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What You Need This Holiday Weekend: A Drink That Burns Fat

1 Comment 01 July 2015

Counteract all of that holiday cheer with some oolong tea and your waistline will thank you. Here’s how the nutrients in the tea work in your favor. From Belly Fat Breakthrough .

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New to Juicing? 5 Tips for Beginners

No Comments 01 July 2015

Believe it or not, when and how you drink your juice or smoothie does matter! Keep these sipping suggestions in mind when enjoying your next glass of healthy goodness. From The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies.

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Banish Your Summer Diet Doldrums with Our Healthy Giveaway

13 Comments 29 June 2015

It's summer, obviously, and like it or not we're all wandering around with fewer layers and more exposed skin. Cruelly, it's also prime ice cream and barbecue season. Never fear! You can enter for a chance to win our Healthy Diet Makeover with chef and DudeFood author Dan Churchill.

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Do a Mindful Body Scan for Weight Loss, Better Health

No Comments 23 June 2015

Tune in to your mind and body through a technique called a Body Scan. It's especially helpful to people who struggle with weight, who often shut off their awareness of their bodies out of fear, anxiety, or distress over how they think they look or what their physical limitations might be. The Body Scan helps us “be” in the body–as opposed to thinking about it–focusing on different areas in order to notice the signals it might be sending you. From The Mindful Diet: How to Transform Your Relationship with Food for Lasting Weight Loss and Vibrant Health.

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What Not to Do the Day before Running a Race

No Comments 23 June 2015

You've spent months training for your big race–so don't sabotage yourself the day before the event. From The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon.

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Welcome the Summer Solstice with Yoga

No Comments 17 June 2015

It may feel like summer is already here, but there's nothing like the Summer Solstice to truly embrace its long-awaited arrival. This year it takes place on Sunday, June 21—International Yoga Day. If you're an experienced yogi or even a beginner, get out and do your best sun salutations—whether with an online course like YogaGlo or a great yoga app, or even your favorite lake, beach, or park. The beauty of yoga is that you only need your comfiest clothes and a mat.

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How Yoga Can Teach You to Manage Expectations

1 Comment 17 June 2015

Creating expectations and then feeling you've failed is a sad way to start motherhood or any other passage or process in your life. It's fine to have a plan in your head, but you need to be flexible enough to change course without regret. From Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom.

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You Should Ignore This Terrible Piece of Popular Dieting Advice

No Comments 09 June 2015

Of all the lessons in The Hot Belly Diet, one of the most important goes against the conventional dieting wisdom that says you should eat several small meals throughout the day. This is harmful advice. Here's why.

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Going Vegan: 10 Books to Help You Stop Eating Meat and Dairy

No Comments 09 June 2015

Eating a diet free from meat and dairy is a healthy, compassionate choice. It has been linked to reducing the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol and certain forms of cancer. Factory farming accounts for raising 10 billion animals every year for meat, eggs and dairy, as well as 34% of all methane emissions--a huge contributor to global warming.

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How to Beat Food Cravings and Overeating Once and for All

No Comments 02 June 2015

It might seem counterintuitive, but learning to tune in to the flavor of food–eating mindfully–can help you curb overeating and indulge your cravings in a healthy way. Here's an example of how it works. From The Mindful Diet: How to Transform Your Relationship with Food for Lasting Weight Loss and Vibrant Health.

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Despite Skepticism, Supplements Can Control Your Weight

No Comments 26 May 2015

Doctors are often skeptical about any dietary supplement that people might believe is a miracle cure, especially for losing weight. However, there are a few supplements that can work with diet and exercise to help with weight control. Here are three that may give you some extra help. They are backed by medical-journal research behind them, not marketing hype.

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13 Running Books to Get You Moving

1 Comment 26 May 2015

Birds are chirping and the sun is finally shining... time to lace up those kicks and start running. So what if you've been sitting on the sidelines for the last four months? Let's get moving.

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Yoga Breathing 101

No Comments 21 May 2015

It's the long weekend, and the perfect time to relax. The breath is the core of your yoga practice and a beautiful way to stay connected to the body. Keep it flowing during yoga or meditation with these tips from Yoga Girl.

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Travel Hack: How to Eat Well on a Plane

No Comments 19 May 2015

You can still find deliciousness when even the air tastes bad. If you haven't packed a meal or snack for your flight, keep these tips from Eat More Better in mind.

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