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20 Filling Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Any dieter's number-one obstacle: hunger! Load your plate with these super-satisfying foods and watch the pounds melt away.

Nutrition

Fruits to Lose Weight Effectively and Safely

There are many methods to reduce weight, but fruits are favored by a great number of people. Let's take a look at the following fruits to lose weight …

6 Brain-Boosting Foods That Should Be In Every Kitchen

When you're retraining your brain — trying to acquire a new habit or pick up a new skill — you'd be surprised by the little things that can have a …

13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire. Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that …

Tea

Book Blog | Waterstones

Baked Eggs with Potatoes

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 400°F(199°C).<p>Step 2<p>Push a metal skewer lengthwise through each potato.<p>Step 3<p>Place on a baking sheet and lightly rub with …

27 Fat-Burning Ab Exercises (No Crunches!)

Abdominal exercises to burn fat, flatten your belly, and strengthen your core.

Workouts

10 Ways To Make Your Day A Little Healthier

In order to create change, you have to make the decision that you <i>want</i> to change. Here are some of the tips that work for me and my clients; they can …

Four surprising tricks to eating healthily

From reheating your pasta to tactically skipping breakfast, Ross Edgley looks at four small lifestyle changes that can make all the difference to your health and wellbeing<p>The funny thing about eating healthily is that it's never really been that hard. We've become so obsessed with counting calories …

Mediterranean diet: 7 easy ways to do it right

The Mediterranean Diet is an amazing eating plan, according to loads of scientific evidence. It's recommended for longevity, weight loss, stopping heart disease and diabetes, and more — the message is clear about the real-life benefits of going Mediterranean in your diet.<p>But what exactly is it?<p>The …

Nutrition

Ultimate Paleo Chili

<i>By: Holly Gary</i><p>Servings: 6<p>Ingredients:<br>2lbs lean ground beef (good) or grass-fed ground beef (best)<br>2 medium onions, chopped<br>1 large green bell pepper, …

11 Beauty Products To Feed Your Coconut Oil Obsession

Our edit of the coconut oil-infused products that will make you softer, smoother, and scented like a tropical vacation.<p>Our edit of the coconut oil-infused products that will make your hair and skin softer, shinier, and scented like a tropical vacation.

Congestion Buster! Make Your Own All-Natural DIY Vapor Rub

Many people turn to Vicks® VapoRub® when they have a bad cough and congestion. The ingredients in Vicks really aren’t that objectionable, with the …

10 Things You're Not Doing with Coconut Oil, But Should

Build a Better Meal<p>Not only does it rally as an all-in-one beauty, health, and household MVP, but coconut oil is good enough to eat—literally. Dawn …

Skin Care

The Top 5 Exercises that Burn the Most Calories | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So many people would love to lose body fat. Whether the goal is to burn fat to allow muscles to shine through or you are looking to lose pounds, the …

Outsourcing

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

5 Ways Eating Cheese Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Spread Sandwiches With Cream Cheese, Not Mayo</b><br>Each tablespoon of full-fat mayonnaise has 94 calories and 10 grams of fat. A tablespoon of whipped cream cheese, in comparison, has 30 calories and just two and a half grams of fat. If you eat sandwiches on the regular, that can add up to some huge …

36 Foods That Help Detox and Cleanse Your Entire Body

<b>1. ARTICHOKES</b><p>Artichokes help the liver function at its best, which in turn will help your body purge itself of toxins and other things it doesn’t …

7 Brain Foods to Eat Every Day

These brain foods are packed with antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids that promote a strong memory and healthy diet for years to come<p>Ever notice …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

The 5 WORST Foods For Your Skin

<b>Sugar</b><br>Acne <i>loves</i> sugar. "Redness and inflammation will continue and be constant factors if sugar isn't removed from the diet," says Becky Sturm, founder of the online beauty shopping website StormSister Spatique. Pay extra attention to food labels—you may be surprised by how much sugar is in certain …

Eat a Mediterranean diet and stop counting calories to combat obesity, say doctors

It’s long been known that a Mediterranean diet is linked to a longer life – but it could make for a slimmer one too.<p>Despite featuring food often high …

Holistic Medicine

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

Can You Lose Weight From Working Out Without Dieting?

Photo: Getty Images<p>For some people, it's easier to go to the gym than it is to turn down a third slice of cake. But for others, the opposite applies. If you're trying to lose weight—aka burn more calories than you eat—common sense and basic arithmetic suggest that you should be able to either eat …

7 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight (or Keeping It Off)

Every year, millions of people swarm fitness facilities across the globe with one common goal in mind - to lose weight. <b>And really, that's the easy</b> …