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6 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs

6 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs

Recently, Oprah announced she was claiming a stake in the dieting behemoth Weight Watchers. A serial dieter—can anyone forget the time the TV host wheeled out 67 pounds of fat on a little red wagon...

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Want to Lose 10 Pounds? Start Here!

Want to Lose 10 Pounds? Start Here!

The busy holiday season is about to hit, and that means heading home to see family and friends, ugly Christmas sweaters, and endless supplies of not-so-healthy foods will be shoved in front of us.

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5 'Healthy' Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

5 'Healthy' Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Recently a friend pulled me aside during a night out. About a year ago, she lost a ton of weight by changing up her eating habits and working out. "But now," she confided, "I've totally plateaued a...

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Everyone Really Was Thinner In The 80s—And It's Thanks To Bacteria

Everyone Really Was Thinner In The 80s—And It's Thanks To Bacteria

The 80s were a magical decade. The Berlin Wall fell, America sent its first woman into space, and French-cut thong leotards were invented.

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Hate Running? Try These Cardio Workouts Instead

Hate Running? Try These Cardio Workouts Instead

I’m a self-described endorphin addict. I love nothing more than a really challenging, vomit-inducing workout. But running… Running was a different story.

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Could One Piece of Clothing Really Help You Slim Down?

Could One Piece of Clothing Really Help You Slim Down?

Trend alert! Jessica Alba reportedly wore a certain piece of clothing around the clock for months to lose the weight she put on during her pregnancy. Practically the whole Kardashian clan is taking...

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Eat Fat to Burn Fat: 5 Surprising Foods to Help You Shed Pounds

Eat Fat to Burn Fat: 5 Surprising Foods to Help You Shed Pounds

In 1977, United States public health officials recommended that citizens adopt a low-fat diet for optimal health. The very next year, the obesity epidemic that still plagues the U.S. was officially...

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The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Body Loves to Detox

The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Body Loves to Detox

Feeling bloated and run down? Maybe your stomach is misbehaving. With a summer full of vacations and barbecues coming to a close, your body might be begging for a reboot for fall.

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What's an 'Anti-Diet'—and Is it for You?

What's an 'Anti-Diet'—and Is it for You?

We're a nation obsessed with food—and also with restricting it.

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Low-Fat Vs. Low-Carb: When It Comes to Weight Loss, Science Has a Winner

Low-Fat Vs. Low-Carb: When It Comes to Weight Loss, Science Has a Winner

In this corner, weighing in at 170 calories, 0 grams of fat, and 37 grams of carbohydrates: the russet potato! And in this corner, weighing in at 200 calories, 12 grams of fat, and 0 grams of carbo...

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5 Dangerous Diet Drugs to Avoid—Plus 1 Weight Loss Method That Works

5 Dangerous Diet Drugs to Avoid—Plus 1 Weight Loss Method That Works

With mass media constantly shouting that 'thin is in' and the nation's obesity level at a record high (a whopping 34 percent, according to the CDC), it's no surprise that dieting is practically a n...

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The Truth About Those Trackers—Is 10,000 Steps a Day Really Enough?

The Truth About Those Trackers—Is 10,000 Steps a Day Really Enough?

Little plastic wristbands with flashing LEDs are suddenly hotter than designer handbags. Whether it's a FitBit, a Jawbone, or an Apple watch, these fitness trackers are keeping score when it comes ...

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