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Why Building More Muscle Burns More Fat

You've heard it many times: "Build more muscles, to lose more fat" or "The more muscles you have, the higher your body's resting metabolic rate." Most weight loss tips and plans recommend building more muscles so you can lose weight. If you've ever questioned this fact and wondered how it all happens, this information is for ... Read More »

Potato Potaahto … Which “type” of Potatoes are Healthiest?

If potatoes are one of your favorite foods, you’re not alone. Whether you make them mashed, baked, roasted, or even fried, they're a true comfort food. They’re so tasty and filling that it’s easy to think that they’re unhealthy. Here’s the good news: potatoes can be a healthy addition to your diet. In fact, if you’re an athlete, ... Read More »

6 Healthy Reasons to Have More Sex

When you list life’s pleasures, there’s a good chance that good sex is high on the list. But did you know that beyond the obvious benefits, it's also a boon to your weight loss efforts? You don’t need your partner to chase you around the bedroom to have your sex life help you shed a pound or two. Here are some eye-opening facts about ... Read More »

5 Ways to Make your Favorite Unhealthy Foods Healthier

Think about what your favorite food is. For most of us, it's not the healthiest things that come to mind first. Healthy or unhealthy, foods do turn you nostalgic which is a strong emotional trigger. Most of us give in to that hankering for french fries or ice cream and regret it later. But, I have some good hacks to share today so that you ... Read More »

4 Powerful Benefits of Drinking Aloe Vera Juice

Do you have an aloe plant in your kitchen? If you do then you probably know that it’s a great first aid for healing cooking burns. But did you know that this tropical plant is credited for a lot of other health benefits? From stopping hair loss and healing acne to helping with weight loss and boosting your immune system, aloe is ... Read More »

6 House Plants That Clean Your Air

You spend a lot of time focusing on what you eat and how it impacts your health. But there’s more to being healthy than what we put into our stomachs. Here are just a few of the essentials: You need to give your body the right amount of rest. You need to stimulate your mind and expose yourself to beauty. You need to make sure that ... Read More »

Is Your Thyroid the Culprit of Your Weight Gain?

You've heard a lot about thyroid glands! They're important to keep you energetic and healthy. You may have also heard that if you're struggling with body weight, your thyroids could be a reason too. Here is a quick overview of this gland and how it functions. This can help you plan your weight loss efforts better. What is a thyroid gland ... Read More »

7 Signs You May Need to Eat More to Lose Weight

It’s almost the definition of something not making sense: having to eat more to lose more weight. But there’s a good chance that if you’re dieting and you’ve hit a plateau, that could be your problem. It hardly seems fair, but research shows that when your weight loss focus is on cutting the amount of food you’re eating, your body may ... Read More »

Top 6 Replacements for Deadly White Sugar

You've probably heard how bad white sugar is for your health by now. But being bombarded with so much bad news about sugar might leave you confused about natural sugars. Is it okay to add natural sweeteners to your diet? What about fresh fruits that are high in sugar? It's confusing, but the good news is that not all sugars in their ... Read More »

When Your Body Burns Fat Where Does it Go?

We've heard it many times, phrases like "burn your fat" and "melt your fat." Does this mean that we burn fat to ashes or melt it to a liquid form? If so where does the end product of this action go? Does it convert to muscle? OR... Does it get excreted during your regular morning routine? There's a lot of misinformation about ... Read More »