Category Archives for Diet & Weight Loss

5 Delicious Low Calorie Starbucks Drinks

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Starbucks may be America’s favorite coffeehouse and completely irresistible, but the calories in many coffee drinks can add up quickly. Even worse, research has shown that we do not get the same sense of fullness from the calories consumed from beverages as we do from the calories consumed from food, even when the calories are […]

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How Much Do Macros Really Matter For Weight Loss?

Macros

“Low-fat”. “Fat free”. “High-protein”. “Protein-sparing”. “Carbo-loading”. “Carb-free”. If you had ten dollars for every fad diet plan and weight loss product ever promoted to have either a high or low amount of any macronutrient, you could probably pay off the combined student loan debt of Texas and New York combined. The media’s chaotically clumsy dance […]

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10 Breakfast Mistakes That Can Cause Weight Gain

It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. There is certainly a lot of truth in that statement. If you are trying to lose weight; however, you could actually be sabotaging your weight loss plans by making breakfast mistakes. In order to lose weight, you need to ensure you […]

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How to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau

How To Break Through A Weight Loss Plateau

So, you’ve gone on a diet, things have been going well, and the weight has been coming off in a nice, steady fashion. Then, it happens. Suddenly, the numbers on the scale won’t budge. What’s happened? You’ve hit a weight loss plateau? As disheartening as this can be, especially after all of your hard work, […]

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Tips to Get Your Eating Under Control

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Do you have problems getting your eating under control while trying to lose weight? If so, you certainly are not alone. This is a common problem for many people. Research indicates that approximately 97 percent of people actually eat between meals. Snacking between meals can have a devastating effect on your weight loss plans, however. […]

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Are You Making These Common Weight Loss Mistakes?

Protein

Losing weight can be enough of a challenge, but your weight loss could actually be slowed by mistakes you’re making without even realizing it. Recognizing some of these common mistakes can help you take control of your weight loss strategy and begin shedding those stubborn pounds. 1. Overdoing Protein Consumption While it is true that […]

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Don’t Let The Scale Be The Reason Your Weight Loss Efforts Fail

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Does this sound familiar? You start working out and eating right and see the numbers on the scale drop, but then notice that you appear to be actually gaining weight as the numbers go up once again. This is a common problem experienced by many people. When you see the numbers on the scale rising, […]

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Hidden Sugar In Your Food – How to Find It and Eliminate It

Hidden Sugars

Almost every diet, even non-healthy fad diets, focuses on eliminating or restricting sugar intake. Why? Because it works. If you want to get healthy and lose weight, you have to reduce your sugar intake. It’s as simple as that. Sounds easy, right? Wrong! Sugar hides in just about everything you eat, and it can be […]

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Juicing: Is It Too Good To Be True?

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Juicing is the latest healthy craze, but you may be wondering if it’s too good to be true. There are a lot of people on the fence about juicing. Some preach by the liquid health benefits, while others just call it another fad diet. For starters though, juicing truly can’t be compared to any of […]

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Getting Bikini Ready Just In Time For Summer

Bikini Ready

Summer is fast approaching, and we’re all in a panic to shed those holiday pounds. There’s no better time to get starter than right now because before you know it, bikini season will be here. While getting significantly slimmer is just a matter of a couple weeks may sound impossible, you’ll be happy to know […]

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