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The Battle Over Belly Fat

The Battle Over Belly Fat

Spring is around the corner and time is running out to blast that winter belly! In fact, many guys of a certain age worry about belly fat. And for lots of us, hitting the gym, starvation diets, and extreme workouts sometimes don't even do the trick. The key may be in a diet mostly of monounsaturated fats —a healthy ...

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Eat Healthier Snacks

Eat Healthier Snacks

Who doesn’t like a fulfilling snack once in a while? In fact, snacking can be an important part of your balanced diet. Healthy snacks like fruits, nuts, etc. keep our blood sugar stable, boost metabolism and reduces calories consumed overall. 5 Tips to Healthier Snacks Check the Fiber Count. A snack high in ...

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2 Turkey-Day Leftover Dishes

2 Turkey-Day Leftover Dishes

If Thanksgiving is the ultimate American family holiday, then nose-diving into Thanksgiving leftovers has to be one of America's ultimate holiday pastimes, right?  How many of us know folks who actually buy a bigger bird and make extra sides just to ensure there are extras to savor in the days after the big meal? ...

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You Can Prevent Winter Weight Gain

You Can Prevent Winter Weight Gain

Are you at a healthy weight? If so, you're already one step ahead of the game. To stay that way, activate your fat prevention plan now. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as people age, the body composition shifts — the proportion of muscle decreases and the proportion of fat increases. We ...

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30 Days of Fitness

30 Days of Fitness

Starting the next phase of your weight loss regimen is a piece of cake, a piece of rice cake that is. We all know that starting something is one of the hardest things to do so kudos for sticking out the first month of your new fitness routine. Keep it up! By following the first month guidance, chances are that ...

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The ‘5 Second’ Rule

The ‘5 Second’ Rule

Most people have invoked the "five-second rule" after dropping something tasty on the ground at least once or twice in their lives. Is that food really safe to eat? Probably not, a new study says. After putting the five-second rule to the test, researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., found ...

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Dried Plums Lowers Cancer Risk

Dried Plums Lowers Cancer Risk

Dried fruit is just regular fruit without its original water content, so why do some nutritional experts endorse dried fruit while others recommend fresh fruit? A recent study presented at the 2015 Experimental Biology Conference in Boston has found that eating dried plums can help lower our risk for colon cancer by ...

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