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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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Is It Time to Ditch Your Whole30 Diet?

Nutritional “challenges” — detoxes, cleanses, juice fasts — are known for taking over offices, CrossFit boxes, and other communal spaces that thrive on both peer support and competition. The Whole30 Program is of that ilk. The 30-day, highly restrictive diet ...

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Lena Dunham Had the Perfect Response to a Magazine Cover Promising “Diet Tips”

Lena Dunham has made it clear that her body is nobody's business (she's right, of course). But when a magazine cover ignores those wishes, highlights her recent weight loss, and promises to reveal her diet secrets, you can bet the ...

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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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12 Clever Swaps to Eliminate Refined Carbs from Your Diet

Make no mistake: Carbohydrates are essential—they’re the body’s main energy source. But the more refined a carb is, the worse it is for you: “Refined carbs have had much of the fiber and good-for-you compounds stripped away, which makes them less ...

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Significant connections between diet and drinking during pregnancy

It has been shown that both heavy and occasional drinking among the general population are linked to eating less fruits and vegetables, and eating more processed and fried meat. This is particularly worrisome for pregnant women, as both drinking and ...

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Worried About Low Testosterone? The Answer May Be Your Diet

With all of the testosterone creams, pills, patches, and injections, you may be wondering if you should be doing something to boost your testosterone. While the body produces its own testosterone, this steroid hormone can naturally decrease with age. Lifestyle ...

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Is soda bad for your brain? (And is diet soda worse?)

Americans love sugar. Together we consumed nearly 11 million metric tons of it in 2016, according to the US Department of Agriculture, much of it in the form of sugar-sweetened beverages like sports drinks and soda. Now, new research suggests ...

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Mission control: Salty diet makes you hungry, not thirsty

We’ve all heard it: eating salty foods makes you thirstier. But what sounds like good nutritional advice turns out to be an old-wives’ tale. In a study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars, an international group of scientists ...

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Hacking Your Diet With Herbs and Spices

Sure, it’s great when you can cut more salt, fat, and sugar out of your diet. But eating bland food every day is a great way to make you swear off healthy meals forever. Good news: Herbs and spices can ...

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