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Finding Hidden Calories in Your Diet

Finding Hidden Calories in Your Diet

It’s a common complaint – you do your best to diet, yet the extra weight remains. One reason why losing weight can be so difficult is that we often underestimate the amount of calories in foods. Listed below are six ...

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Cutting Out the Bad Carbs

Cutting Out the Bad Carbs

How Refined Carbohydrates Affect your Health Chances are you’ve heard a lot about carbohydrates in the past. This attention is certainly warranted, as carbohydrates play a major role in our diets and everyday lives. However, many consumers seem to be ...

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Giving Your Health a Boost with Beans

Giving Your Health a Boost with Beans

At first glance, beans don’t seem to be the most glamorous of foods, and may not appear to be an excellent source of nutrition. Their bland appearance, however, belies their numerous health benefits. By learning more about beans and their ...

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8 Ways to Keep Off Holiday Weight

8 Ways to Keep Off Holiday Weight

Holidays are wonderful time, full of family, friends and food. Oh yes, the food – tasty treats seem to be everywhere at holiday time. Unfortunately, all of this additional snacking soon adds up, leading to bulging waistlines and New Year’s ...

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Six Risk Factors for High Blood Pressure

Six Risk Factors for High Blood Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly a third of American adults suffer high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). In addition to putting the body at greater risk of numerous health problems, high blood pressure ...

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Examining The Cycle of Overeating

Examining The Cycle of Overeating

Even if you’re overweight, eating too much food on a regular basis can be a tough habit to stop. This fact helps to explain the growing rate of obesity in the United States. If a report in the journal Nutrition ...

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