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This Kind Of Food Creates Stress

You wouldn't think that food as being a stress inducer but there are actually foods that can cause stress in the long-term. A new study found that eating foods that are high in saturated fats may lead you to "develop poor stress coping skills" in the long run. Specifically, researchers found that...
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People Who Skip Breakfast More Likely To Be Overweight

Although it may sound bizarre that you'd gain weight from skipping a meal but skipping breakfast meals you are more likely to be overweight. That is the finding on the latest research linking bigger waistlines to ditching the first meal of the day. In a review of 350 people from the Mayo Clinic ,...
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Intermittent Fasting Can Boost Your Workout And Fat Loss

Imagine a diet where you can eat whatever you want and still lose weight. That catch is that for two days of the week, you must fast, or eat only 500 to 600 calories! While the so-called 5:2 diet is just one of many that include fasting, there's new research that suggest fasting is not so bad. In...
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The Real Beef Burger With A 1/3 Less Fat

It may sound like science fiction but there is a cheeseburger that has been gaining traction in the restaurant world for about a year because it not only a tasty burger but has 1/3 less fat. How can this be? The jig is up as the secret to this burger is mixing chopped mushrooms into the beef patty...
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Cook More With Beer

Move over the salt, pepper and garlic powder for a new items to add to your spice rack, beer! Particularly cheap beer! While wine generally gets the green light for cooking, beer also has some tasty benefits. Perhaps you're wondering why foods should be cooked with beer or wine? Simply put the...
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Unhealthy Foods Can Be Healthy At Times

Would you ever think of a doughnut as a health food? Or whiskey as a health drink? Well they're not! People who completely deprive themselves of foods they love are less likely to sustain their healthy eating goals. So nutritionists have chimed in who say we can still eat our favorite foods and...
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New discovery may explain winter weight gain.

If you have a tendancy to pack on a few extra pounds during the winter months, you might be able to blame lack of sunlight. University of Alberta researchers have found that fat cells that lie just beneath out skin shrink when exposed to the blue light emitted by the sun. Senior study author, Peter...
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Fat Cells Can Scar Making Them Harder to Shed

Now is the time many resolutions are left behind after a promising start. Usually weight loss is a resolution that falls short. Now science says it may not be you at all in the quest to rid yourself of excess weight. Scientist believe that fat becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, it is unable...
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The Secret Ingredient For Tastier Christmas Cookies

The holiday season is here and with the shopping, the Christmas tree, the Hanukkah menorah and decorations are out. Then of course there is the holiday baking. Although sugar cookies are the simplest cookie, they tend to be one of the more difficult cookies to execute flawlessly. But we have a...
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Avocado Light Offers Less Calories And Fat Than Regular Varieties

While we are quick to assume that foods with less calories and fat are heathier it isn't always the case. But that isn't stopping a Spanish company from selling a diet avocado, with less calories and fat than their regular cousins. Being billed as Avocado Light, the diet fruit has 30% less fat than...
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