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5 easy ways to get rid of your muffin top fast


Summer is just around the corner which means you will soon be showing less skin. However if you packed on some pounds during this awful winter we had, chances are you are far from bikini ready. If you have been trying to hide that muffin top, the good news is you no longer will have to!

That's if you follow these tips to get rid of that muffin top in time for beach weather!

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5 Things you didn't know about agave nectar


Agave nectar has quickly become one of the most popular natural sweeteners replacing sugar, but not many people know what it is. With everyone eliminating high-fructose corn syrup and table sugar, agave seems like the ideal replacement because it's all natural

But what else is there to know about agave?

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5 Ways to lose weight like a man


If you've tried diet after diet with no luck, then you should probably consider eating like your hubby. Your man might hold a weight loss secret that you had no clue about! Have you ever noticed all he has to do is give up beer and he instantly loses 10 pounds? You on the other hand focus on your diet to the T and the scale doesn't budge.

It's okay, we've all been there! But we picked up some of our man's tricks to help you lose that weight once and for all!

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WATCH: The importance of a pap smear in hilarious rap video


When we make our annual visit to the gynocologist we know that it is an uncomfortable situation we'd rather avoid. That's why when I saw Nadia Kamal's video "Pap Rap" rapping about pap smears, I couldn't help but laugh. For one, she makes a point to raise awareness for cervical cancer and why it's important to have a pap smear done.

But the video itself imitates that of a modern day hip-hop video with equally as vulgar language. Wait till you see it!

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5 Ways your home is making you fat!

Sometimes, when we are trying to lose weight, we want to figure out what we need to change from our diets. Maybe we have been eating too many carbs and not enough greens ... but did you ever suspect that your home may be to blame? It might sound weird associating your home with weight gain, but you would be surprised to know the major role it could be playing around your waistline. 

Don't believe me? Read on to find out how!

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5 Foods that keep your breasts healthy & cancer-free


We try our best to eat well, exercise to stay in shape, but there can be one part of the body we are neglecting and don't even know it. I'm talking about our breasts! We do everything to make them look aesthetically pleasing, but what about taking care of them from the inside out?

Believe it or not there are some ways you can protect them from diseases such as breast cancer by changing up your diet.

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'Biggest Loser' winner Rachel Fredericksons gains 20 pounds & looks FANTASTIC!

Just a couple of months after Biggest Loser winner Rachel Frederickson shocked the world with her dramatic 155-pound weight loss on the show, the 24-year-old woman recently confirmed that she's gained about 20 pounds back--and she couldn't be happier about it.

Frederickson's big reveal on the finale stirred up a ton of controversy, with many taking to social media to proclaim her too skinny. Now, she says she's finally been able to find a happy medium ... and I have to say, she looks absolutely fantastic! Check out the results after the jump. 

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Latina mom dies after Brazilian butt lift procedure gone horribly wrong


After hearing about so many deaths related to plastic surgery, this one left me shocked the most. A 51-year-old mom of five from Florida died after having a Brazilian butt lift surgery gone wrong. Maribel Cardona went in for the procedure at Vanity Cosmetic Center in July after paying a non-refundable $4,000 down payment. The sad part is she was having second thoughts because of the risks involved, but decided to follow through to avoid losing the money she'd already spent.

She should have listened to her instinct because as she predicted, things went awry during the surgery.

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6 ways sex can make you skinnier & stronger

We've all heard that sex is good for our mental health (best stress relief ever!), but did you know it could help make you physically stronger too? Besides the calories you burn off in the bedroom, having more sex (whether solo or with a partner) can actually help you get better results from your workouts and keep you more fit. How?

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The dangers of unhealthy "food baby" bellies


Whether you're a mom or not, we've all had babies. A food baby that is! A food baby refers to when you eat so much that your belly starts looking like a baby bump. I've had it, you've had it, and ladies we need to stop! We know that overeating is bad for us, but did you know that having one too many food babies can be dangerous for us?

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there are plenty of reasons why we should practice self-control when eating.

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