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8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Blast Calories

Your metabolism It’s no wonder metabolism is a subject of fascination and speculation: The process that turns food into fuel powers all that we do. “Even when you’re sleeping, your body requires energy for things like breathing and repairing cell damage,” says Donald Hensrud, MD, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. The… Continue reading 8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Blast Calories

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Exactly How Much Fiber You Need to Eat Each Day to Lose Weight

BY MACAELA MACKENZIE  http://www.womenshealthmag.com SHUTTERSTOCK If the phrase “fiber in your diet” calls to mind images of your mom popping Metamucil tablets, we don’t blame you—fiber is basically the Golden Girls of the nutrient world. However, it’s also an essential for weight loss. Fiber is about as close to a magic weight loss ingredient as… Continue reading Exactly How Much Fiber You Need to Eat Each Day to Lose Weight

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5 Things That Are Making Your Heartburn Worse

ByKASANDRA BRABAW www.prevention.com NADIA BURAVLEVA/SHUTTERSTOCK We all know the feeling—a burning sensation in your chest and throat and a slightly bitter taste in your mouth. Yep, it’s heartburn, and almost everyone will experience it at some point in life, according to the National Institutes of Health. If heartburn is something that everyone faces, though, shouldn’t we… Continue reading 5 Things That Are Making Your Heartburn Worse

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7 Weekend Habits That Can Help You Lose 20 Pounds Or More

ByMOIRA LAWLER FOR WOMENSHEALTHMAG.COM   www.prevention.com SHUTTERSTOCK You might be a healthy-living all-star during the week, eating healthy and sticking to a daily sweat routine. But like clockwork, the weekend rolls around, and indulgent brunches and lazy Sundays knock you off course. “People get into this vicious cycle where during the week they stay true to… Continue reading 7 Weekend Habits That Can Help You Lose 20 Pounds Or More

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The 10 Worst Diets Ever, According to Nutritionists

BY KRISTEN DOLD  http://www.womenshealthmag.com SHUTTERSTOCK Let’s be real, you’ve probably been tempted to try a rando diet before. And it’s not your fault! When you’re looking to lose weight fast, it can be hard to get past the phenomenal before-and-after photos and see that a pill or celebrity trend isn’t the best idea. But that’s… Continue reading The 10 Worst Diets Ever, According to Nutritionists

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5 Most Crucial Carbohydrate Questions, Answered

ByMATTHEW SOLAN FOR BICYCLING.COM  http://www.prevention.com SHUTTERSTOCK Bicycling may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team. It is time to embrace carbohydrates instead of fearing them. Carbs are your main energy source, whether you’re cycling, running, swimming, or simply sitting around breathing. When digested, they are broken down into sugar for… Continue reading 5 Most Crucial Carbohydrate Questions, Answered

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A Hard Workout When You’re Angry May Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

ByAmanda MacMillan http://www.health.com Photo: Getty Images A hard workout may seem like a good way to blow off steam after a fight with your partner or a disappointing day at work. But it might be smart to avoid going all-out in the heat of the moment: A new study suggests that combining heavy physical exertion… Continue reading A Hard Workout When You’re Angry May Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

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This Is Your Perfect Day For Weight Loss

OCTOBER 7, 2016  TRAVIS STORK, MD, WITH PETER MOORE FOR RODALEWELLNESS.COM   www.prevention.com SHUTTERSTOCK Find out the best times to exercise and eat to maximize weight-loss results. You’ll boost metabolism, burn calories, and torch belly fat for 24 hours with these tips for healthy-eating and exercise. This article was originally published by our partners atRodaleWellness.com. START… Continue reading This Is Your Perfect Day For Weight Loss

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This Is the Secret to Keeping Weight Off for Good

BY JOELLE SMITH FOR MEN’S HEALTH   www.womenshealthmag.com SHUTTERSTOCK This article was written by Joelle Smith and provided by our partners atMen’s Health. Conquering your weight-loss goals feels awesome until the scale starts slipping back to where you started. But new Danish research suggests that if you can maintain your goal weight for a year, keeping… Continue reading This Is the Secret to Keeping Weight Off for Good

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Exactly How Much Fat You Should Be Eating Each Day

ByCOLLEEN DE BELLEFONDS FOR WOMENSHEALTHMAG.COM www.prevention.com SHUTTERSTOCK If you’re a fat-free-or-bust type of grocery shopper, it might be time to rethink your strategy. The line of thinking that labeled all dietary fat as public enemy #1 has officially become old school. After all, fats are essential for your body to create energy, to help keep you… Continue reading Exactly How Much Fat You Should Be Eating Each Day