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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 ...

Should Obesity Be Considered a Disease?

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word disease as "a condition of the living animal or plant body or of one of its parts that impairs normal ...

8 Odd Ways to Burn Calories this Summer

Summer time is all about enjoying yourself, so why sweat it out at the gym every day? Not only can the gym temperature be pretty unbearable, ...

Can Brown Fat Make You Thin?

Strange as it may sound, fat could hold the secret to weight management--brown fat, that is. That's why scientists funded by the NIH are exploring the ...

Why Are Trans Fats So Bad, Anyway?

Fat is fat, right? Well, not exactly--the truth is that not all fats are created equal. Far from it, certain fats lead to nasty diseases that ...

10 Steps to a Happier You

There are many ways that you can be happy. If you run a Google search, I am sure there are millions and millions of articles out ...

How Green Coffee Bean Extract Can Help You Lose Weight

A craze for green coffee bean extract has hit the weight loss supplement world all due to a compound contained in green coffee beans called chlorogenic ...

The Best 5 Vegetarian Protein Sources

Meat may seem synonymous with protein, but the truth is that fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes all have protein, too. In fact, most foods--even lettuce and ...

7 Foods that Are Infused with Caffeine

In the past, when you needed your morning caffeine fix to kick-start your hectic day, or the mid-afternoon slump has left you craving a java jolt ...

Can Eating at McDonald's Help You Lose Weight?

Recently, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson claimed that he lost 20 pounds just eating fast food--the McDiet if you will. How did CEO Thompson shed those 20 pounds, while ...

10 Good-for-You Foods that Cost Less than a Buck

A widely held belief exists that eating healthy is expensive. However, a study conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that, healthful eating ...

Nighttime Snacking: Why You Do It and How to Prevent It

Have you ever noticed that you have excellent willpower throughout the day to stick to your diet and exercise goals, but then things go haywire during ...

Losing Your Hair? It May Be Your Iron Intake

People have been trying to find a cure for hair loss for years. Adequate nutrition is essential for healthy hair and there is insufficient evidence that ...

Surviving on Starbucks for a Year - Can It Be Done?

A Seattleite named Beautiful Existence (her real legal name) decided to challenge herself to eating only Starbucks foods for all of 2013. She regularly updates her blog, ...

Vacation Fit: How to Stay Healthy on Vacation

This time of the year many of us find ourselves gearing up for that big summer vacation, whether a trip to some tropical locale or an ...

Kelly Osbourne Got Thin and You Can Too

Kelly Osbourne was never really the type of celebrity that people would look to for fitness advice. All that changed just a few years ago, and ...

Should You Smoke Alcohol to Lose Weight?

Smoking alcohol is trending among drinkers. Some think it is a health innovation while others think it should be outlawed. There are two ways to smoke ...

Take the "Fast" Out of Fast Food

While studying abroad in Florence, I became a pizza connoisseur. I actually mastered the phrase "May I have a slice of cheese pizza" in Italian to ...

How You Can Lower Cholesterol and Look Great Too

After a recent doctor's checkup, I received some frightening news...the seemingly bulletproof mentality of my twenties was shattered when I found out I have high ...

Does the "Fast Diet" Actually Work?

Wouldn't it be convenient if you could eat whatever you wanted, in whatever amount you desired, and still manage to lose weight? A popular new diet ...

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