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Dining Out Successfully

When dieting, preparing your meals at home will help you reach your weight loss goals faster as you know exactly what you are eating. But in today’s busy world, dining out is a way of life, we’re often just too busy to cook. You can dine out successfully, enjoy your meal and stick to your […]

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When to Take A Diet Break

Are you restless, agitated and unable to sleep? These may be signs that you need to take a short break from your restrictive diet. Taking a break from your diet may give you a much needed mental boost, satisfy some cravings and jump-start your metabolism resulting in improved results. Just like a training plateau, your […]

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Ways to Add Taste to Your Vegetables

Do you hate vegetables? You know they are good for you, but you just can’t stand the taste of spinach, broccoli or Brussels sprouts. You are not alone. But maybe it is not the vegetables themselves, but the way you season or prepare them. Try these tips to add taste and flavor to your vegetables […]

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Lowering Fat Content When Preparing Meals

Not all fat is bad, but a diet high in saturated fat can lead to a host of health complications. Here are fifteen easy steps to help reduce your saturated fat intake  to ensure your meals are healthier without compromising taste: Always choose lean cuts of meat like flank steak, sirloin, porterhouse, T-bone steak and 90% […]

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Anti-Diet Solution

The Anti-Diet Solution is an eating program that promotes healing of the lining of your stomach and intestines. By minimizing bad bacteria and replacing it with healthy “good” bacteria your body will improve your immune system, reduce inflammation inside your body and allow you to lose weight and reduce the inches around your waistline. What […]

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Effects of Smoking on Your Body

Smoking causes cancer, it’s printed right on the package. It is the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., killing thousands of people yearly. Beyond that, smoking has many detrimental effects on your body.  Here are some of the effects of smoking: Lung Disease – Lung diseases directly related to smoking include COPD, a group of respiratory […]

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How Alcohol Affects Your Body

The physical effects of alcohol on your body vary from short-term effects like dehydration and a hangover to long-term effects like permanent liver disease. The effects of alcohol on your body are far more damaging than a headache or empty calories. Here are a few examples of the Effects of Alcohol on Your Body Increased […]

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How Our Behaviors Are Making Us Sick

You have so much potential, you could achieve anything you dream – if you could overcome your self-destructive behaviors. The same holds true of your health and fitness. You are sabotaging both with self-destructive behaviors like smoking, drinking, overeating and avoiding exercise. Here are a just few of the unhealthy behaviors that are making you […]

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Foods and Spices That Reduce Inflammation

Do you suffer from painful swollen joints and inflammation? You may be able to reduce the pain associated with inflammation with these foods. Foods and spices that reduce inflammation naturally. Fish – Especially fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, and herring are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) that support the […]

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Vitamin D Benefits

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” as your body produces Vitamin D when your skin is exposed to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is found in many high-fat foods (like milk) and requires dietary fat to be digested and absorbed into your bloodstream. Every grade school student knows that this vitamin […]

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