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You KNEAD To Know This About BREAD (sorry, couldn’t help the pun!)

People are reaching for bread again now that it’s common knowledge that we need complex carbohydrates and fiber to fulfill a healthy and well-balanced diet. While it is true that whole wheat and multigrain breads hold many ingredients that are good for you, they also contain a little compound called gluten that could spell d-i-s-a-s-t-e-r […]

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Could THIS be Making You Fat?

Ask anybody the causes of our growing numbers of obesity in America and they’ll name a number of reasons like sleep deprivation, stress, busy schedule, fatty foods, and many more. But a leading cause that usually goes unnoticed is the toxic chemicals that directly or indirectly make their way into your body. Today, the processed […]

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Your Hormones Are Making You FAT

Have you had the same lifestyle and eating habits for years, but suddenly the numbers on the scale seem to be creeping up very fast? Well, it’s not all in your head. There are internal forces in your body that can lead you to gain weight without ever changing any of your external behaviors.   […]

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Why Soda Is Making You Fat!

If you’ve been drinking one or more sodas every day, that aluminum can in your hand is to blame for those extra digits on the scale. We’re not talking a couple pounds either. We’re talking long term weight gain. One can of cola adds more than 100 calories to your daily intake. That’s over 10 […]

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The Top 9 Reasons to Exercise

If you’re happy in your skin regardless of your weight, you may be thinking, “Why do I need to exercise?” But working out isn’t just about weight loss or even body image. Read on for several compelling reasons for you to embrace exercise in your life.      1.   Your Heart Heart disease is the […]

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Sugar Will Kill You!

What isthe first drug that most people get addicted to as children?  Sugar!  If sugar was a new substance that was looking for approval from the FDA, it would not pass!  The reason being is that it is both physically and psychologically altering. The really bad thing is that you can find sugar in anything […]

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Plant Based Protein over Animal Protein

If you haven’t already watched the documentary “Forks Over Knives”, I highly recommend you get right on it! What a fabulous insight to the benefits of a plant based diet. Why do we need protein? What does it do for our bodies? Well, protein contains Amino Acids which help build and repair muscle. There are […]

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How to Curb Your Food Cravings Instantly

Food cravings. They can attack us all- from the 5-time marathon runner to the newly-recovering couch potato. Food cravings are unavoidable, and to deny their existence will make you more vulnerable when they attack. The best thing to do is to have strategies in place to combat them and to meet them head on. Here […]

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Get Out Your Water Bottle!

Now that it’s getting hot and I’m sure you are getting thirsty, please note some tips about good ol’ H2O.     Remember once you feel thirsty, you are already De-hydrated. It’s one of the reasons that you should drink 2 glasses of water before each meal. So, that if you forget to drink water […]

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What Is Your Favorite Post-Workout Meal?

We all know it’s best to have a healthy snack after working out. Studies have shown that eating a small meal of protein and healthy carbs helps increase the benefits of your workout and speeds up the fat loss process. So what’s your favorite post workout meal? Leave a comment below and tell us your […]

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