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Are Flaxseeds Really A Gut-Shrinking Superfood?

Flaxseed has been grabbing a few headlines lately as an effective way to help you lose weight. There’s some truth about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds. The flax, or linseed, plant has been used for decades in making clothes but is a relative newcomer of aiding in weight loss. Flaxseeds...
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Are Flaxseeds Really A Gut-Shrinking Superfood?

Flaxseed has been grabbing a few headlines lately as an effective way to help you lose weight. There’s some truth about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds. The flax, or linseed, plant has been used for decades in making clothes but is a relative newcomer of aiding in weight loss. Flaxseeds...
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Unfair Ways Your Appearance Can Affect Your Career & How To Overcome Them

Nothing in life is fair, even when it comes to your appearance. While we say what's in the inside that counts, there's a good chance you are subconsciously judging someone solely on their appearance. For example a recent study concluded that unattractive scientists are viewed as dull but talented...
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Continuous Exercise Is The Key in Keeping Weight Off

After weeks, months and years of hard work of eating right and exercising daily, you've FINALLY reached the weight and size you wanted! Congratulations! But if you want to keep those pounds from piling back on, you'll need to make regular physical activity a part of your life. New research looking...
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The Skinny On Using Laxatives To Lose Weight

It is hard to believe that we are less than a week away from the beginning of April! With the days getting longer and warmer, desperate diets rear up their dangerous heads in online searches as people look for a quick fix in losing weight. One very dangerous method is taking laxatives for weight...
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Eating Decadent Desserts May Help You Lose Wight

You may want to sit down for this one but researchers say choosing an indulgent, high-calorie dessert rather than something like fruit, could be a secret to eating fewer calories. In a surprising find, researchers put either a healthy dessert like fresh fruit or a less healthy dessert like...
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Breakfast May Not Be The Most Important Meal Of The Day

A new report released this week suggests ‘the most important meal of the day’ may not help people to control their weight! For years it was thought that eating a big breakfast in the morning stops you feeling as hungry throughout the day, helping people to slim down. But researchers found there is...
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Dry January Has Lasting Affects For The Entire Year

A challenge you many want tackle the first month of the New Year is something called "Dry January," where you abstain from drinking alcohol for the whole month of January. The results, according to a recent study can not only help you lose weight, sleep better, improve your skin and save you money...
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Daily 'Tummy Time" is Quite Beneficial For Infants

Go ahead and have your baby get some 'tummy time' during the day-- it'll help him or her sleep better. Tummy time positions babies on their abdomens while being supervised by an adult. A study of 22 six-month-olds found those who have more 'tummy time' during the day are more active, which tires...
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Our Resting Bodies Tend To Burn More Calories In the Late Afternoon

You are always burning calories, even when you are sitting on the couch. Sadly for us, this calorie count does not add up to the number of calories in a slice of chocolate cake but we are indeed using energy. Come to find out, even at rest, our bodies burn about 10% more calories in the late...
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