a diet, a new lifestyle, a fitness routine, or quitting something, you set an ambitious goal that will revolutionize your life. And yet, after…

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Use Social Media to Get Fit and Have Fun

Use Social Media to Get Fit and Have Fun

It’s easy to imagine that hundreds of years ago, people didn’t have to go out of their way to “get in shape”. After all, most lives were spent farming, hunting for food, or engaged in other forms of physical labor. But these…

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Healthy “On the Go” Snacks

Healthy “On the Go” Snacks

Summer is prime time for road trips and family vacations, but it can be difficult to stick to a healthy diet when you’re traveling. With vending machines and convenience stores around every corner, temptation seems to lurk everywhere! Regardless, you can stay…

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Does Sweat Really Equal Weight Loss?

Does Sweat Really Equal Weight Loss?

You’ve just returned from your morning run, breathing heavily and dripping sweat, and you step on the bathroom scale. Hooray! You’ve just lost another pound. Or did you? We often see a difference on the scale immediately after a good workout. But…

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Why Sleep Matters Even More Than You Think

Why Sleep Matters Even More Than You Think

We all know that sleep is important. When you don’t get enough sleep, you feel tired, cranky, and lethargic. You don’t feel like performing your job duties, you might feel snappy toward your loved ones, and you certain don’t feel like doing…

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6 Reasons to Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

6 Reasons to Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

Your mother always told you to eat your fruits and vegetables, and research shows that she was right. Nutritional scientists have studied the benefits of fruits and veggies for decades, and so far we have identified at least six important health benefits…

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Staying Healthy When You Work from Home

Staying Healthy When You Work from Home

Working from home should be the health nut’s dream. You aren’t pressured into fattening restaurant meals by co-workers, you can design your work schedule around your exercise routine, and no one is tempting you with donuts in the break room. But sometimes,…

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Four Must-Have Foods for Optimal Health

Four Must-Have Foods for Optimal Health

You may have heard the mantra, “you are what you eat” over and over throughout the years. But when you’re trying to put together a healthy diet, you need more specific information on the right foods for your body. It’s true that…

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How to Get Healthier and Reduce Stress – Without Exercise!

How to Get Healthier and Reduce Stress – Without Exercise!

If there was a way to improve your physical and mental health, while feeling happier and less stressed, would you do it? Wait! Stop groaning. This isn’t another lecture on the various health benefits of exercise. We’re actually talking about meditation, which…

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The Secret to Fix Your “Broken” Metabolism

The Secret to Fix Your “Broken” Metabolism

Do you feel like you are constantly fighting to lose weight and keep it off? The root of your weight loss problem is your metabolism, and the only way to overcome these difficulties is to reset your metabolism. So, what is the…

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The Connection Between Finances, Stress, and Weight Gain

The Connection Between Finances, Stress, and Weight Gain

In our last article, we talked about the reasons why stress can result in weight gain. Now that we understand that stress management has a direct impact on weight loss, it is important that we gain control of our financial situations so…

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Is Stress Inhibiting Your Health and Fitness Goals?

Is Stress Inhibiting Your Health and Fitness Goals?

Stress seems to be a common theme in our modern world, and doctors are uncovering information which shows that stress has a negative impact on many aspects of your health. In fact, there is a direct connection between your stress levels and…

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6 Secret Foods That Accelerate Weight Loss

6 Secret Foods That Accelerate Weight Loss

There are several ingredients that can be beneficial to cleanse your body and boost your weight loss efforts, but the single ingredients aren’t nearly as effective if they aren’t combined with other powerful cleansing ingredients. If you are looking for a high…

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The Shocking Truth about Protein Powders

The Shocking Truth about Protein Powders

Are you battling the bulge and having a hard time losing weight? There is nothing more frustrating than trying a new diet, only to find yourself still overweight and unhappy. If you want to be successful with your weight loss goals, then…

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The Hidden Secret to Ditching That Belly Fat

The Hidden Secret to Ditching That Belly Fat

After many years of riding the “dieting roller coaster,” I was finally sick and tired of trying every weight loss trick… only to discover that none of them would actually get rid of my belly pooch. I tried for years to the…

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Shed Pounds with Calorie Killing Cardio

Shed Pounds with Calorie Killing Cardio

If you are trying to meet a weight loss goal, then it is important to make sure that you are getting maximum benefits from the efforts that you put in. Exercise is an important element of a healthy weight loss routine, and…

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Why Poor Sleep Habits Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts

Why Poor Sleep Habits Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts

Is it possible that a lack of sleep could be causing you to gain weight? Recent studies have found a connection between weight gain and sleep duration, and there are several theories about why sleep patterns impact weight gain. Sleep Changes Your…

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Simple Steps to Overcome Food Cravings and Stick to Your Diet

Simple Steps to Overcome Food Cravings and Stick to Your Diet

Starting a new diet is a time of change, and most people stay strong for the first two or three days of their diet. But, as the newness wears off, it becomes harder and harder to avoid food cravings and addictions that…

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What is a Cleanse and is it Important?

What is a Cleanse and is it Important?

With so many options for weight loss and natural health remedies, there are certain methods that many people don’t fully utilize: cleansing to rid the body of toxins and waste. Cleansing can be beneficial to your overall health and wellness, and it…

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