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4 Foods That Speed Up Aging (Are You Eating These?)

March 23, 2015 | By | 8 Comments
4 Foods That Speed Up Aging (Are You Eating These?)

Watching your diet is a great way to maintain a healthy weight. But did you know that what you eat also has a big impact on how fast you age? And if you’re eating the wrong foods, you could unknowingly be speeding up the hands of time? With this in mind, let’s examine four foods […]

How Sleep Helps You Burn Fat

March 16, 2015 | By | 10 Comments
How Sleep Helps You Burn Fat

If you want to shed those excess pounds that have crept up over months (or even years) more sleep may be the secret. You see, lack of sleep is proven to cause weight gain. So, understanding the different ways it impacts you and then taking steps to overcome it will help you see greater success […]

The Surprising Health Benefits of Green Tea

March 10, 2015 | By | 8 Comments
The Surprising Health Benefits of Green Tea

Knowing the benefits of green tea may convince you to add this beverage to your daily diet. This is a case where a small change in behavior can reap huge rewards for your health! Green tea is high in a long list of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients but the most vital of its ingredients is […]

Bone Boosting Foods To Start Eating Today

February 13, 2015 | By | 51 Comments
Bone Boosting Foods To Start Eating Today

Want stronger bones? It may be as simple as looking at your diet. In fact, what many people don’t realize is that the foods you eat have a direct influence on the strength of your bones. As such, eating the right foods goes a long way to prevent stress fractures or osteoporosis down the road. […]

1 Trick to Stop Sweet Cravings – Almost Instantly

June 17, 2013 | By | 91 Comments
1 Trick to Stop Sweet Cravings – Almost Instantly

It’s no secret that sugar is addictive. In fact, some studies have shown it to be as habit-forming as cocaine. And just like all addictive substances, the best way to stop craving it is to avoid it altogether. Truth be told, if you can go for a few weeks without sweets, you won’t miss them […]

Lower Stress – Lose Fat – and Ways to Fight It

June 13, 2013 | By | 3 Comments
Lower Stress – Lose Fat – and Ways to Fight It

Poor diet and lack of exercise are mainly blamed when it comes to weight gain. And it’s true: those are the primary culprits for packing on the pounds. But there’s something else – often overlooked – that plays a major role: stress. Whether it’s extreme and overwhelming or low-level and “under the radar”, stress is […]

Skip Your Morning Walk to Lower Blood Sugar (Do This Instead)

June 12, 2013 | By | 3 Comments
Skip Your Morning Walk to Lower Blood Sugar (Do This Instead)

30 minutes. That’s the minimum (according to health authorities) you should be walking every day to stay healthy. Of course, 60 minutes is even better. Furthermore, adding in some type of higher intensity exercise a few times a week is optimal. Based on these guidelines, many people start their day with a brisk walk. And […]

WARNING: Calorie Counting Might Make You Fat!

June 11, 2013 | By | 1 Comment
WARNING: Calorie Counting Might Make You Fat!

Losing weight involves burning more calories than you consume. Given this, the logical thing to do when you want to shed a few (or several) pounds is to eat less and exercise more. In other words, decrease intake, increase expenditure, and reap the rewards: a flat stomach and body you can be proud of. And […]

Why Splenda Leads to Weight Gain – Even Though It’s Calorie Free

June 10, 2013 | By | 18 Comments
Why Splenda Leads to Weight Gain – Even Though It’s Calorie Free

Everyone knows that when you eat more calories than you burn, you pack on the pounds. So, thank goodness for zero-calorie sweeteners such as Splenda, right? After all, you get that sweet taste of sugar but without the side-effects (i.e. belly fat). For instance, you can pour generous amounts in your coffee and just about […]

The Biggest Mistake You’re Likely to Make When Starting a Diet

April 23, 2013 | By | 16 Comments
The Biggest Mistake You’re Likely to Make When Starting a Diet

Everyone wants fast results when starting a diet. And you’re probably not the exception to this rule. But this eagerness to make quick progress can actually slow you down. In fact, it’s likely to sabotage your progress altogether. This is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) mistake dieters make when starting a new […]