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The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Diet

For decades, people have tried to convince themselves that cancer has no cause, that it happens so abruptly and likely can’t be completely reversed after a diagnosis. Unfortunately, these individuals have fallen victim to the so-called health experts of the world who believe chemotherapy and other similar treatments are the only options to fight back against cancer. While these doctors and specialists work to fill their wallets, you could be making lifestyle adjustments to reduce your cancer risk and even possibly reverse the disease in its tracks instead. […]

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Am I Healthy? 6 Signs of Good Nutrition That Aren’t Weight

Whether you are visiting the doctor soon or not, “am I healthy?” is a question that you probably ask yourself from time to time. Sure, your weight is often a pretty good indicator that you’re consuming the right amount of calories and eating nutritious meals. But your dietary habits can effect more than the numbers on the scale. The next time you ask yourself, “am I healthy,” the answer lies in these six signs of good nutrition: 1. Your skin is aging well. The hard-to-hear truth: Aging […]

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7 Morning To-Dos to Help You Lose Weight All Day

Wake up on the healthy side of bed with these seven morning habits that will help keep you losing weight all day: 1. Don’t Skip Breakfast to Lose WeightIt’s tempting if you’re in a hurry (or think sparing yourself the calories will help), but meal-skipping is a major no-no if you’re trying to lose weight. It just backfires on you, boosting your appetite and inviting bingeing later on. In one study at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, people who skipped breakfast or other meals […]

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Want to Shrink Your Belly? Stop Doing These 6 Things

Losing weight can change your whole self-image, helping you feel better about yourself and your appearance. But even when you stick to your weight loss plan and steadily shed excess pounds, belly bloat can spoil your results. How can you get the flat belly you want? Battle the bloat and shrink that belly by avoiding these common causes: 1. Eating Fast When you’re feeling very hungry, you may be so eager to satisfy your appetite that you wolf down your food. But when you eat fast, you […]

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Why You Gain Weight in Winter: 5 Science-Backed Reasons

Winter is coming and you know what that means: Shorter days, colder temperatures and the dreaded winter weight gain. No, it’s not an urban myth. Studies indicate a very real, but small shift in weight in the cold weather, anywhere from one to five-and-a-half pounds. That may not sound like a lot, but it can (and it does) add up over the years. Here are some of the reasons why you gain weight in the winter… and some tips for surviving the season slim-down style: 1. You’re […]

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Foods That Cause the Most Bloat

It is rare that I meet with friends or clients who say that they never feel bloated after eating. In fact, feeling bloated is probably the number one reason people are confused as to what they should be eating. Not everyone reacts the same way after a meal. The question to ask is what is the body expressing when the stomach is bloated and why does this happen. The number one cause of a bloated belly is poor digestion. Digestion is a big job for our bodies […]

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How to Know if You’re Dehydrated

More than half of your body—55 to 60 percent—is composed of water. When that drops by as little as 1.5 percent below your optimal level, you are mildly dehydrated, your energy level decreases and your metabolism slows down. You may not realize it, but you’re losing water all day—even when you’re not sweating, you exhale tiny amounts of water vapor in every breath. Surprisingly, feeling thirsty is not the only, or always the first, sign that you are mildly dehydrated. Here are seven other indications that you […]

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12 Mouthwatering Pudding Recipes to Savor

Google “comfort food” and you’ll see the proof: Pudding is what we choose to comfort our hardships and celebrate our happiness. There’s just something about its creamy, sweet goodness that feeds the soul. Luckily, on Nutrisystem, you never have to do without. Yes, pudding is on the menu, and we’ve got quite a few pudding recipes you’re going to want to whip up! Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a sweet treat, an array of delicious pudding recipes can certainly become some of your […]

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Easy Vegan Meatballs + Spaghetti

These vegan meatballs taste and feel so similar to traditional meatballs, but with the added benefit of fiber and animal-free flavor. They’re also incredibly easy to make with the whole meal ready in 30 minutes or less! When I first transitioned to a Predominantly Plant-Based diet, I was worried about all of the meals I thought I would no longer be able to enjoy. Number one: my daily scrambled eggs. I thought I’d never find an adequate replacement for this meal that I’d enjoyed seven days a week for […]

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6 Winter Fruits You Need to Stock up On

While the weather outside may be frigid, the produce shelves at the supermarket are overflowing with winter fruits from warm climates. These SmartCarbs are sweet and juicy, and they are ideal for snacks or as flavorful ingredients in your flex meals. Even better, they’re packed with nutrients and fiber that protect your health and may even help speed up your weight loss results. Be sure to load your cart with these tasty winter fruits while they’re in season. Here are six winter fruits you need to stock […]

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