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How You Can Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days (Video)

Tags: artificial sweeteners, healthy diet, sugar, video, videos, weight gain, weight loss

New research shows that sugar is biologically addictive; the more sugar you eat, the more you crave. The good news is that people can break the sugar addiction in 10 days. Watch this video to find out how.


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Avoid the Hidden Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)

Tags: added sugar, functional medicine, healthy diet, high-fructose corn syrup, sugar, video, videos, weight gain, weight loss

Watch this video to learn about the many ill effects of eating high fructose corn syrup, as well as strategies to avoid this sweetener.


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Can Buttered Coffee Give You a Better Body?

Tags: butter, caffeine, coconut oil, coffee, diet, energy drinks, sodium, weight loss

Bulletproof coffee is the latest trend, but does adding butter and oil to your morning jolt really pack the health punch proponents claim it does?


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Breakfast: Is It Still the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Tags: breakfast, healthy diet, morning, weight gain, weight loss

Two studies came out in recent months that seemed to say eating breakfast did not play a role in weight loss. They surprised many because for so long we all thought that we had to eat breakfast to be healthy and to lose weight.


The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

Tags: healthy weight, obesity, weight gain, weight loss

Find out which day is the one on which your weight is the least likely to fluctuate. This can make week-to-week comparisons more accurate and ultimately help to spur weight-loss success.


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U.S. Waistlines Keep Getting Larger

Tags: BMI, diabetes, healthy diet, obesity, overweight, weight gain, weight loss

The number of U.S. men and women with the kind of obesity that settles around the waist – which can indicate a greater risk of ailments such as diabetes and heart disease – has risen sharply over the last 12 years.


Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — and How to Succeed

Tags: diet, exercise, fitness, healthy diet, smoking, weight loss

Every year, people make resolutions, then abandon them by mid-January. Don’t just blame it on human nature. Instead, use these simple tips to stay on the health bandwagon.


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Are Your Favorite Foods Too High in Calories? (Infographic)

Tags: calories, calories and weight loss, dark chocolate, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, infographic, weight loss, whole grain

Just like sticker shock when you’re shopping for a car, you can get "tracker shock" when you’re trying to lose weight. Here are satisfying swaps for 13 surprisingly unhealthy foods.


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35 Easy Low-Cal Snack Ideas — Each Under 200 Calories

Tags: healthy diet, snacking, snacks, weight loss

Snacking is a dieter's trick but is also great for anyone who wants to avoid excessive hunger and overeating during meals. Enjoy these 35 delicious, low-calorie snacks between meals. Only 200 calories each!


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Low-Carb Eating May Be Best for Weight Loss, Heart Health

Tags: carbohydrates, diabetes, fiber, healthy diet, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, saturated fat, weight loss

If you’re looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat.