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The 10 Best Superfoods

A superfood is any food that’s particularly healthful or beneficial. True, it’s also sometimes a term used to try to get you to buy an expensive smoothie, but there really are some foods out there that pack a doozy of a nutritional punch. Make a little more room for superfoods in your life. Beans and […]

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3 Fast Food Fake-Out Recipes

Sometimes we all want a fast-food cheat. These three recipes are inspired by the high-fat, calorie-dense originals, but are remade in a healthier way. While these recipes can’t really be considered “health food,” they are a great way to indulge without busting the dietary bank. Fake-Out 1: Taco Bell’s Taco Supreme By using lighter ingredients, […]

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7 Sneaky Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Your metabolism controls the number of calories your body burns per day, so the faster your metabolism runs, the more calories you burn. For those trying to lose weight and get in shape, boosting your metabolic rate is the smart way to go. Unfortunately, that’s often easier said than done. Good news: we’ve got a […]

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5 Extremely Stupid Diet Myths

It’s almost impossible to turn on the TV or radio these days without being bombarded with advertisements for the latest developments in weight loss and dieting, all of which guarantee that you will shed pounds with minimal change or sacrifice on your part. But stop and think about it… if it was truly that easy […]

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Last Minute Bathing Suit Exercises

Summer has arrived, which means you are bound to find yourself in a swim suit at some point. Instead of hiding inside, under a coverup, or loathing your appearance, you can do a few quick and easy moves that will make you feel sleek, light and beautiful. These simple moves target your most troublesome areas […]

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10 Healthy and Delicious Desserts

There’s a science behind our sometimes irrational craving for sweets after dinner. Sugar causes our brains to release the chemical serotonin, which we know boosts our mood and causes us to feel more relaxed. Further, we are creatures of habit, and a study from the Journal of Nutrition shows the regular consumption of sweets can […]

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The 4 Best Exercises to Tone Your Thighs

Toning your thighs can be a tedious process. Unlike conventional weightlifting, muscle toning requires the use of lesser amounts of weight and careful attention to repetition. Toning is a process vastly different from strength development. As opposed to building muscle mass, toning is a process of making muscle appear more defined. A successful thigh-toning workout […]

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What’s Better: Walking or the Elliptical?

When you’re looking for an effective cardiovascular workout, the array of machines at the gym can quickly become overwhelming. It can be hard to decide which machine will give you the best outcome and help you get to your goals. Do you go for the treadmill, the elliptical, or just head outside for a walk? […]