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How to cheat safely on your healthy diet
​ Many people are wondering if you can cheat on a healthy diet. How much can you indulge in rich, salty, or sugary weekend cuisine without risking weight gain, heart and blood pressure problems, or high blood sugar? Ideally you...
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Benefits of meeting with a nutritionist
​If you’re looking to improve your health, meeting with a nutritionist is a great step in the right direction. Nutritionists can help you identify areas where you need to make changes in your diet and provide advice on...
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Mediterranean Diet
What is Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including France, Spain, Greece, and Italy. Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy and had...
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Pros and cons of intermittent fasting
The obesity epidemic has spawned a cottage industry of weight-loss schemes. Currently in vogue is intermittent fasting, which involves alternating intervals of extreme calorie reduction with periods of normal eating. Proponents of an intermittent fasting regimen claim that it helps...
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The difference between fat loss and weight loss
Weight loss refers to a decrease in your overall body weight from muscle, water, and fat losses. Fat loss refers to weight loss from fat, and it’s a more specific and healthful goal than weight loss. Focus on...
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20 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays
Holiday weight gain is a common concern for many adults. Various seasonal holidays may encourage overeating, sedentary behavior, and consumption of calorie-rich foods. Holiday weight gain is not inevitable. Here are 20 tips to help you avoid weight gain during the...
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Ways to Lose Weight After 50
For many people, maintaining a healthy weight or losing excess body fat can become harder as the years go by. Unhealthy habits, a mostly sedentary lifestyle, poor dietary choices, and metabolic changes can all contribute to weight gain after the...
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Boxing – A cardio workout
Professional boxers aside, boxing workouts are a great way to get active at home. They combine skill with sweat and help to improve hand-eye coordination and stamina, to boot. The best bit is that they can usually be done with...
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Spinning to lose weight
Whether you call it indoor cycling or spinning, pedaling a stationary bike for a solid 30 to 60 minutes is a great workout. It also qualifies as low impact exercise. For a lot of people, low impact is just what they need...
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Proteins and weight loss
Eating foods high in protein has many benefits, including muscle building, weight loss, and feeling fuller after eating. Though eating lots of protein may be beneficial, eating a balanced diet is an essential part of staying healthy. Eating a protein-rich...
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