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Tips For College Freshmen To Avoid The ‘Freshman 15′

Tips For College Freshmen To Avoid The ‘Freshman 15′

The transition between living at home and freshman year in college often means lots of new additions and stressors added into a student’s life. Most college freshmen have heard of the “freshman 15”, or the commonly believed 15 pounds of weight gain that a freshman will put on in their first year of college. New […]

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How to Overcome Emotional Eating

Eating is a part of life. Your body gets its nutrients from food. Sometimes we can go overboard with our eating habits and it can result in gaining weight. One issue with food is emotional eating. The problem of emotional eating may end with the scale but it begins in the mind. Stress takes its […]

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The Power of Antioxidants

Everyone wants to grow old gracefully. Some go under the knife to get that youthful look while others opt for a more natural way to maintain that healthful glow. The way to make peace with age can be found in the types of foods that we eat and the miracle ingredient they contain. This hidden […]

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Top 10 Power-Packed Foods

What is the secret to a long and healthy life? It is in the food that we eat. As you well know, all foods are not created equal. Choosing and eating the right foods may help increase your life expectancy as well as the quality of your life. Here are 10 of the top power […]

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5 Food Fails That Can Stall Weight Loss

5 Food Fails That Can Stall Weight Loss

Image: Thinkstock An aunt of mine once told me she was making her bread healthier by slathering it with butter. I’m not sure where she picked up this ridiculous notion, but she, like many others before (and after) her, fell prey to counterproductive…

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A Fresh Look at Fast Food: Just One Pillar of Obesity?

A Fresh Look at Fast Food: Just One Pillar of Obesity?

Bobby Miller Just about everyone knows obesity is a growing problem in the United States, but a shocking number of people aren’t even aware that they’re overweight. According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive in 2010, about one third of…

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