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The Skim Scam : The Truth about Low-Fat Milk & Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight, avoid heart disease and diabetes? Avoid full-fat dairy products and stick to skim. Says your doctor. Says the nutritionist on that talk show. Says your best friend. Says the latest release of the American dietary guidelines. Says just about everyone you’ve ever met, for as long as you can remember. Until now. Figuring Out Fat A… Read More

This Saturated Fat actually BURNS Fat!

Perhaps you’ve already heard: unfortunately, we had it all wrong about diet and weight loss for so many years. The stubborn myth that eating fat is what makes you fat is completely FALSE (if you haven’t heard, or you still aren’t sure, read this). In fact, new research shows that one specific type of saturated fat may actually drive fat… Read More

Fool-Proof Smoothie Formula

One of the most attractive things about drinking smoothies for weight loss is that there are about a billion and one ways to make them. And one of the most dangerous things about drinking smoothies for weight loss is that there are about a billion and one ways to make them. The problem lies with a few common blender blunders… Read More

Eat As Many Carbs As You Want To Lose Weight – Here’s How

The low-carb diet fad hit hard in the early 2000’s, and its popularity continues to reign supreme among weight loss enthusiasts today. Indeed, many people have seen impressive weight loss results from adopting a low-carb lifestyle, and scientific evidence supports that carbohydrate regulation is a more effective way of losing weight and improving health than low-fat and low-calorie approaches. However,… Read More

8 Reasons You should STOP Eating High-Fructose Corn Syrup

“I’m fine, I NEVER eat corn syrup.” But if you’ve ever eaten any store-bought breakfast cereal, soda, bread, baked goods, candy bars, granola bars, ketchup, cookies, crackers, BBQ sauces, yogurt, jam, pastries, ice cream, salad dressing, marinades, pie crust, hot dogs, crackers, juice cocktails, whip cream, canned soup…baby food…even cough syrup!…than you have eaten high-fructose corn syrup. In fact, like… Read More

The More-Sex-Less-Belly-Fat Superfood You Can Find at the Local Grocery Store

What has the power to majorly stoke your sex drive and metabolism at the same time? According to research, it’s berries. Prized as aphrodisiacs since ancient times, science now has the research to back berries as major boosters of sexual function for both men and women. Numerous studies have also linked these tart treasures with a bushel-load of other major… Read More

Top Weight Loss Foods that Really Fill You Up

One of the most common things that puts people off of “dieting” is the fear of dealing with constant nagging hunger pangs. It’s true, hunger can be a dieter’s worst enemy – but not necessarily for the reasons you think. Certainly, eating for weight loss involves adjusting what, when and how much you eat throughout the day. However, a constant… Read More

Are “Negative-Calorie Foods” Real or Myth?

Most weight loss diets ask you to practice some form of portion control, and this is usually the part that dieters find to be the most challenging (or a compete turn-off from the very concept of dieting all together). That’s why a far more appealing weight loss strategy for many people is the idea that you can eat as much… Read More

4 No-Carb Pasta Alternatives

One of the first steps of many weight loss plans is to go on a Search & Destroy mission through your pantry for all highly refined carb foods in your daily diet. For pasta lovers, this can be a brutal blow to the system. Not to worry – a healthy weight loss plan shouldn’t leave you drowning in pasta pipedreams,… Read More

Roasted Sweet Potato & Feta Dinner Salad

Naturally sweet while low on the glycemic index, roasted sweet potato not only adds warmth to this meal, but also brings a boost of fat-blasting fiber that fills you up fast and helps to bust cravings. Pumpkin seeds and walnuts are high in hormone-balancing zinc and healthy fatty acids, while feta cheese is pleasantly creamy, high in calcium and protein.… Read More