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Why Low Calorie Diets are an Ineffective Way to Lose Weight

As frustrating as weight loss can already be, low calorie diets are not the answer to losing fat. Many diet programs exist that recommend an extremely low calorie intake to lose fat. To keep things […]

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The Proper Diet to Build Muscle and Get Ripped

For years I spent a lot of time in the gym trying to get “ripped,” or really develop the tone in my muscles. My workout program changed frequently, but I could not quite the get […]

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Can I Eat Watermelon With Diabetes?

As doctors, we preach to our patients to “improve your diet, stay away from sweets, etc.” The most common question is “Well, what about watermelon and diabetes?” It’s true that watermelon contains its fair amount […]

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How to Avoid Eating Out Streaks

Avoid Eating Out!

I love New Orleans, and I love the great cuisine this city has to offer. I have to admit to taking advantage of eating out from the many tasty restaurants in the region. […]

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Slow, Mindful Eating Can Help You Lose Weight!

If you are looking for a simple way to avoid packing on the pounds, slow, mindful eating may be another practical tool to add to your weight loss tool box.

You may have come […]

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Healthy Coffee Recipe: Boost Your Health!

This Healthy Coffee Recipe is a guest post and recipe provided by Joyce Barbee.

If you start each day with a cup of coffee like most of us, why not make a healthy coffee and apply¬†a […]

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Should I Take Vitamins? Vitamins May Be Causing More Harm Than Good

Q: Should I take vitamins to supplement my health and prevent disease?

A: I have been skeptical about the use of vitamins for years, which has been a shared suspicion of many nutritionist. The school of […]

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Glucosamine for Tendonitis: Supplementation May Speed Tendon Recovery

Supplements in general are a waste of time and money. However, glucosamine (glucosamine chondroitin) is a supplement that has been researched in improving joint symptoms associated with osteoarthritis. The Cochrane Database cites many high quality […]

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Caffeine May Raise Temperature and Cause Fever

Caffeine. One of the most beloved substances in the world today. The positive effects of caffeine are hard to beat: energy and improved awareness. New research is now reporting the beneficial health effects related to […]

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