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Reducing energy efficiency boosts calorie burning in muscle

What started as an evolutionary protection against starvation has become a biological “bad joke” for people who need to lose weight. The human body doesn’t distinguish between dieting and possible starvation, so when there is a decrease in calories consumed, human metabolism increases its energy efficiency and weight loss is resisted. In a new study […]

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How To Find Really Healthy Food In The Grocery Store

Do you really know what is healthy food? We all try and stick to choosing healthy items when grocery shopping or eating out, but how well do we really know our foods? Discover how to find out about reading between the lines, what to look out for in labels and how to dine out healthily. […]

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The Truth About Carbohydrates In Food

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just want to eat healthier, you may be confused by the news you’re hearing about carbohydrates. With so much attention focused on protein diets, there’s been a consumer backlash against carbohydrates. As a result, many people misunderstand the role that carbohydrates play in a healthy diet. Carbohydrates aren’t […]

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Bulk Up Your Diet With Negative Calorie Foods!

Did you know that there are some foods, which require more energy to Metabolize than we obtain from eating them? This result is usually Referred to as the negative calorie effect. A simple example is water. It supplies zero calories, but requires energy to swallow and warm to Body temperature.

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Debunking water myths: Weight loss, calorie burn and more

Drinking a lot of water is often advised to those who are trying to lose weight, but a nutrition expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham says it is not the magic bullet to weight loss. “There is very little evidence that drinking water promotes weight loss; it is one of those self-perpetuating myths,” […]

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What Is The Calorie Intake For Weight Loss?

In order for a person to lose weight, they must take in fewer calories on a daily basis than the daily calories that they burn. An ideal goal is to lose about 5 calories per week, so that the body has time to adjust to the weight that is being lost. This makes it more […]

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Drink Smoothies For Weight Loss

If you are looking for a great way to achieve your weight loss goals, drinking smoothies for weight loss can help. Smoothies can be a nutritious and very tasty alternative to a full meal. You can pack them full of nutrients and fiber without the excessive calories. Smoothies can be a great tool in helping […]

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A Weight Loss Calorie Calculator Makes It Easy To Lose Weight

No matter which diet plan or exercise program you follow, it is impossible to lose weight unless you eat fewer calories than your body needs each day. In fact, that is one of the fundamental keys to weight loss. Until you create a calorie deficit by eating fewer calories than your body burns, it is […]

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Developing Your Own Nutrition Plan For Weight Loss

Dropping the excess fat from your body is an activity that in essence seems to be fairly simple. If you need to eat 2000 calories per day to maintain you current weight, then eating any amount less than that should cause you to lose weight because the body will consume stores of fat to make […]

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8 Good Weight Loss Foods

A significant part of losing weight is controlling the number of calories that you consume. However, good weight loss foods are not merely those which are low in calories. There are also foods which can kick start your metabolism, or help you to control your cravings by satiating your hunger for longer. Here are eight […]

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