13 Real Weight-Loss Foods

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13 Real Weight-Loss Foods You've heard about fat-busting foods, foods that burn belly fat, bikini friendly foods... the bottom line is most of us want to lose weight. Dropping excess pounds leads to a more positive, healthy attitude, especially when combined with exercise. Studies show that even moderate exercise, just 30 minutes of focused movement three … [Read more...]

The Importance of Vitamin B12

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Most people in the United States get enough vitamin B12 from the foods they eat. But some people have trouble absorbing vitamin B12 from food. As a result, vitamin B12 deficiency affects between 1.5% and 15% of the public.  Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all … [Read more...]

Top 5 Foods That Build Muscle

Top 5 Foods That Build Muscle

Top 5 Foods That Build Muscle Muscle is key to a lean body.   Without muscle, you have what we call "skinny fat".  You may appear then, but your body has a high percentage of fat and will also lack the strength it needs to slow down the aging process.  Muscle is also key to an effecient metabolism.  A body high in muscle density will burn more calories … [Read more...]

Substitute Yourself Skinny with Susan Irby (Cut calories, keep the flavor)

Substitute Yourself Skinny with Susan Irby (Cut calories, keep the flavor)

The Substitute Yourself Skinny Cookbook: Cut the Calories, Keep the Flavor with Hundreds of Simple Substitutions! by Chef Susan Irby Diet cookbooks should be about dropping weight, not depriving yourself. By swapping this for that, you can turn your favorite foods into low-calorie creations--proving once and for all that you can have your chocolate molten … [Read more...]