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The 5 best fruits to lose weight

Many people think fruits and weight loss cannot go together. Well, this is one of the biggest misconceptions plaguing the fitness community. Fruits not only nourish your body with essential nutrients, but some of them even accelerates the fat burning process. Contrary to the popular belief, you can still lose weight while munching on these delicious treats.

Below, you will find five such fruits everyone should include in their diet to reap their weight loss benefits:

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7 Things you can do every day to lose weight

Losing weight can be a daunting task. Having this big, vague goal that we keep focusing on, such as "I will lose X pounds," can make it hard to ever cross that elusive finish line. I mean, where to even start, right? The key is to not only to make sure your goals are S.M.A.R.T. in the first place (that would stand for specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely), but also to slowly incorporate habit changes that you can stick with for the long run. Below are seven little things you can do every day to help you lose weight without feeling overwhelmed.

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The 8 most commonly mislabeled foods

Unfortunately, these days there are many food manufacturers with ethical boundaries far more flexible than what we'd hope for. In this article you will discover eight mislabeled foods that are really not what you think they are. 

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The 7 most dangerous foods you have in your fridge now


Food poisoning can be brutal, but is easily avoidable once you know which foods the bacteria love to lurk in. By being aware of the danger, you can then take the necessary safety precautions while handling those items.

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Everything you know about eggs is wrong!

I've been on a serious health craze since the beginning of this year. I only eat organic, I've cut down on meat, I eat more greens and I've even substituted boiled eggs for egg white omelets for breakfast. But now I'm hearing that egg yolks aren't actually as bad for you as I thought. In fact, you're actually missing out by not eating them!

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7 Shocking foods that control your appetite

Cutting down on calories is the guaranteed way to lose weight. But to avoid the feeling of hunger, you need to eat smart by filling your meals with food items that are naturally geared towards keeping you full for hours. Let me tell you which ones I'm talking about...

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6 Nuts that help you lose weight


Despite their small size, nuts are some of the most nutritious little treats nature has given us. In just a handful, nuts can provide our body with healthy fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and fiber. But like everything else, moderation is key. Bingeing on even the most healthiest nut can prove detrimental to your weight loss efforts because they are high in fat and calories.

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New diet trend: Talking yourself thin


There is no shortage to gimmicks when it comes to weight loss programs, but the latest has me wondering if it isn't full of hot air. Diet expert and hypnotherapist John Richardson is touting the powers of talking yourself to a slimmer body. Now I've heard everything! Richardson says that talking about your unhealthy habits and acknowledging your triggers is key if you want to lose weight.

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5 Diets that can kill you

When it comes to fad diets, don't believe the hype. More often than not, they're ineffective and dangerous. Yes, even healthy sounding eating plans like veggie-based diets or diets that require dieters to cut out starch, sugar or fat. Those are especially hazardous, as they basically deprive your body of the essential calories, vitamins and minerals it needs to function. In other words, these fad diets are actually dangerous starvation diets.

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9 Miracle foods that melt away fat


You don't have to wait to hit the gym to burn calories anymore. By adding the following foods to your diet, you can transform yourself into a 24 hour fat blasting machine. These foods look good on the plate, taste absolutely delicious in your mouth and once inside the body, they rev up the calorie burning process.

Fat burning has never been easier!

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