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Stress and Weight Loss

Do you feel like you are doing everything right, eating well, exercising and you still aren’t losing weight? There may be several reasons why the scale is not going down, but one of the most common is related to the effect that stress has on our bodies and on our…

Intermittent Fasting

You may have heard that in order to lose weight you have to eat small meals throughout the day to “fuel” your metabolism. Most dietitians also recommend never skipping meals, especially breakfast, as the ideal way to eat. But, recently, this advice has been flipped on its head with the…

The Truth About Stevia

[caption id="attachment_1514" align="alignleft" width="300"] Stevia[/caption] Stevia is one of the latest in a long list of artificial sweeteners, products that provide sweetness without added calories. The producers of stevia claim that it is better because it is “natural” and derived from a plant. But, there are many different things to…

Diet Soft Drinks and Weight Loss

[caption id="attachment_1470" align="alignright" width="194"] Diet Soft Drinks[/caption] Sweetened drinks including regular soft drinks, fruit drinks, sweetened teas, usually contain a significant amount of calories, sugar, or high fructose corn syrup. Adding just one of these drinks to your diet every day can add 54,750 extra calories in a year enough…

The Truth About Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia cambogia is the latest weight loss supplement in a line of many that have taken the internet by storm, initially promoted by Dr. Oz, a United States television personality. It seems like almost every website you visit has an ad for the latest garcinia supplement claiming miraculous results with…