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Six Metabolism Boosting Foods for Faster Weight Loss

Metabolism is the process of how the body converts what you eat and drink into energy. Even at rest, the body needs energy provided by calories ...

How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?

OverviewBeing overweight increases your risk for chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, and may have negative psychological implications. A review published in 2010 in Archives ...

Dark Chocolate vs. Milk Chocolate vs. White Chocolate

With the wide variety of chocolate available, including milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate, how can you tell which is the best for your health ...

Yerba Mate Nutrition Facts

Commonly consumed in herbal teas or as dietary supplements such as energy drinks, caffeinated Yerba mate is an herb made from holly plants grown in South ...

Do You Really Want to Spend 23 Minutes to Burn Off 1 Coke?

In one of their latest commercials, Coca Cola asks,"What if there were a new, fun way to pay for a Coke?" No, they're not talking ...

Does Alcohol Really Cause "Beer Belly"?

You might notice a man struggling to fit his large stomach underneath the bar at a pub and assume he's a regular beer drinker because of ...

How Many Calories Do You Really Burn Each Day?

While it seems like it might be a relatively easy question to answer, the number of calories a person burns each day can vary widely based ...

6 Awesome Ways to Burn 400 Calories in One Hour

Burning 400 calories in a single hour is an attainable goal for most able-bodied individuals. Of course we burn calories by breathing and performing normal daily activities, ...

The 8 Most Unhealthy Items at Chinese Restaurants

Traditional Chinese food varies significantly depending on what part of China you visit. Chinese food is not inherently unhealthy, but there is definitely a plethora of ...

Is There Such a Thing as "Good" Sugar?

Amid a whirlwind of attacks against high-fructose corn syrup, the health-conscious set has been scrambling for alternatives. Enter agave, cane juice and even a resurgence of ...

The 5 Most Unhealthy Comfort Foods

Comfort foods are a favorite among many, and for good reason. With the first bite, they instantly provide us that warm, fuzzy feeling and can bring ...

How to Avoid Drinking Way Too Many Calories This Holiday Season

You know better than to stuff yourself silly with buttery rolls and pies at the holiday table, but are you aware that your drink choice can ...

4 Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of pretty much the most festive season on the American calendar. With Christmas and New Years following close behind--and the abundance of ...

The 5 Most Fattening Thanksgiving Foods

It's no secret that Thanksgiving is among the least diet-friendly holidays on the calendar. Who can resist the savory aromas of casseroles and pies wafting from ...

6 Halloween Candies That Aren't Too Bad for You

Halloween is just around the corner and you know what that means...CANDY. You can barely escape it. It's everywhere: at the grocery store, your office, ...

You Can Burn a Ton of Calories Doing This...

Do you have a green thumb? If so, you may also have a slim figure. Gardening can help gear you up for weight loss for a ...

How Many Calories are You Really Eating? You May be Surprised

Calorie counting is easy, right? Just read food labels and crunch a few numbers. While tracking calories may seem like a no-brainer, the truth is that ...

Are Skinnygirl Drinks Better for You than Regular Cocktails?

Been in the alcohol aisle of the supermarket lately? Well, if you have you've no doubt seen the Skinnygirl brand, which offers a lower-calorie solution to ...

Why Some People Can Eat A Lot and Stay Thin

We all have that one friend who seems to defy all laws of calories and weight gain. You know, the one who can put down jumbo-size ...

3 Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Alcohol

A night out for drinks with friends once or twice a week, a weekend of binge drinking, or just one drink a night: what type of ...

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