It might not sound that tasty, but if you're looking to lose weight, apple cider vinegar should definitely be a part of your diet. In fact, research shows it can actually amplify your weight loss results. But how does it do it, and how do you work this miracle item into your weekly menu plan? Keep reading to find out.Continue Reading >
A healthy body starts with a clean foundation. Detoxification gives you just that: a clean system that is ready to absorb powerful nutrients from foods and eradicate cancerous and disease-causing compounds. Here we give you 12 food items that cleanse your system, boost your metabolism, nourish your body and strengthen your immunity.
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If you haven't heard of fenugreek, it's time you do--especially if you're trying to lose weight. Fenugreek is an exotic plant that grows in India and Northern Europe. With light green leaves, yellowish flowers, and a sweet, nutty taste, it's used as a flavorful herb in many overseas dishes.
Its leaves can be chopped up and added to prepared meals, or the seeds can be ground into powder and sprinkled on like a salt, pepper or any other spice. But apart from its unique flavor, fenugreek also have one more thing going for it: It can help you lose weight. Read on and I'll tell you how.Continue Reading >
Chamomile tea doesn't just offer a yummy afternoon pick-me-up, it's also a bona fide miracle drink that can improve your health, treat your ailments and help with weight loss. It may sound like an exaggeration, but chamomile tea really can do all these things--and more. If you're looking to lose weight, get fit or just become healthier, this powerful drink should be a part of your daily routine starting now.Continue Reading >
Are you hoping to lose weight or shave off some inches before bikini season hits? Then it may be time to work some lentils into your diet. Lentils are an extremely healthy legume (think peas, beans and peanuts) and they're packed full of nutrients, like magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, folic acid and calcium. But what's more than that: they can also aid in weight loss. Read on and I'll tell you how!Continue Reading >
There may not be a single magic pill, shake or over-the-counter solution to solve your weight woes instantly, but there is something you can do to improve your results. Get more magnesium. It sounds too good to be true, but the jury is in, and it seems like magnesium deficiency may be at the very heart of our nation's weight and obesity issues. Read on to find out how this essential mineral can be your best friend when it comes to losing all the weight fast.Continue Reading >
Though the guava is just a small, fist-sized fruit, it offers big impact on your health--particularly if you're looking to lose weight. Grown in Mexico, Central America and South America, this tropical fruit comes in green, yellow and maroon colors, and delivers a delicious, sweet taste that can't be beat. It's great in baked goods, as a jam or jelly, or just on its own. Actually, this is the best way to take advantage of all of its weight loss properties.
But taste aside, the most important part of the guava is the health benefits it offers. This superfruit is downright packed full of nutrients, offering up four times more vitamin C than an orange! Plus, it can actually help you lose weight faster. Don't believe me? Let's look at the guava further.Continue Reading >
If you've ever bought a Red Bull, Monster or other off-the-shelf energy drink, you might have seen the name "guarana" before. It's often one of the top-listed ingredients. And while you might assume it's just another unnatural additive, thrown in there to rev you up, give you a sugar rush, and keep you going, you couldn't be further from the truth. Guarana is actually a fruit, one that hails from the Amazon basin of South America. The seeds of guarana fruit are often used for their stimulating properties, which provide energy, mental alertness and vitality when taken as a supplement or in food or drink.
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As someone who's gone up-and-down in weight her whole life, I know now that eating healthy is ALL about keeping the weight off and I am absolutely determined to make sure that I do the same with my family. That's why I think it's very important to eat real food, instead of processed junk--and even teaching the kids to eat real food, too! Why? Well, good habits start early. If you constantly fight with your kids about eating their veggies and opting for healthier choices, I have a few suggestions on how you can teach them and make it easier for everyone involved. Read on and find out how!Continue Reading >
By making small alterations to your daily diet and fitness routine, you'll be well on your way to achieving your weight loss goals. The premise is simple: managing your weight is about the amount of calories you take in versus burn off. Cutting calories doesn't have to be challenging. Here are eight changes you can make to your routine and get you started down the path to success.Continue Reading >