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Using This Simple Kitchen Tool Helped Me Drop 108 Pounds

Erika Chacon, 31, 5’4″, from Rialto, Calif.Before: 265 lb., size 18/20After: 157 lb., size 6/8Total pounds lost: 108 lb.Total sizes lost: 6/7 Whether I was grazing on junk food all day or bingeing on Hot Pockets and Oreos after hours, my adolescent eating left much to be desired. Playing softball in ...

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You Asked: Will Drinking Lemon Water Help Me Lose Weight?

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Lemon infused water is a popular drink for weight loss, thanks to celebrity sippers like Gwyneth Paltrow and Miranda Kerr. Proponents claim that it flushes toxins from the system, reduces appetite and tweaks the ...

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To Speed Up Weight Loss, Eat More of These Kinds of Food

WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils: Humble foods that may pack a punch for weight loss, Canadian researchers report. A new analysis of data from 21 clinical trials on these foods—collectively known as “pulses” —finds that ...

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The Habit You Must Drop if You Want to Lose Weight

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Restaurants are the number-one place to sabotage your diet, according to new research that will surprise no one who’s ever tried to lose weight while eating out. The year-long study, which was presented at ...

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6 Moves That Flatten Your Belly Better Than a Waist Trainer

You’ve probably heard about the latest trend in belly-trimming, and maybe even considered trying it. That’s right, I’m talking about none other than waist training. These devices, which wrap tightly around the waist and lower ribs, promise to actually coach your body to ...

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Top ingredients for a well-balanced smoothie

  The same criteria that govern optimal solid meals apply to liquid meals: fibrous carbs, lean protein, and a healthy fat source. ”A problem many people encounter is that they overload on the fruit, which will make the smoothie high ...

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6 Ways to Stop Weekend Weight Gain

Signs you’re slacking too much Any of these sound familiar? If so, you may be undoing all your good (weekday) work. 1. Your food log is inconsistent. For three weeks, document your meals and snacks, water intake, and energy levels every ...

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How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not even come to mind. But it should. “Fast-paced walking, when combined with healthy eating, is hugely effective for weight loss,” says Art Weltman, PhD, director of exercise physiology at the ...

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5 Metabolism-Boosting Tricks That Work for Life

Good news, ladies: There are tried-and-true tricks (that won’t disrupt your lifestyle) to maximize your burn from a.m. to p.m. Take advantage of any or all of these five easy power-up hacks. RELATED: 20 Ways to Torch 200 Calories 1. ...

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What's the Best Exercise to Lose Weight: Cardio or Lifting Weights?

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting ...

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