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Are You Eating Digestion-Slaying Combinations?

No Comments 20 August 2014

>Think salmon with rice makes a healthy dinner? Think again. Follow these rules to improve digestion—and learn why not to eat proteins with carbs, why fruit should be eaten on its own, and why you shouldn't indulge in a sweet dessert immediately after dinner. From 1 Pound a Day: The Martha's Vineyard Diet Detox and Plan for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating.

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The First Step to Six-Pack Abs: Lose the Booze

No Comments 14 August 2014

If you don't want to suck in that gut for the rest of the summer, lay off the booze. Here are five reasons why alcoholic beverages are counterintuitive to losing belly fat, from The Life Plan Diet.

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12 Refreshing, Healthy Summer Drinks

No Comments 13 August 2014

Put down that saccharin-sweet diet soda, bid goodbye to the calorie-laden whole-milk café mocha. Sip something healthier and low-cal with one of these ideas from The FastBeach Diet.

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10 Healthy Lessons I Learned from My Kids

No Comments 05 August 2014

The last time I knew it all was about 30 years ago, when I was in my teens. It has been a steady decline of intellect since then. I always joke that having kids can help you evolve, but in certain aspects, parenthood is a true de-evolution or deconstruction—especially for us moms.

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Why You Need to Cut Booze from Your Diet… Temporarily

3 Comments 30 July 2014

Those calories lurking in your sangria glass add up. Whether you want to lose weight or just want to cut down on the sauce, try these tips from The FastBeach Diet.

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A Sample Produce-Buying Checklist for the Paleo Diet

1 Comment 29 July 2014

Paleo dieters eat like our hunter-gatherer ancestors–a balance of lean meats, seafood, vegetables, fruits, and some raw nuts. Here’s a checklist of "Paleoista" staples that will keep you fit and feeling fabulous, from Paleoista: Gain Energy, Get Lean, and Feel Fabulous with the Diet You Were Born to Eat.

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The Surprising Secret to a Longer Life

1 Comment 22 July 2014

Fasting–even brief, sporadic fasts–not only helps you lose weight, but reduces your risk of age-related diseases like cancer and diabetes. From the bestselling book, The FastDiet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting.

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Lunch Makeover: Fast, Healthy Meals for Kids

No Comments 11 July 2014

The best lunch is one that’s nutritious and quick to prepare, but also fun and easy to eat. Please your picky eaters with these lunch box ideas from 4 Ingredients: More Than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients.

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No-Cook, Low-Carb Meal Ideas for Summer

No Comments 07 July 2014

Too busy, hot, or tired to cook? These ready-to-serve options from the deli, salad bar, and supermarket will help you get food on the table quickly, saving you money on takeout while sticking to your diet. From The New Atkins Made Easy.

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Men: A Surefire Way to Lose That Gut

No Comments 17 June 2014

The Life Plan Diet for men begins with a 36-hour fast, which resets your hunger thermostat, increases your fat-burning ability, and helps you break weight-loss plateaus. But there are more surprising physical benefits to fasting.

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Myth: Low-Fat Diets Prevent Cancer

No Comments 17 June 2014

A widely held belief about women's health–that dietary fat causes cancer, including breast cancer–has turned out not to be supported by scientific evidence. From The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet.

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7 Fantastic Summer Fitness Books

No Comments 12 June 2014

Beach season is upon us, but it's never too late to bump up your bikini-body tricks. These books include makeover tips and advice from True Blood's Joe Manganiello and running expert Alexandra Heminsley, plus other faves.

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We Might Be Replacing Trans Fats with Something Much Worse

6 Comments 04 June 2014

Today, vegetable oils such as soybean, corn, safflower, sunflower, or cottonseed oil–or “polyunsaturated fats”–are commonly used to replace trans fats. But when heated to temperatures required for frying food, these highly unstable oils can create oxidation products that are extremely toxic. From The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet.

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Create Quick Meals with a Pantry Essentials Checklist

No Comments 02 June 2014

Keep these key ingredients on hand in your kitchen pantry—they’ll help you create and flavor your meals, and save many a dish from disaster. From 4 Ingredients: More Than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients.

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