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17 No-Diet Tricks to Keep Off Holiday Weight

Hydrate your plate “Water-rich foods, like fruits and vegetables, help to keep you hydrated and feeling fuller, longer,” says Rima Kleiner, RD, a Greensboro, NC–based nutrition expert. “High-water foods also tend to be loaded with dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals ...

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How To Do A Post-Holiday Party Detox

No, you definitely should not do a full 24-hour juice cleanse—but there’s nothing wrong with having an extra-low-calorie day after a night of bingeing on unhealthy food and beverages, says F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD, an obesity expert at Columbia University ...

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12 Ways to Burn Fat Without Setting Foot In the Gym

Keep burning Going for a jog before a night out is a great way to crush calories, but if you strength train, you’ll continue to fry fat post-workout. To maximize the afterburn, do “weight-bearing exercises involving the most muscle mass,” ...

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I Tried Dieting Like My Mom…And It Worked

Kate Moss once said that nothing tastes as good as skinny feels. That’s a lie. Just consider: dulce de leche ice cream. A fresh lobster roll. Tropical jelly beans. I enjoyed all these indulgences and more while pregnant with my ...

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Black forest protein smoothie

 Ingredients2 scoops chocolate protein powder½ cup fresh or frozen cherries, pitted½ frozen, ripe banana1 heaped tbsp Well Naturally Rich Dark Chocolate, roughly chopped¾ cup coconut or almond milk 4 ice cubes1 tsp Natvia, or 1–2 drops of liquid Stevia (to taste)Well ...

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Exercise May Protect Against Holiday Binge Eating, Suggests Small New Study

When it comes to holiday weight gain, the problem isn’t just one or two big meals; it’s the drawn-out stream of constant parties, cookies, dinners, leftovers, and “special occasions” throughout the entire season. Even just a few days of overindulging can ...

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Raspberry coconut protein truffles

 Ingredients (makes 12) ¼ cup fresh raspberries1 cup shredded coconut¼ cup shredded almonds2 scoops vanilla protein½ cup coconut oil4 dark chocolate squaresCocoa, crushed cacao nibs, crushed nuts or desiccated coconut (optional, for coating) MethodMash raspberries in mixing bowl.Mix shredded coconut, almonds and ...

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7 Proven Ways to Keep Off Holiday Pounds

Keep your hands occupied Get camera happy, or offer to grab beverage refills for your guests. It sounds so simple, but this will prevent you from having fingers free for grazing, explains Michelle Routhenstein, RD, owner of the nutrition practice ...

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15 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Beware the festive 15! Even if you have superhuman willpower, the holiday season is challenging for everyone. Staying on track can seem so daunting, you feel like swan-diving into the eggnog and sending your sensible routine into hibernation until the ...

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Weight Loss Success Story: "I Lost 65 Pounds"

Paige Jackson, 30, 5’7”, from New OrleansBefore: 220 lb., size 18After: 155 lb., size 4Total pounds lost: 65 lb.Total sizes lost: 7 I was a three-sport athlete in high school, so active that I never gave a second thought to the fried chicken ...

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