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12 Daily Habits of Fitness Professionals and Nutritionists Feature
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12 Daily Habits of Fitness Professionals and Nutritionists

Fitness professionals and registered dietitians stay on track because they arm themselves with these effective daily habits.

How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss
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How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, consider drinking more green tea. Just 2.5 cups per day can help you drop unwanted pounds.

Foods That Help Fight Constipation
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Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

Foods That Ruin Your Metabolism
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Foods That Ruin Your Metabolism

Some foods and beverages can slow your metabolism and make it more difficult for you to lose weight. Find out what foods and drinks to avoid.

Cooking for Someone Battling Breast Cancer: Roasted Chicken With Root Vegetables
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Cooking for Someone Battling Breast Cancer: Roasted Chicken With Root Vegetables

Preparing a home-cooked meal is an excellent way to help someone throughout their breast cancer battle and recovery. Here’s a recipe you can try.

7-Day Detox Plan to Kick-start Your Metabolism
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7-Day Detox Plan to Kick-start Your Metabolism

Recharge and refresh your body with this easy-to-follow cleanse.

Matcha Almond Chocolate Chip Sable
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Matcha Almond Chocolate Chip Sable

Matcha green tea powder gives these crispy chocolate chip almond sables a boost of healthy antioxidants.

Meal Prep Ideas for Weight Loss
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Meal Prep Ideas for Weight Loss

Prepping some meals or ingredients on the weekend makes it easier to stick with your weight-loss plan during the week.

7 Foods That Help You De-Stress
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7 Foods That Help You De-Stress

Do you reach for comfort foods rich in fat and sugar when you're stressed? Try these good, healthy foods to help soothe your stress.

Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit
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Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit

Nix the unrealistic goals and the highly restrictive diets. Instead, think about small steps and lifestyle changes to get you fit and healthy.

Putting Wine on a Diet
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Putting Wine on a Diet

Do you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or when unwinding at the end of a long day, but wonder how its calories are affecting your diet?

Can Cutting Out Bread Products Help You Lose Weight?
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Can Cutting Out Bread Products Help You Lose Weight?

Cutting out bread products may help you lose weight in the short term, but it's better to focus on eating healthy grains.

Cooking for Someone Battling Breast Cancer: Quinoa Pasta Salad
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Cooking for Someone Battling Breast Cancer: Quinoa Pasta Salad

meet Margaret and Regina, who used a free service called Meal Train LLC to help coordinate meal prep and drop-off for their friend Melinda. Here’s a recipe example.

Putting Wine on a Diet
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Putting Wine on a Diet

Do you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or when unwinding at the end of a long day, but wonder how its calories are affecting your diet?

How to Bust the False-Hunger Habit
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How to Bust the False-Hunger Habit

Psychology can play a big role in how much we eat.

Foods That Ruin Your Metabolism
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Foods That Ruin Your Metabolism

Some foods and beverages can slow your metabolism and make it more difficult for you to lose weight. Find out what foods and drinks to avoid.

Rethink Your Salads
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Rethink Your Salads

If you're tired of tossed salads or just not a fan of lettuce, try some interesting variations with vegetables, fruits and protein—but no lettuce. 


Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit
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Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit

Nix the unrealistic goals and the highly restrictive diets. Instead, think about small steps and lifestyle changes to get you fit and healthy.

Smart Veggie Swaps to Skip the Starch
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Smart Veggie Swaps to Skip the Starch

Try these ideas for smart substitutions that are lower in calories and carbs, but will still delight your taste buds and satisfy your appetite.

Summer Servings for Senior Citizens
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Summer Servings for Senior Citizens

Check out these chef tips to make sure older adults stay hydrated and get adequate nutrients—without heating up the kitchen.

Cutting Carbs and Calories at Lunch
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Cutting Carbs and Calories at Lunch

The choices you make during your lunch hour can make—or break—your "bottom" line. Picking smart carb and calorie options will help keep your weight loss efforts on track.

Why Choosing Artificial Sweeteners Isn’t Necessarily Better
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Why Choosing Artificial Sweeteners Isn’t Necessarily Better

A small Australian study suggests that consuming high amounts of artificial sweeteners might affect how the body responds to sugar—and might raise a person's risk of diabetes.

Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain
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Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain

Eating prompts the brain to release "feel good" hormones, known as endorphins, a new study shows.

Plate Salad With Tomatoes and Cucumbers
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Plate Salad With Tomatoes and Cucumbers

This quick and easy summer salad is best with garden-fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, but can be made any time of year—and there's no need for lettuce.

Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients
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Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients

Kids who skip breakfast may not get recommended amounts of nutrients such as calcium and iron, British researchers suggest.