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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

April 27, 2017

Blog, Weight Loss

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in […]

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

April 20, 2017

Blog, General Health Info

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is […]

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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll […]

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Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help Yes, we’re talking testosterone. That muscle-building hormone. But I’m not going to recommend that you take any anabolic steroid hormones or anything like that. I am going to give you two solid tips on how you can boost your testosterone levels naturally with […]

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Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

March 15, 2017

Diet, Weight Loss

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help […]

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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. […]

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Four Fat Facts

January 27, 2017

Blog, Diet

Four Fat Facts

Remember the fat-free boom that swept the country in the 1990s? We avoided all kinds of foods with fat: cheese, eggs, meat, even nuts and avocados. Most of the experts were recommending a low-fat diet to prevent heart disease but we ended up with a diet full of sugar (lots […]

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Celebrate Winter – Stay Cool!

December 29, 2016

Blog, Weight Loss

Celebrate Winter – Stay Cool!

It’s now officially winter and most people start counting the days until spring. However, you can take solace in the knowledge that being outside, in the cold, can help burn calories (or keeping rooms cool). Human studies have shown that exposure to cold temperatures may significantly increase calorie burning by […]

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Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season Two down, two to go. You made it through Halloween with all that candy and then Thanksgiving. There’s still Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa and New Year’s with all their accompanying temptations. So maybe your resolve wasn’t so strong in the face of […]

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“If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.”

“If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.”

So says novelist Sue Grafton. But for most women it’s what Christian Louboutin stated: “Pleasure with pain”. I can honestly say I don’t miss having to wear heels for work every day. But, I do like to put on a pair from time to time as I like being a […]

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