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Regardless of what diet you're on, the simple truth is you'll have to eat less and move more to see fat burn away. So should you believe fitness gurus who claim there are foods that burn fat?According to Fit Day, the answer is, "Yes and no." Some foods will indeed increase your metabolism, but diet and exercise still can't be ignored. According to the Fit Day list, there are...more
Humor can be the best medicine - spiritually and physically, according to both new research and old traditions. While everyone knows that a good laugh can help ease the pain of heartbreak or grief, laughing can also help reduce physical pain and reduce stress.Physical benefits A study by researchers in Japan discovered than laughter induced by a Charlie Chaplain movie...more
When you're looking for quick energy, a cup of coffee, candy bar or energy drink may seem a good choice, but consider healthy foods for energy that lasts longer and improves your well-being.You've probably experienced the great feeling of sipping some coffee or nibbling some chocolate and feeling a surge of vitality. The trouble is, it doesn't last and...more
Many obstacles often stand in the way of losing weight and getting in shape, but you shouldn't let embarrassment over going to a gym or lack of time after work stop you. Even with a few minutes a day at home and a small collection of workout equipment, you can do many exercises that tone muscle, burn fat and make you feel great. In fact, you don't even need to buy...more
Berries have long been high on the list of healthy foods because they contain antioxidants, reduce inflammation and have flavonoids that keep arteries open for better blood flow to the heart.On that list, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and cherries are now joined by acai berry juice because of its link to heart health and anti-aging. Although less known than their...more
Longer work hours, less sleep and more responsibilities during the average person's day have all stolen time usually devoted to making home-cooked meals. Some families might eat a handful of meals cooked with fresh ingredients throughout the week, while others may eat processed or frozen foods every day of the week.Usually, frozen foods are thought of as nutritionally...more
Breakfast is often called the most important meal of the day, but with longer work hours and less sleep, it can be difficult to cobble together a healthy meal to start your day each morning. Scrambled eggs and fresh-squeezed orange juice are the ideal of many healthy breakfast eaters, but most people don't have the time to cook from scratch every day.To save time and...more
Canned items can make our lives much more convenient when making food in a hurry, but many wonder, "Is eating canned foods safe?" There are numerous health concerns about the effects of canned foods. Ultimately, they are safe as long as they are stored in the right conditions. However, for the benefit of your personal health, be sure that you know what can...more
Cherries have a unique place in the world of fruits. They serve as great ice cream toppings when you're looking to indulge yourself, but they also offer numerous health benefits. So if you're looking for a way to feel less guilty when scooping yourself a bowl of ice cream, add a cherry to it.Here are a few of the major advantages that cherries could offer for your...more
If you've been trying to shed some pounds for beach season, it's likely that you have been avoiding consuming too much candy. However, you may not have to. According to a study from researchers at the Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, adults who consume candy frequently are no more likely to be overweight or at an increased risk of heart disease than...more