Fitness & Nutrition

For Women, a Little Belly Fat Is a Good Thing

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For those women who have been lusting after flatter and flatter tummies for all their lives, it’s time to relax and love the healthy, strong...

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    9 Healthiest Foods for Summer According to Chinese Medicine

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    12 Amazing Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

    If you aren’t already enjoying hemp seeds as a regular part of your diet, you might want to give them a try. These tiny seeds... Read more

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    When to Avoid Rice + 8 Alternatives to Try Instead

    Rice has its place in a healthy eating plan, but because it often contains arsenic, we should enjoy rice in moderation. Next time you’re making... Read more

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    8 Tips for a Healthy Independence Day

    Fireworks, parades, picnics and BBQ’s mean you may be around a lot of unhealthy snack and food choices this weekend. To help you make healthier... Read more

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    For decades, we’ve been taught the same golden rule for maintaining a healthy weight: Simply burn more calories than you consume. Therefore, being overweight, we’ve... Read more

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    Refreshing Summer Green Smoothie

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    12 Scary Facts About Coffee

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    These Words Get People to Eat More Vegetables

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