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5 Science-Backed Ways to Lose Weight

5 Science Proven Ways to Lose Weight

Science has helped prove a lot of things – including effective weight loss methods. If you’re ever in need of persuasion on how, or if, something will work in regards to weight loss just remember these five proven methods of losing fat. 

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5 Pantry Items for Natural Healing

Often when we stock our cupboard, we are filling it with items that we use in cooking and baking, and while that is obviously important, you may be able to use some of these items for other, non-cooking things as well. When it comes to looking after your body, whether it be when you are sick, or just as a preventative routine, you don’t have to turn to drugs, antibiotics and over the counter meds to help you out. Instead, check out some of these natural ways to help you reach your healthiest self. Not only are they better for you, but they are cheaper, and have much less of a negative environmental impact! 

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7 Tips to Help With Healthy Meal Prep

7 Tips to Help With Successful Meal Prep

If you are trying to lose weight, by now you have probably realized that one of your best friends is meal prep. If you’ve got it all figured out and do it regularly, congratulations – I’m sure you’re seeing the benefits and feeling great about your success and dedication. If not, and you’re still struggling to get on board, here are 10 things that will make it easy and set you up for success:

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10 Quick and Easy Ways to Kickstart Your Weight Loss Goals

10 Quick and Easy Ways to Kickstart Your Weight Loss Goals

Sometimes the thought of losing weight and embarking on the journey can be daunting, overwhelming and downright scary.

Don’t make it hard on yourself.

Instead, start with small, simple changes that you can make one at a time and stick to, and these will eventually lead to long term success and lifestyle changes.

Here’s 10 ideas to get you started: 

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6 Foods to Curb your Cravings

It happens to us all: there are those days, when you just crave everything in sight (or not in sight), and when you just can’t seem to stop at one, no matter how hard you try. And I don’t care what anybody says, on those days, just trying to forget about it and sipping tea, doesn’t work.

Instead, opt for one of these healthier options to beat your cravings without throwing your diet out of whack:

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10 Weight Loss Condusive High Fiber Foods to Add to Your Diet

You are probably familiar with fiber, and most importantly, the need to increase it in your diet. But how much do you really know about it and why it’s important?

When it comes to health, fiber is a key player in keeping our bodies running at their prime. It helps aid in digestion and helps move food through our bodies so we can absorb the nutrients and eliminate waste properly.

More than that though, it fills us up and helps mitigate blood sugar spikes, thereby causing us to eat less and maintain a healthy weight.

Ready to add more fiber to your diet? Start with these 10 foods for a healthy digestive system and a good start on your weight loss goals:

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Protein 101 & How It Helps With Weight Loss

Protein 101 & How It Helps With Weight Loss

You’ve probably heard time and time again about protein – that you need more of it, that you should eat it at this time, don’t have it at this time, eat it in this form, don’t forget about this source, and make sure not to consume it from this source.

With all the different and conflicting information, it can be hard to discern what is important, what is correct, and what is just something that you heard on a weight loss commercial.

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25 Ways to Burn Fat and Lose Weight

Do you want to burn some fat & lose some weight this year? We put together an exhaustive list of 25 ways to help you get the body you want. Some tips involve diet, others fitness, some just lifestyle. Print this out and put it on your refrigerator or keep it at your desk to keep you motivated and remind you of all the ways you can work toward your goal!

Check out these 25 tips to help you burn fat and lose weight: 

1. HIIT exercises

High Intensity Interval Training involves all out intense levels of fitness for a short period of time, followed by a short rest. The idea is that your body has to enter anaerobic threshold during your periods of work, thereby working harder and burning more calories with minimal recovery. Try a 2:1 ratio, with 40 seconds of work and 20 seconds of recovery. Repeat 8-10 times and feel the burn!

2. Healthy fats

Fats insulate our body, keep our digestive tract lubricated and properly functioning and help us feel satiated. Not to mention, they are great for having healthy skin, nails and hair. Adding regular doses of healthy fat to your diet keep you feeling full and prevent you from overeating.

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6 Added Benefits of Losing Weight

6 Added Benefits of Losing WeightWhen we think of losing weight and the benefits it entails, we mostly associate it with physical changes and what we see when we look in the mirror. But for many people, the motivation and even the best reward is the other benefits that come from losing those extra pounds.

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5 Ways to Stick to Your Healthy New Years Resolutions

Now that you’ve set your resolutions (here are 6 ways to create healthy resolutions!) and have your goals lined up for 2016, it’s time to put your plan into action.

This year, don’t let your resolutions be another failed attempt to lose that 20 pounds you’ve been trying to get rid of since 2014. Instead, use these tips to make sure your new year’s resolutions stick and you reap the success of all your efforts:

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