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Woman Who Lost 130 Lbs. Shares Photo of Her Loose Skin: 'I Don't Want to Sugarcoat Anything'

This article originally appeared on People.com. Jordaan Spark was 250 lbs. when she married her husband, and never thought he would be able to pick her up. So when she lost 130 lbs. after two years of dedicated diet and exercise and ...

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Lena Dunham's Trainer Tracy Anderson Says She Wanted to 'Feel Better' and Not Make Her Body 'Look Different'

This article originally appeared on People.com.  When it comes to telling the truth about health, trainer and fitness entrepreneur Tracy Anderson doesn’t have much faith in Hollywood. But there are a few celebrities she does have faith in, and one ...

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Do Diet and Exercise Really Make You Fat? Experts Respond to the TED Talk People Are Buzzing About 

In his recent TEDx Talk, Jay Cardiello argued that when it comes to our health, we’ve got it all wrong: “Diet and exercise makes you fat,” the strength and conditioning coach told the audience. And the health and fitness industry? “It’s a complete lie.” Cardiello, who has trained both ...

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The Healthiest Way to Do Intermittent Fasting, According to a Nutritionist

You’ve probably been hearing some buzz about intermittent fasting–the weight loss method that alternates fasting days and non-fasting days–especially since there’s been more and more research on its potential to help people slim down. For example, in a new study ...

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Woman Who Lost 185 Lbs. Shows Off Excess Skin: 'I Wanted People to Realize What Obesity Does'

This article originally appeared on People.com.  When her 185-lb. weight loss left her with large amounts of excess skin, Jessica Weber didn’t let it bring her down. Instead, she’s sharing body-baring photos on Instagram to help others stay just as ...

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Blueberry choc chip quinoa squares

Ingredients (makes 8) 1 cup fresh blueberries ½ cup quinoa ¼ cup Greek yoghurt ½ cup apple sauce 2 scoops vanilla protein powder 2 packets Truvia sweetener ½ cup chocolate chips   Method 1. Mix all wet ingredients together 2. ...

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What Makes Belly Fat Different from Other Fat?

You’re already aware that having excess fat isn’t good for you. But did you know that different types of fat come with different health implications? That’s right. Your won’t-budge belly pudge comes in two forms: visceral fat and subcutaneous fat. ...

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Mindful chocolate eating

Store Keep chocolate at room temperature. High quality chocolate should never be stored in the refrigerator; in the mouth, cold chocolate does not release the flavours and aromas as quickly as room temperature chocolate.  Cleanse Before your chocolate fix, eat ...

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Mom of 3 Drops 120 Lbs. After Having Her Youngest Child: 'I Wanted to Get Healthy for My Kids'

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Emily Powers had struggled with her weight since high school, when she began eating cafeteria food instead of homemade meals and put on 100 lbs. by the time she graduated. By the time the Ontario, ...

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How One Woman Shed 137 Lbs. With Strength Training and Simple Diet Changes

Ashley Javar, 38, 5’4″, from Las VegasBefore: 287 lb., size 22/24After: 150 lb., size 8Total pounds lost: 137 lb.Total sizes lost: 7/8 From an early age, I always turned to food for comfort. Every day I would binge on one or two massive, mostly fried meals. Fast-forward to 2013; I was ...

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