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The Magic of Peppers and Weight Loss

on September 21st, 2017 Leave a Comment

Aside from growing health concerns related to obesity, many Americans worry about the winter season weight gain which they struggle to lose before the summer season. Some resort to drastic measures like obesity surgeries without having the ability to maintain weight loss with a healthy lifestyle. And many others have tried the so-called “magical ingredients” […]

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5 Tips to Control Your Worst Food Cravings

on September 7th, 2017 Leave a Comment

It never fails. You’re two weeks into your new healthy eating diet, determined to lose some pounds and get ready for beach season. You did your meal planning. You stocked up three to five days’ worth of chicken breast, salad, and quinoa for lunch. Then hump day rolls around in your busy work week, and […]

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Obesity Showing No Signs of Decreasing

on August 21st, 2017 Leave a Comment

A sobering report from federal health officials was released last week in regards to the country’s obesity problem. Obese adults in the country were at 38 percent in years 2013-2014. It is a rise, albeit slight, from the 35 percent of obese adults in the years 2011-2012. What makes this report particularly disappointing is all […]

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How ONE STEP Can Help You Overcome Your Weight Issues Starting Today

on August 7th, 2017 Leave a Comment

THE GYM. Did the word make you shudder? In all reality, the gym can be a scary and intimidating place. Gym membership advertisements sell us these glamorous images of thin, fit people working out with smiles on their faces, and not a single bead of sweat on their brows. Clearly working out is easy and […]

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Can a ‘Fat Tax’ Lead to Better Food Choices?

on July 21st, 2017 Leave a Comment

When we have to make a choice between two or more foods certain things may determine our decision: Which one do we think tastes better? Which one fits our diet? More times than not, the choice comes down to which items cost less — whether subconsciously or intentionally. Low income consumers in particular are looking […]

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Kick the Can – 5 Healthier Soda Alternatives

on July 7th, 2017 Leave a Comment

To most it’s not a shocker that soda is not the most nutritious beverage you could consume. And to be honest, nutrition is probably not what you think of when you reach for a soda; but rather, you’re probably yearning for that sugary sweet fizz that pairs divinely with a juicy cheeseburger or greasy pizza. […]

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Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Could Have Cigarette-Like Warning Labels

on June 21st, 2017 Leave a Comment

People that smoke cigarettes know the risk they are taking when doing it. Aside from the commercials they may see on television or their friends telling them about smoking’s pitfalls, they also see the warnings every time they buy a pack with the Surgeon General Warning on the side. It looks like some want to […]

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3 Tips to Erase Negative Body Image

on June 7th, 2017 Leave a Comment

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? How do you feel? If you were given a magic wand that enabled you to change anything about your body, would your body weight, size, or shape be high on the list? If you find yourself being extra critical of your body in your reflection, […]

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Want a Great Workout in 7 Minutes? Try This App

on May 21st, 2017 Leave a Comment

You keep telling yourself you need to lose weight and get in shape. You make your New Year’s resolution. You start up your gym membership. Then inevitably around this time of year, you realize you haven’t been to the gym in at least 3 weeks. And with all your good intentions, somehow you’ve managed to […]

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5 Bad Habits that Lead to Weight Gain

on May 7th, 2017 Leave a Comment

If you’re trying to figure out why you’re exercising and sticking to your diet, and yet you STILL aren’t losing weight, it looks like you could have your basal ganglia to blame! Neuroscientists have traced our habit-making behaviors to a part of the brain called the basal ganglia, while decisions are made in a completely […]

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