Maggie Carpenter

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How Coca-Cola affects your body when you drink it

Sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered …

Can Eating Right Really Prevent Cancer?

Experts chime in on the diet-disease link.<p>Cancer is scary—mostly because it happens so randomly and seems so totally out of your control. And let us be clear: A cancer diagnosis is never anyone's <i>fault</i>. In fact, a study published earlier this year found that two-thirds of adult cancer incidences can …

5 (Definitely Unhealthy) Things I Did When I Tried To Be Healthy

At one point in my life, I was a Twinkie away from weighing 300 pounds. It wasn't a good look for me, and it certainly didn't do my organs and …

Take Speedflex personal trainer Tom Wanless' test to see how fit you are

How fit are YOU? Take the test that will determine your real physical health (and it's as easy as touching your toes)<p><b>Fitness assessment created by</b> …

10 Superfoods That Can Help You Achieve More Restful Sleep

When we think about the main things that keep us healthy, like nutrition, sleep and exercise, it's easy to envision them as parallel highways, with what we do in one lane having little effect on another.<p>But as scientists continue learning about the complex biological processes that keep us running, …

How junk food damages your body in 9 days or less

You don't have to be a rocket scientist–or even a dietitian–to know that binging on junk food is bad for your body. But sometimes the call of a greasy burger and fries is stronger than your nutrition knowledge. You say to yourself, "It's just one little burger. I'll eat a healthy dinner. It can't …

Beet Juice Improves Exercise Performance Workout

Sports drinks are an acquired taste (not to mention they're filled with sugar). If you skip Gatorade during long workouts, we've got a better, healthier suggestion for you: beets. Drinking beet juice can apparently improve your fitness level and help you exercise harder, according to a new study …

Are Wraps Really Healthier Than Sandwiches?

You know that thing you do at the deli where you decide you're gonna get a <i>healthy</i> lunch and, in an earnest attempt to do the right thing, ask your sandwich artist to put it on a wrap instead of bread? You can stop doing that now.<p>Experts say that wraps are oftentimes more processed and higher in …

7 Emergency Health Foods to Keep on Hand When Sugar Cravings Hit

Cravings for sugar are one of the most difficult times to deal with. Otherwise, we wouldn’t feel like we were in a battle just trying to resist a …

Nutrition

Snack Attacks for Runners

Eating between meals is a great way to fuel training if you do it right.<p>Whether you’re cutting calories or looking to add more nutrients, smart snacking—emphasis on <i>smart</i>—can play an important role in helping you meet your goals. Low-calorie snacks can help fill the void between meals, giving you …

Snacks

3 Odd Raw Foods That Fight Abdominal Fat

The World Health Organization has stated that obesity and being overweight are amongst the leading causes of premature death in developed countries. …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also …

Exercise

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve and this week's other famous-guy grooming moves.<p>8 Photos21 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Best …

Yogurts That Help You Lose Weight and Feel Better

A new study has found that probiotic-laced foods like yogurt can balance out your gut bacteria in a way that significantly improves the way you feel …

The 10 best slimming fruits & vegetables

Added on July 19, 2015 klpost Fruits , slim , vegetables<p>Many of us spend the summer holidays getting back into shape and working off some extra …

How to Get Abs Fast in 4 Weeks - 3 Tips to Burn Belly Fat to Get Hot, Sexy Six Pack Abs by Summer

Do you know how to get abs in just 4 weeks period? Are you thinking to achieve 6 pack abs this year? But many of us are still wondering how to …

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The 1000 - Calorie Diet Vs. The Lemon Juice Diet

Thousand-calorie a day diets take off a few pounds fast. They are guaranteed to remove water weight. The liver keeps an emergency reserve of sugar in …

The diet to beat diabetes: Eating more fruit and veg and cutting out sugar is the simplest way to avoid condition as report warns 12million are at risk

• <b>Report warns teenagers are now getting diabetes as Britain faces epidemic</b>• <b><br>Health chiefs warn we need to cut our sugar intake by half to stay</b> …