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Is Excess Protein Making You Gain Weight?

A new study says so. But, here’s why you shouldn’t base your diet on certain headlines. It used to be that fat made you fat. Then the culprit was carbs. Now, a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that obesity could be caused by protein — specifically, meat. For the

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5 Non-Scale Victories That Prove You’re Making Progress

By Sarah Wassner-Flynn You’ve been trying to lose weight for weeks. You’re dieting. Working out. Making mindful choices about everything you do, from the amount of sugar you stir in your coffee to skipping that extra glass of wine at dinner. But then you step on the scale and your heart sinks: The number is

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13 Myths About Losing Weight to Stop Believing, Now

How many times have you heard someone say something like, “I want to lose weight, so I’m going to start taking these fat-burning pills!” Or “I want to lose weight, so I’m going to cut carbs completely out of my diet!” Google “weight-loss tips” and you’ll get around 38 million results. While it’s tempting to

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How Tai Chi Breathing Can Make You Better, Faster, Stronger

Tai chi, often referred to as a moving meditation, is a martial arts discipline that combines slow, steady movements with deep, mindful breathing to achieve balance and harmony in the body, mind, and spirit—and it may be just what you need to run faster, lift heavier, and go longer. Where Western fitness is often focused

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The Busy Parent’s Guide to Losing Weight​

Kids have a knack for making even the simplest tasks approximately six billion times harder — just ask any parent who’s ever taken a toddler to the grocery store. So it’s no surprise that losing weight, which is challenging enough under the best circumstances, can feel downright impossible once kids enter the picture. If your

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10 Reasons Why You Feel Like You’re Always Hungry

We’ve all had those days where we can’t stop raiding the fridge. Case in point: I just ate about an hour ago, but there’s a slice of leftover pizza calling my name. I know my body doesn’t need food right now — it’s not like I’m torching calories while I’m typing this — so why

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Chomp On This: 5 Reasons To Chew Your Food More

In a busy world where we tend to feel short on time, we’re always on the lookout for shortcuts. We aim for amped-up workouts and fast food — whether that means a drive-through or something quick-and-easy to prep at home. While being superefficient can reap big rewards in some areas of life, when it comes

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How to Stop Mindless Eating

You know the story: You woke up at dawn to squeeze in a workout, had a tiring day at work, washed the dishes and took the trash out, walked the dog, put the kids to bed, and finally get 30 minutes to yourself. You collapse on the couch for some mindless television watching, bowl of

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