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Your resource of health knowledge, tips and facts for a healthier lifestyle

Women on a weight loss diet

How to Choose a Weight Loss Diet That’s Right for You

Like people, diets are diverse. One size does not fit all, and when it comes to choosing a weight loss plan, many dieters fall prey to the gimmicks. Not only are many fad diets unhealthy, but they also have very ...
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8 Ways in Which Crash Diets Harm Your Health 

In today’s busy world, everything happens at warp speed. From fast food to fast-track diets, not all solutions are as simple as they sound. Real change takes time, especially when it comes to losing weight and getting healthier. If crash ...
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7 Must-Avoid Mistakes When Doing a Low-Carb Diet

Cutting carbs seems all the rage these days. For most, doing a low-carb diet is a part of the journey of losing weight, lowering blood sugar levels, and improving heart health. There are many motivating factors for choosing to forgo ...
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4 Tips to Lose Fat and Gain Lean Muscle at the Same Time

Did you know that there is a difference between losing fat and losing weight? When a person loses weight, they might also be losing muscle - this can have a negative impact on your health. On the other hand, losing ...
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Foods to Sharpen Your Memory, Focus, and Overall Brain Health 

Did you know that what you eat can have an effect on how you feel? When we are at our cognitive best, the brain is functioning well. We are able to focus, think clearly and remember all of the important ...
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5 Tips to Start Eating Healthy When You Are a Picky Eater

Picky eaters are not alone. Many of us have difficulty finding a healthy snack or a meal we enjoy and resort to convenience foods that lack essential nutrients. As a result, we do not consume enough nutrition that our body ...
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Natural Body Detox: Where Do I Start? What Are the Benefits?

The human body is amazingly resilient. From stress to fast food, it takes in what we dish out. However, despite this sometimes unhealthy overload, the body can restore itself through an effective natural detox regime. Similar to a spring cleaning, ...
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5 Tips to Stay Healthy Over the Winter Holidays

The chilly weather has arrived. For many, wintertime signals large gatherings, indulgent eating, and maybe an occasional cold or flu. Getting sick around this time of year can mean missing out on spending time with family and friends. Thankfully, there ...
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Keeping It Short and Easy: 5 Simple Steps to Meal Prep

Eating healthier is more important than ever these days. Sometimes, a busy lifestyle can make it difficult to maintain a nutritious diet. While many people want to eat healthy, they often fall prey to the quick-and-easy fast food solution. Getting ...
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Celery Juice: What Are the Benefits? Is It Worth the Hype?

Drinking your vegetables is all the rage nowadays. Many avid juicers and health-food aficionados agree that celery juice is a must-have. A glass of the pale green liquid might not seem special at first sight, but it’s worth a try ...
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hyperthyroidism diet

Living with Hypothyroidism: What Are the Best Foods to Eat?

Living with hypothyroidism can be a challenge. The condition can limit the types of foods you eat, resulting in a less-than-exciting plate. A lack of variety and selection in your diet can take the spice out of life. This can ...
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Switching Up Your Fitness Routine: How Often Should You Do It?

Feeling stuck in an exercise rut? The prospect sounds almost oxymoronic. But even the most active health buff can become stagnant in their fitness routine. Overusing the same muscles can create strain and lead to injury. And when too much ...
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Best Foods to Eat After a Strength Training Workout 

Best Foods to Eat After a Strength Training Workout 

Strength training can be grueling. The time, sweat, and endurance are all signs that you are dedicated to staying fit. Your body needs those workouts to build muscle, but it also needs time to rebound and restore. The foods you ...
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3 Healthy Drinks That Are Perfect For Fall 

Any fall lover will tell you that a warm drink on a chilly day is pure pleasure. From whipped cream and mocha to eggnog and cinnamon sticks, the sweet choices are endless. But those rich, cream-based drinks can make the ...
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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What Are The Benefits and How Do I Start?

There are two sides to inflammation. On one hand, it can help your body fight disease and generate the healing process. However, when inflammation becomes chronic, it can wreak havoc and cause a host of illnesses from obesity to heart ...
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How to Eat More Sustainably Without Having to Go Vegan

Our food choices can significantly impact the planet. As a result, more and more people are going vegan nowadays. After all, it is no secret that the most sustainable foods are plant-based. While most of us can acknowledge that veganism ...
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Signs of Iron Deficiency and Best Foods to Boost Your Iron Levels 

Iron is a mineral that enables our bodies to perform essential functions. Our bodies cannot produce this mineral naturally, so we must obtain it from foods. As implied in its name, iron deficiency occurs when we don’t consume enough iron ...
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Collagen Diet: How to Boost Collagen Production Naturally

From injections to creams, there is a whole market of products that claim to boost collagen production. However, there are other ways to increase collagen levels naturally, such as the collagen diet! Just like any other diet, it is important ...
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Top Tips for Moms Who Want to Start Working Out Again 

After giving birth to a baby, it is normal to experience changes in the body. These changes include more than just weight gain. You may also feel like you are not your pre-pregnancy self and lack of physical strength and ...
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5 Low-Calorie Cocktails You’ll Love to Include in Your Diet 

Weight loss diets come with many restrictions. While observing those restrictions, most people prefer to reduce rather than eliminate alcohol from their diets. There are about seven calories per gram in alcohol. This amount is not so different from dietary ...
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5 Things that Happen to Your Body When Going Vegan

Plenty of people are choosing vegan diets worldwide. Some chose veganism because of religious beliefs, others did so for environmental concerns, and the list of reasons goes on. Although there are many benefits of going vegan, some people shy away ...
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