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Fasted Cardio-who will/won’t benefit

To lose body fat, a lot of people do fasted cardio, which is doing a cardiovascular workout shortly after waking, without eating or drinking anything with calories. For some people, this results in fat loss, but not for others. If you’re sluggish and cannot complete an intense cardio workout without eating, then fasted cardio is […]

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Is your resolution to lose weight?

Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Didn’t you have that same resolution last year? So, what are you going to do differently? Are you going to limit beverages that have calories, exercise more, and cook more at home? Great! Depending on the recipe, some home-cooked meals are laden with fat and calories so […]

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Is your smoothie preventing you from slimming down?

There’s healthy and unhealthy fruit smoothies out there. Some of the bad ones contain ice cream, sugar, dairy milk and/or a lot of calories. Even if your fruit smoothie has natural ingredients, healthy fats and is low in calories, it could be the reason you cannot slim down. If you’re adding flax, hemp seeds, and […]

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Eat these to lose fat

If you knew which foods reduced belly fat and prevented overeating, would you eat them? In Prevention magazine’s article titled “New Foods to Fight Fat” listed in the May 2013 issue, a UK study on mice who were fed high-fat diets along with beta-glucan or inulin didn’t gain as much weight. Beta-glucan or inulin is […]

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3 Steps to Burn 100s of Calories

If you want to lose fat, these three steps are super effective and don’t take up too much time.  #1 Strength-train 3-4 days a week, each day using a different body part. Gradually add more weight and/or repetitions.The reason: The more muscle you have the more calories you’ll burn, even when lounging. #2 – Get […]

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How to Lose Weight While Dining Out

If you dine out because you travel a lot for work, you don’t cook, or you just like to eat out, you’re at a disadvantage since restaurant meals are high in fat and calories and low in fiber. There’s typically a plateful of meat, a heaping of gravy-mashed potatoes or a bounty of cheesy-buttery pasta […]

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Can probiotics make you skinny?

A study published on September 5th 2013, suggests that a person’s intestinal flora determines a person’s body shape and metabolism rate. Wow! And all along I thought a pear shape and a slow metabolism was from my mom’s side of the family. In this particular study “…four sets of identical female twins in which one […]

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