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The Weight Loss Secrets of the Mediterranean & Japanese Diets

Japan and the Mediterranean regions are both widely known for having populations that are both leaner, live longer and have less disease than most other places in the world. Amazingly, both populations have demonstrated reduced risks of obesity by an average of 25 percent, stroke by an average of 25 percent, cancer by an average of 31 percent, and Parkinson’s… Read More

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

Eating when you’re feeling down isn’t usually the best idea. We all know it. But do it anyway. Then, sure enough, that box of chocolate-glazed donuts that promised to quickly lift you right back up to happy land leaves you feeling even worse afterward, once the sugar-high dissipates. On the other hand, certain super foods actually do have genuine healing… Read More

5 Reasons You’re Addicted to Salty Snacks

Why does the house always win at the “betchya can’t eat just one” betting table? Because they’re banking on you being part of the human race. So you keep losing all your chips down your face hole in every hand full. Darn it. Humans are hard-wired to love salt, a craving that hails back to ancient times when salt was… Read More

How Eating 3 X More Food Led to Healthy Weight Loss

Harvard anthropologist Richard Wrangham theorized that our ancient hunter-gatherer ancestors may have been eating about 12 pounds of food each and every day! What would likely happen to us, in today’s times, if we each ate 12 pounds of food every day? Weight gain, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer. So what gives? Why can’t we get away with it anymore?… Read More

Top 10 Best Foods for Health & Weight Loss

Do you believe that you’re the master of your own fate? Certainly, there’s so much in life that seems to spin completely out of your control. But there is a lot in your life that definitely is very much in your court – much more than you realize, perhaps. It starts with what you place in your mouth every day.… Read More

Goodbye Carb Cravings! Break-Up with Sugar for Good

Why is it so hard to quit sugar? No matter how much will-power you muster against it, those cravings keep creeping up on you, especially during times of stress or when you’re feeling down. It’s not just you. Sugar is a highly addictive substance for everyone. Research shows that sugar stimulates the same brain pathways as some of the most… Read More

Chill Out with Ice-Cold Protein Pops

Pass on sugary, artificially-colored popsicles this summer and stock your freezer with these all natural, refreshingly icy protein pops instead. Incredibly easy to throw together, made with natural ingredients and deeeeeeee-lightfully delicious, they’re the perfect cool-down treat to beat the heat. They’re also an excellent source of high-quality protein that helps you slim and trim down for bathing suit weather.… Read More

SCAM UNCOVERED: Find Out Who’s Been Selling You Phony Protein

An increasing slew of recent lawsuits is starting to bring a disturbing underground trend in the supplement industry to the media limelight. One after another, several big brand-name supplement companies are being called out for spiking their protein powders with cheap fillers and fraudulently advertising higher protein content than their products actually contain, scamming product control testing and misleading health-conscious… Read More

Too Busy? 8 Clever Meal Hacks to Make Weight Loss Eating Easy

The bitter internal monologue of our generation goes something like this: She lost weight and got into great shape by eating healthy, carefully portioned, wholefood-based weight loss meals at steady regular intervals throughout the day? Must be nice to be her. Must be nice having no job, absolutely no responsibilities, no other time commitments or expenses, nobody else to take… Read More

How Your Gut Bacteria Help You Lose Weight – If You’d Only Just Let Them

We’re pretty certain that there’s an ever-rising obesity epidemic going on in America right now. We’re just not sure of why. Researchers have postulated several different theories as to why the bodies of Americans seem to keep getting fatter and fatter as the years go by, from excessive calorie consumption, to less physical activity, to harmful food additives, to inherited… Read More