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Size of Meals, Not Intermittent Fasting, May Aid Weight Loss

It's become a well-known, yet somewhat controversial, method of improving weight loss results- intermittent fasting. Many people support that the body benefits from a period without food after it has finished burning calories since the last meal. Not only do some advocates say it helps weight loss, but some say the method is a way… Continue reading Size of Meals, Not Intermittent Fasting, May Aid Weight Loss

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Fast Food Tied to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: ultra-processed foods don't do your body any favors. A new study shows that fast food, one of many ultra-processed foods, has now been tied to not only health concerns (diabetes, obesity) associated with consuming high amounts of sodium, fat, and preservatives, but also nonalcoholic fatty liver… Continue reading Fast Food Tied to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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8 Processed Foods That are Healthy

Ultra-processed foods should be avoided for a variety of reasons that include an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, weight gain, all-cause mortality, and dementia. But it’s not all bad news. Since there is a spectrum of how processed foods are, many options may be processed yet provide substantial nutritional benefit. Processing ranges widely: Minimally processed foods… Continue reading 8 Processed Foods That are Healthy

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Walking “Teabag” Style a Great (and Silly!) Way to Approach New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

Seventy-one percent of people resolve to improve their diet for the new year. The next most popular resolutions are to exercise more and to lose weight. But by February, almost 80% of people have already dropped their resolutions. It can be daunting to take on a lifestyle shift if you don't have a plan. A… Continue reading Walking “Teabag” Style a Great (and Silly!) Way to Approach New Year’s Fitness Resolutions