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Clear the Clutter to Lose Weight

by Maria on February 21, 2015

I believe that clutter clearing is a very powerful, life transforming process which, among other things it does, may help you lose weight. It is considered that there’s a connection between straightening up our surroundings and weight loss.Clinging to possessions and struggling with one’s weight are closely linked. You no longer own your stuff; your stuff […]

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Eating prunes as part of a healthy lifestyle results in significant weight loss and waist circumference reduction. Though relatively high in calories for their size, prunes have a reputation as a dieter’s friend due to their being rich in  dietary fiber. They: Enhance fullness. Prevent constipation and contribute to normal bowel function. Keep hunger to […]

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It’s a fact that building muscle will help you burn more calories, increase your metabolism, and burn fat faster. Here are more muscle-building foods: Fish The fact is that to build muscle, you need to store new protein faster than your body breaks down the old stuff. Omega-3 fatty acids in fish can decrease muscle-protein […]

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When it comes to losing weight, there are diet foods that you should have always handy with you, or available at home. They will help you fill up on something healthy, and low-calorie, and resist the temptation to eat something that you should not eat. 1.       To get a low-calorie energy boost, eat rich in […]

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Sleep for Health and Weight Loss

by Maria on January 31, 2014

“Sleep is God. Go worship.” -Jim Bucher- New York Times best-selling author Research ties quality, and quantity of sleep to weight loss, better weight control, and better health. How Sleep Can Affect your Health, and your Ability to Lose Weight Getting less than 6.5 hours, and more than 8.5 hours of sleep has been linked […]

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Want to Lose Weight? Turn off the lights!

by Maria on December 26, 2013

It’s a fact that thermogenic processes in the body—including exertion through exercise and activity, generating heat in reaction to cold temperatures, digestion of food, and sleeping —raise metabolic rate, and cause the body to burn calories. Why is night-time darkness crucial for weight loss? New research indicates that the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, whose levels usually […]

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Lose Weight and Stay Healthy with Oats

by Maria on December 17, 2013

If you are serious about losing weight and staying healthy, you should consider including oats in your weight loss diet plan. How this Whole Grain Can Help you Lose Weight Oats have more soluble fiber than any other whole grain. The fiber in oats: Helps you feel full by triggering  hormones associated with fullness; Reduces […]

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The Power of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

by Maria on December 12, 2013

For many years, doctors and nutrition experts have preached that a low-fat diet is key to losing weight, and preventing health problems. However, research has shown that, more than just the amount of fat, it’s the types of fat you include in your healthy weight loss diet plan that really matter. While bad fats increase […]

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There is good scientific evidence that diets high in calcium are associated with increased metabolism and healthy weight loss. In fact, new research suggests that the more calcium there is in a fat cell, the more fat the cell will burn. How Does Calcium Work to Help you Lose weight? Weight control experts suggest that […]

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Healthy Carbs for Weight Loss

by Maria on November 29, 2013

Yes, it is possible to lose weight by including the right carbs in your weight loss diet. According to Health Nutrition News experts, carbohydrates don’t have to completely be eliminated from a diet, in order to burn fat fast. In fact, they claim that certain healthy belly-blasting carbohydrates will increase the body’s potential to burn […]

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High in dietary fiber, low-fat protein, vitamins, and minerals, bulgur is an excellent addition to your low-calorie meal plan that offers bulk, and nutrients to fill you up and, therefore, eat less and lose weight. What is Bulgur? Bulgur is what’s left after wheat kernels have been steamed, dried, and crushed. In fact, making wheat […]

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According to the November 2nd issue of Woman’s World, Dancing with the Stars pro, Karina Smirnoff’s weight loss secret is a tablespoon of olive oil a day! The monounsaturated fat-rich olive oil is a key component of the scientifically acknowledged Mediterranean diet, and is known for its health and weight loss benefits. How  Can Olive […]

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In biblical times water was the healthiest drink available, just as clean water is part of a healthy weight loss diet nowadays. “Daniel then said to the guard, whom the chief official had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, ‘Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and […]

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Here are some more health and weight loss staples of the fall season: Sweet Potatoes – One of the Unsung Heroes of a Fat-Fighting Diet Sweet potatoes have a reputation among health food advocates as one of the most densely nutritious low-calorie foods on the market. They are said to contain carotenoids that appear to […]

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Fall is the perfect time to try new, low in calories and high in fat-fighting fiber produce, packed with concentrated nutrients and flavors, to satisfy your taste buds, keep your health in shape, and help you lose weight at the same time! Moreover, in Chinese medicine, consuming foods that correspond to each season is thought […]

How to Speed up your Metabolism

by Maria on October 31, 2013

What is metabolism? Simply put, metabolism is the process of turning the food you eat into energy. In fact, every cell in your body plays a role in the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, lungs pumping, and muscles moving. The faster your metabolism, the more calories […]

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Apples: Weight Loss and Health Benefits

by Maria on October 29, 2013

Experts suggest that apples can help you lose weight. Here are some weight loss benefits of apples: They are low in calories and fat, and therefore, a great low-fat snack when you are in a hurry! Apples are low in sodium. Keeping your sodium low will help prevent water retention and excess water weight. The […]

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Gluten-free Diet for Weight Loss

by Maria on October 24, 2013

 Seriously, can you lose weight on a gluten free diet? What is a Gluten-free diet, anyway? Simply put, a gluten-free diet is one that excludes gluten – a protein found usually in wheat, barley, rye, oats, and bran. As a matter of fact, some people have lost weight going gluten-free. They claim that everyone should […]

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More Fat-Burning Comfort Foods

by Maria on October 18, 2013

Here are some more fat-burning comfort foods that will soothe your soul and delight your taste buds while helping you burn body fat. Red Wine Research suggests that the antioxidant resveratrol found in grape skins inhibits the production of fat cells. What’s more, a substance found naturally in red wine called calcium pyruvate helps fat […]

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Fat-Burning Comfort Foods

by Maria on October 15, 2013

Believe it or not, some foods that soothe your souls and delight your taste buds, can help you burn body fat and lose weight as well! Here are some of the fat-burning comfort foods: Hot chocolate Science has shown that cocoa in hot chocolate contains antioxidants, which can  reduce the levels of the stress hormone […]

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