Weight Loss

10 ‘Healthy’ Foods That Can Ruin Your Diet

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Have you ever wondered why, despite your hardest efforts and strict diets, you just can’t seem to drop that excess weight? What many fail to realize is that just because a product says “low calorie” or “fat-free,” it doesn’t necessarily mean that it will aid you in your weight loss endeavors. Realizing that those healthy little […]

Fine-Tuning Your Diet : 10 Simple Tips

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Sometimes we think we are making healthier decisions, when in reality, we can be choosing foods that are high in sodium and fat. Making sound, healthy decisions every day is not only important for our waist line, but also for our health. The new dietary guidelines coming out in 2015 are stressing the importance of […]

10 Best Protein Power Foods For Weight Loss!

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Until recently, protein was just a silent observer in the macronutrient game. Overshadowed by big brothers fats and carbohydrates that grabbed attention from health enthusiasts, proteins would show up only in RDA recommendations or in an athlete’s regime. The trend is changing. Triggered by the popularity of high protein weight loss diets and a boom […]

Demystifying the Cheat Meal

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Sticking to a healthy diet is hard enough without the temptation of cheating. Day in and day out, you eat the same meals – often meals unusual to your everyday diet. At some point, you’ll dream of that decadent piece of cheesecake or the fresh slice of pizza. And if you’re like most of us, at […]

5 Reasons You’re Not Leaning Out

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No matter how hard you try, you’re just not leaning out. Your killin’ it at the gym. You’re consistent. You’re eating right. So what’s wrong? YOU’RE BLOATED So you’re eating right and getting to the gym but still feel a little soft here and there? You may just be bloated. It may be as simple […]

All About Protein

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Protein shakes, drinks, bars, powders, and supplements – the ‘protein’ craze has captured the entire fitness industry and made it into mainstream nutrition.  Even everyday breakfast cereals are touting their protein content. With so much buzz about proteins, it is imperative that we understand this ‘desired’ macronutrient well. Whether it is in skin, hair, muscles, […]

Understanding The Obesity Epidemic

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We’re packing on more pounds than ever before, despite an increased awareness of the importance of physical fitness and diet. While we all know how important it is to eat healthy and exercise, it’s not always easy to follow those recommendations. If you’re having trouble keeping the pounds off, you’re not alone. Obesity has become […]

Why Drinking Plenty Of Water Is Essential For Fat Loss

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Water is one of the most important ingredients to the survival of the human body. For starters, over 60% of our bodies are made up of water – brains 70%, lungs 90%, and lean muscle tissue 75%. Blood, which carries oxygen and disease fighting cells and diffuses waste, is almost 83% water. We need to […]