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The 4 Most Common Weight Loss Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

July 10, 2018

Many people can rattle off obvious diet mistakes: don’t eat late night ice cream, don’t sit at work all day, avoid dessert and fried food. But there’s much more to dieting and starting a healthy lifestyle than just the basic formula of a healthy diet minus sweets equals weight loss. Not only do you need…

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Weight Loss and Aging

Weight Loss and Aging: How to Lose Weight as You Get Older

July 5, 2018

As we reach old age, losing weight becomes more difficult. However, a healthy lifestyle and good BMI (body mass index) is an important goal no matter your age. Even though you won’t burn calories the same way you did when you were younger, it’s still possible to achieve weight loss while aging. While your life…

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Antioxidants and weight loss

Do Antioxidants Help You Lose Weight?

July 2, 2018

Antioxidants are an integral part of your body’s system, helping maintain your health by preventing disease. While many people claim a variety of almost unbelievable health benefits of antioxidants, they don’t directly influence weight loss. However, many antioxidant-rich foods can help with weight loss, and antioxidants contribute to a healthier lifestyle. You can find antioxidants…

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High Body Fat Percentage

Research Indicates High Body Fat Percentage to be a Predictor of Heart Disease Risks

June 27, 2018

Human bodies are all the same, and yet each person’s body is also unique in terms of nutritional needs and chemical balances. To fully grasp the risks associated with excess body fat, like heart disease, researchers have continued searching for a way to measure fat accurately despite differences in age, race, gender, bone mass, exercise,…

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Exercise to Work

How to Fit in Exercise on Your Way to Work

June 25, 2018

If you’re like most people full-time workers, your time is precious. You hardly have time to get chores done, let alone scheduling for daily exercise at the gym, yoga studio, or hiking trail. While you may be too busy to exercise in traditional ways like going to a workout class or for a jogging, you…

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Exercise With Dieting

Does Exercise Help You Lose Weight Faster?

June 20, 2018

Exercise while dieting has always been critical to losing weight – at its core, it requires you to burn more calories than you take in, and regularly exercising builds in more opportunities to burn calories. While exercise does help weight loss, diets just aren’t that simple for everyone, especially when our appetites constantly lead us…

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MCT Benefits

How Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) Actually Benefit Your Health

June 15, 2018

When it comes to the topic of fat and its role in their diet, people can sometimes make assumptions that will undermine their end goals and weight loss. Fat does play a key role in medical diets. However, it’s not just any fat that should be factored in. MCTs, or Medium-Chain Triglycerides, have benefits for…

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Young blood transfusion

Can Plasma Unlock Anti-Aging Secrets?

June 12, 2018

Blood has the power to heal, as any patient who has received a blood transfusion will tell you. However, we may soon discover that blood – specifically, youthful blood – has regenerative treatment properties as well. Previous studies have shown that plasma from younger mice was able to revitalize the brain, muscles, and liver of…

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Grazing vs. Big Meals

Grazing vs. Big Meals: What’s the Best Time to Eat for Losing Weight?

June 8, 2018

What’s the right way to eat your calories throughout the day? The prevailing theory in today’s dieting world is that the best eating schedule to lose weight involves consuming food more often, grazing during the day instead of “three square meals” approach. But is this the right method for you? When comparing grazing vs. big…

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Pineapple Diet

The Pineapple Diet: an Effective or Dangerous Strategy for Weight Loss?

June 5, 2018

There are more fad diets today than you can count, including several that involve the delicious pineapple. Before you throw out all the food in your pantry and switching to an all-pineapple diet plan, it’s important to learn the facts about this tropical fruit. While celebrity dieticians and magazines espouse the benefits of 2- or…

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