Diet and Fitness

Is Fasting to Lose Weight Really That Hard?

No Comments 24 April 2014

If it were, it wouldn't have turned The FastDiet into a bestselling weight-loss plan. The diet allows five days of eating normally and two nonconsecutive days of "fasts" (consuming 500-600 calories each). Here, we explain why fasting is easier than you'd think.

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This IS Why We’re Fat

No Comments 14 April 2014

To be blunt, here's what's causing that muffin top. From Cavewomen Don't Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results.

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Low-Carb Diet? How to Save Money at the Grocery Store

No Comments 10 March 2014

Of course steak costs more than pasta, but you don't have to spend a fortune while on The New Atkins Made Easy. The first step is to plan your meals and recipes for the week.

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A Doctor’s Final Word on Detoxes

2 Comments 05 March 2014

I say don't believe the hype about those supplements, cleanses, and detoxes that claim to spur weight loss or jumpstart your immunity. Here's why they're nonsense. From A Short Guide to a Long Life.

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What You Should Know about GMOs

No Comments 05 March 2014

Here's why genetically modified organisms are so controversial– nd why you should be wary of them. From Cavewomen Don't Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results.

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The Best Low-Carb Fast Food Options

No Comments 04 March 2014

It can be hard to avoid fast food when you're traveling or grabbing a quick bite between errands. Here's what to order (and what to avoid) at 12 national chains when following The New Atkins Made Easy.

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Eat Like a Caveman: 4 Great Paleo Diet Books

No Comments 28 February 2014

You've heard of the Paleo Diet, but maybe you're not quite sure what it entails, or whether it's right for you. Do you have to eat only raw meat with your bare hands? Can you use a stove at all, ever? Do you have to decipher stick figures on cave walls to get a recipe for meatloaf tonight?

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Eat Contour Foods for Optimal Fat Loss

No Comments 27 February 2014

In a previous post about The 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition, I talked about how to spot reduce through exercising. Now I want to talk about nutritional spot reduction. Translation: Eat to burn fat off your tummy, thighs, and elsewhere.

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How to Tame Your Sweet Cravings

No Comments 24 February 2014

In 2012, the US Department of Agriculture estimated that Americans consume roughly 47 pounds of sugar and 35 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup every year. That's more than 80 pounds per person of raw, fattening fuel! Wean yourself off of sugar with these strategies. From Cavewomen Don't Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results.

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How to (Tactfully) Help Your Spouse Lose Weight

No Comments 13 February 2014

Is your household burning out on your goal to lose weight and get fit? Support each other! Here’s how to make it easier for your partner–and you!–to eat healthy at home, without becoming their parent or parole officer. From Love Me Slender: How Smart Couples Team Up to Lose Weight, Exercise More, and Stay Healthy TOGETHER.

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5 Reasons to Love Uber-Healthy Coconut Oil

No Comments 12 February 2014

It's the most perfect fat a girl can possibly consume. Here's why. From Cavewomen Don't Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results.

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Lose Weight the Easy Way: Organize Your Food

No Comments 05 February 2014

When was the last time your reorganized your fridge? A new study in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that doing just that can be a big influence on making healthy food and beverage choices. And it's not just a short-term weight loss tool; these benefits lasted for years.

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Couples Who Team up Have Better Weight-Loss Success

1 Comment 15 January 2014

People in relationships are surprisingly similar to one another in their overall health—far more similar than two strangers—and when one person makes an active effort to be healthier, the partner often improves as well.

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DIY Juicing: Get Healthier in 5 Minutes a Day, $20 a Week

No Comments 15 January 2014

Juicing isn't just for celebrities. If you have five minutes a day and $20 a week, you can adopt a healthy green habit. You don't need to go to an expensive juice bar to start incorporating gem-colored, fresh, rejuvenating smoothies and green drinks into your daily routine. You can save money and do it all at home.

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