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5 Foods Your Body Hates…

We all have foods we love and hate. Sometimes, depending on how they are cooked, they are the same. Most veggies, for example. Roasted asparagus spears or broccoli, drizzled with some olive oil and lemon or salt—mighty fine! Boiled to death—where is the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Vegetables?!
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How to Naturally Detox Yourself…for Good

If you’re carrying around a few (or more than a few) more pounds than are good for you, you may wonder if you should give a detox diet a try. After all, they look very attractive. Just drink some gorgeous juice and lose …
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Want to Lose More Weight? Be Kind to Yourself!

It is a fact that weight loss is a very different challenge for women than for men. Yes, men also struggle with their weight and body image. Men, too, lose weight one pound at a time. However, weight loss can be much easier for men than women—partly due to biology, of course, but a lot has to do with society.

Are You Feeding Your Fat? Here’s How to Feed Your Body Instead

An important new study examines how some foods feed your fat and other foods feed your body. It turns out that not all calories are created equal.

Is Binge Eating a Disorder?

Do you sometimes feel like you can’t control what you eat? Do you sometimes feel that you can’t stop eating? Or do you sometimes eat to punish yourself or others? If so, you may be binge eating, or even have …

Getting a Handle on Emotional Eating

High-calorie food often represents warm, loving, comforting memories. Hunger is a deep, ancient reflex and powerful fear because it was such a norm in human history. Emotional eating—which most of us do from time to time—combines all these things.

How to Make Detox Water

Detox water is perfect for all those times when we’re really tired of drinking yet another glass of water—and making it is easy. Yes, we know that we’re supposed to drink a lot of water: 8 glasses a day, or more. We know it revs our metabolism and satisfies our thirst. Most of us know that commercial fruit juice is no better for us than soda

Does Alcohol Help or Harm Your Weight Loss?

When it comes to weight loss, alcohol is a controversial subject—and a confusing one. Do you listen to the studies that claim that a glass of red wine is good for your heart? Or the ones that say that alcohol just packs on empty calories. And what about the dangers of drinking too much?

66 Days to a New Habit

Maybe you’ve had this experience: You want to make a change in your life. In the beginning you have lots of energy and motivation, and after a while it becomes harder and harder. It can be really frustrating, especially if you’re trying to lose weight or improve your health. Here’s the good news: If you can stick it out for 66 days, chances are you can make those changes a new habit—something you do without having to consciously think about or remember them. Here are some tips to help you succeed: