Why You Should Eat Slower

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Eating slower can both help you reduce the amount of food you are eating and also improve your digestion. When you eat too fast your body doesn’t have the time to send you a signal that it’s getting full until you are already full and it’s too late. When you eat more slowly you can […]

Is Weight Gain With Age Inevitable?

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It is often the case that when its comes to optimal health it is the younger generation that seems to rule the roost. This is no big surprise as you turn on the television, flip through a magazine or drive past a billboard and witness six-packed he-men and tight shapely women happily playing volleyball or […]

8 So-Called Healthy Foods to Avoid

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Losing weight can be difficult for most of us. But what makes it especially difficult is holding on to the misconceptions we have of what a “healthy” food is.  Unfortunately, many foods that we’ve come to know as our go-to health foods are simply not doing us justice. They are higher in calories and often […]

Top Mistakes the Average Dieter Makes

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Many dieters understand the importance of nutrition. They know that if they eat healthier, fewer calories, they should lose weight. Right?  Well… sometimes. There are definitely things to keep in mind when trying to maintain a healthy weight goal. And many dieters continue to make common mistakes regarding their food, which leads them to continually […]

5 Simple Tricks to Eat Healthier

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We all promise ourselves we’ll try and eat better. We’ll cut out the fast food–which we know is horrible for us–cook more at home, and try to watch our calories. Of course, it’s never that easy. We’re busy, and we tend to just grab what we’re used to eating when we’re at the grocery store. […]

The Frightening Increase of Obesity

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In the beginning of 2012, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 35.7 percent of adults and 16.9 percent of children ages 2-19 were obese. Another report released by the Trust of America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation projected that half of US adults will be obese by 2030, unless […]

Is Garcinia Cambogia A Weight Loss Miracle Herb?

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  We’re all looking for that magic bullet to take out fat once and for all, but as more and more research is done, many of us are beginning to think that maybe such a thing  doesn’t exist. Garcinia Cambogia  (Hydroxycitric Acid) is a small fruit that looks like a pumpkin that is native to […]

The Fast Food Drive-Thru Diet: Better Than one would Expect

McDonald's and other chains have long been seen as the main culprit to the obesity epidemic

You could be living under a rock, and you would still know that obesity rates are out of control.  The Center for Disease Control states that in the United States more than 2/3 of the population qualifies as overweight, with 1/3 being considered obese.  With billions being spent in medical costs dealing with the health […]

Sensa: Can these Magical Sprinkles Work for you?

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Sprinkles were always a childish delight that were topped on anything that would cause a dieter to cringe after ingesting. However, the diet sensation Sensa claims that the use of their own “enchanted” sprinkles can actually cause significant weight loss without the calorie counting, rigorous gym sessions or even much at all. With such simplistic […]

The Greek Yogurt Fad or Phenomenon?

Chobani has dove fully into the Greek yogurt craze.

Anyone who has been a longtime dieter or conscious calorie counter knows the simple benefits of your run-of-the-mill yogurt. The high calcium, low calorie, probiotic-carrying nourishment has long been considered a healthy treat to any abstainer. However, in the past few years the media has inundated us with the new creamier healthier yogurt “alternative,” Greek […]