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Whoa: This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Enough Water

If you’re reading this: Drink a glass of water. You likely need it, as 75 percent of Americans are described as “chronically dehydrated.”
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Everything You Need To Know About The Ketogenic Diet

The keto diet emphasizes weight loss through fat-burning. The goal is to quickly lose weight and ultimately feel fuller with fewer cravings, while boosting your mood, mental focus and energy. According to keto proponents, by slashing the carbs you consume and instead filling up on fats, you safely enter a state of ketosis.
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Should I Cut Out Alcohol to Get Rid of Fat?

First, I’ll toast you to a good question here. (I’m drinking green tea right now, but feel free to have a sip of whatever you wish.) When people ask “does alcohol make you fat,” or “should I stop drinking to lose weight,” the answer is complex
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Science Might Have Identified the Optimal Human Diet

Americans are notoriously unhealthy eaters. The so-called Western diet—one that adores meat, abhors fat, and can’t get enough of processed food — has dominated menus and mealtimes for nearly half a century and has become synonymous with obesity and metabolic dysfunction. Short of swallowing actual poison, it’s hard to imagine a more ruinous approach to eating than the one practiced by many U.S. adults.
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How to Strengthen and Rehab Your Knee After Injury

The knee is the largest joint in the body. People use it heavily every day as they walk, run, climb, or jump. As a result, it is also very prone to injury and pain. When these occur, a doctor may recommend exercises to help a person strengthen the muscles around the knee.
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Skinnytaste Meal Plan (August 12-August 18)

A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers SmartPoints®. Sorry for the delay on posting this meal plan this week, I was away in Aruba (such a great time!) on a family vacation and just returned. If you’re new […] The post Skinnytaste Meal Plan (August 12-August 18) appeared first on Skinnytaste.
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