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  • Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

    5 Supermarket Tricks that Sabotage Your Health

    Do candy bars have a tendency to jump off the shelves and into your cart when you’re at the supermarket? You’re not alone. From the weekly circulars to the cash register, the entire grocery-shopping experience is designed to ensure you spend as much time and money on junk food as possible. Don’t be dooped by sneaky supermarket tricks. Here are 5 ways you can outsmart the...   Read More »

  • Monday, September 15th, 2014

    5 Daily Habits That Blast Belly Fat

    America’s toddlers are currently our biggest losers. New federal data shows a dramatic 43 percent drop in obesity rates among 2 to 5-year-old children during the past decade. But don’t break out the celebratory cupcakes just yet. America still has a major weight problem, and now, it turns out, there are different types of belly fat to worry about—one of which you...   Read More »

  • Friday, September 12th, 2014

    6 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

    If anyone has ever told you that you’re stuck with your slow metabolism — they’re wrong. In fact, new research suggests that while energy expenditure is partly genetic, you can trick your body into burning calories more efficiently. Take your calorie-burning potential to the next level with these 6 surprising metabolism hacks:   1. Get your giggle on It’s no joke:...   Read More »

  • Sunday, September 14th, 2014

    5 Diet Tweaks to Slash Your Diabetes Risk

    If someone you know has ever struggled with the scourge of diabetes, you know what a devastating disease it can be. 25.8 million Americans have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association, and pre-diabetes—higher than normal blood glucose levels, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes—affects one in three U.S. adults over the age of 20. But the disease is a...   Read More »

  • Friday, September 5th, 2014

    5 'Health' Foods Worse Than a Donut

    There’s no way to sugarcoat it: We’re consuming too much sugar. And recently, the World Health Organization announced we should reduce our intake to a tiny 5 percent of daily calories—half of what the organization previously recommended. For someone on a 2000-calorie diet, new guidelines mean a sugar limit of about 100 calories, or 6 sugar packets.   That should be doable,...   Read More »

  • Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

    Top 5 Frozen Family Dinners

    There’s something distinctly retro about frozen dinners. It’s safe to say every kid who grew up in the 60s and 70s with parents that weren’t filthy rich remembers eating a Swanson dinner at one point in their childhood. And while modern families still shop the freezer aisle, many of today’s frozen entrees are loaded with blood-boiling levels of salt, trans fat (never a...   Read More »

  • Thursday, September 4th, 2014

    The Best & Worst Water Enhancers

    Beverage marketers have really outdone themselves this time. They’ve actually been successful at selling us “diet water.”  Think about that for a second.  Yes, you can buy little bottles of colorful liquid to squeeze in your water that say they add B vitamins and other vitamins and minerals, but let’s be clear, most of these flavor squeezers are just artificial...   Read More »

  • Thursday, September 4th, 2014

    6 Calorie-Slicing Pizza Tricks

    Pizza shouldn’t be that bad for you. Heck, it’s basically a caprese salad on a little bread, right? Unfortunately American food manufacturers have turned this Mediterranean masterpiece into a caloric monstrosity with enough sodium and fat per slice to make an artery cry. Welp. But pizza is delicious, and we want you to enjoy it. And you can! With these 6 simple pizza rules you can...   Read More »

  • Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

    The 5 Best Teas for Weight Loss

    What if I told you there was a soothing and tasty, calorie- and additive-free elixir on the market with the ability to cleanse away dietary sins, speed up weight loss and even prevent against disease? Yes! It’s true: Tea may be the healthiest drink of the century.   In fact, people have been enjoying soothing tea and the impressive beanies for thousands of years. One legend...   Read More »

  • Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

    Ultimate One-Day Detox

    So you overindulged. You had one too many cocktails, a few too many servings of [insert naughty food here], hardly any sleep … and now you’re paying the price. You feel bloated, lethargic, foggy, irritable — and I wasn’t going to mention the scale, but you’re probably panicking about that too. So now what?   Take a few deep breaths and consider the simple...   Read More »

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