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12 Healthy Superfoods You’ve Been Throwing In Your Trash (with Recipes!)

With the rise of modern farming techniques, plant engineering and depleting soil quality, the nutritional content of our fruits, vegetables and general food supply has been sadly spiraling downwards. Our ancient ancestors were getting far more nutritional bang for their buck when they bit into a wild fruit or vegetable in comparison to what we eat today on a daily… Read More

Kale & Quinoa Salad with Chili Avocado Cream

This hearty, healthy and flavor-rich power salad fulfills all high-brow entrée salad demands: Its Pinterest-worthy rainbow food in a bowl It perfectly executes a flavor tight-rope balancing act between pleasantly sweet and spicy heat It’s a texture circus of satisfying crunch and luxurious creaminess It fills you up and perfectly satisfies a nagging appetite It charges you up with potently… Read More

Eating Clean but Still Not Losing Weight? Here’s Why

Dear SLIMQUICK Coach, I’m really frustrated!!! I’ve been struggling with my weight for so many years, and about six months ago, I finally decided to stop complaining about it and to do something about it already! So I’ve become really careful about what I eat, I cut out soda, fried foods, white flour, most sugar. I treadmill run or spin… Read More

The Other Problem that Comes with Weight Gain

While it’s certainly not always the case for everyone, weight gain and constipation are often two chronic issues that are experienced together for a lot of people. And while they’re often treated as two different problems that need to be tackled separately, they are often symptoms of the exact same underlying problem, getting in the way of your health, daily… Read More

Light & Comforting Broccoli Soup

Enjoy a light yet creamy comfort bowl packed with fiber, phytonutrients, vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin E. Far lighter and lower in fat and calories than classic cream of broccoli soup, this dish still boasts tons of flavor infused with fresh thyme and buttery mushroom. Red lentils thicken up the soup nicely while giving it a beneficial boost of… Read More

16 Heavenly Chocolate Recipes that Are Good for You

We all leaped up into the air, clicked our heels and whooped for joy when scientists announced that our mocha smothered fantasies were real indeed – by George, chocolate is good for us! Studies showed that cacao’s cardiovascular benefits included lowering blood pressure, reducing vascular inflammation and clotting, improving arterial blood flow, decreasing bad cholesterol levels and reducing the risk… Read More

Liquids & Weight Loss: Controversy Finally Put to Rest

A famous Y2K study created quite a stir when it suggested that drink calories may have a higher chance of contributing to weight gain than calories from solid foods. The researchers added 28 spoons of sugar to the daily diets of two groups of participants for one month, spooning it out in the form of jelly beans for one group… Read More

Top 6 Best Carbs for Breakfast

Many dieters have had a fear of carbs shoved down their throats. But while breakfast bagels, donuts and frosted flakes definitely won’t do a body good when trying to lose weight and improve your daily health and energy levels, here’s a delicious little secret you can savor: the best time to consume carbs is in the morning. Carbohydrates are an… Read More

The Food that Ruins Your Love Life

We’ve accepted that what you put into your mouth will eventually come to affect your waistline. But we don’t often think about what it could be doing beneath it. The hormones in your body are all interconnected, working in harmony and interdependently to regulate every single process and function that takes place in there. The status of your insulin hormone,… Read More

Don’t Waste Your Time with These 5 “Weight Loss” Snacks

Americans sure do like their snacks. Snacks weigh down the average American’s daily diet with an additional 580 calories per day, and more than half the country said they prefer snacking over meals, according to one recent study. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Eating several small mini-meals throughout the day in place of the standard 3-square-meals model is a… Read More