Fitness & Nutrition

26 Weight Loss Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

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The weight loss “industry” is full of myths. People are being advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence...




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    Fighting Childhood Obesity One Meal at a Time

    As children are ever growing, appetites will fluctuate drastically. At times it seems like they might eat you out of house and home. The next... Read more

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    7 Super Healthy Food Staples, and 7 Superfoods You May Not Know

    Pre-packaged processed foods may be convenient, but if you seek to improve your health, cooking from scratch using fresh unprocessed ingredients is more or less... Read more

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    Sprout Your Way to Better Health

    Have you ever wondered why sprouted foods are considered “nutritional powerhouses”?  For starters, they come in a plethora of shapes and sizes, contain more micro-nutrients... Read more

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    Coffee and Caffeine – How Much Can You Safely Drink?

    Coffee is controversial. Depending on who you ask, it is either a wonderful beverage or addictive poison. I’ve looked at the science, and it seems pretty... Read more

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    Slim by Chocolate

    MAINZ, GERMANY—Can you indulge your sweet tooth and lose weight at the same time? If it’s chocolate you crave, then the answer seems to be:... Read more

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    Why Do Low Carb Diets Work? the Mechanism Explained

    Low-carb diets work. That is pretty much a scientific fact at this point. At least 23 high quality studies in humans have shown this to be true... Read more

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    How to Combat Common Running and Walking Ailments

    If running or walking is your workout of choice, nothing is worse than an ache or pain. The good news? With a smart plan and... Read more

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    Get to Know the Avocado – the Superfood You Should Eat Every Day

    It’s no secret that I love to eat and my favorite food of all? Avocados. I’m bananas for them! Avocados are truly one of nature’s... Read more

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    Recipe: ‘Kabbouleh’ Salad

    If you’re looking for a fresh spin on a salad, try this delicious kale and quinoa infused ‘Kabbouleh’ Salad! Based on the traditional tabbouleh salad recipe, this... Read more

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    Blueberries for Severe Trauma

    Nutrition researchers have been big on exotic berries lately. That’s because camu camu, sea buckthorn, acai, goji, maqui, and other foreign fruit have demonstrated a... Read more

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    Add This Fat-Burning Spice to Yogurt and Lower Your Cholesterol

    In India, we love to eat yogurt — and not just for breakfast. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to add some vegetables, herbs and spices... Read more

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    20 Delicious High-Protein Foods

    People argue about carbs, fats, and everything in between. However, almost everyone agrees that protein is important. Eating plenty of protein has numerous benefits. It can help... Read more

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    3 Ways to Keep Popcorn Healthy

    Movie and microwave popcorn can be loaded with dreaded trans fats. In fact, that flavored concoction that blankets your kernels isn’t really butter at all. It’s... Read more

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    50 Easy Ways to Cleanse and Lose Weight

    1. Drink More Water Most of us don’t drink enough water. Keeping hydrated has many benefits. Not only does it help flush toxins from the body,... Read more

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    ‘Bone Broth’ Builds Bone Not Because of Calcium

    Bone broth has a surprisingly low calcium content. Yet it still lives up to its bone-building reputation. Dr. Kaayla Daniel, coauthor with Sally Fallon Morell of Nourishing... Read more

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    How to Avoid the Diet Rut

    Rice cakes. Grapefruits. Cabbage soup. Yawn! Eating should be enjoyable, not miserable. Don’t fall prey to boring diets and boring meals. Here are some easy... Read more


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