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The Fastest and Healthiest Way To Drop 20 Lbs.

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20. Not only does it require diet and lifestyle changes, it also takes quite a bit of patience. Fortunately, using a mix of proven strategies can simplify and expedite weight loss.

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Diet and Nutrition

Skinnytaste Meal Plan (October 7-October 13)

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®. As fall finally starts to settle in (in most places anyway!) and pumpkin season is upon us- check out these easy recipes to save those seeds! Smoky BBQ Spiced Roasted […]
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Clean Eating

8 Mental Tricks To Help You “Think Thin”

Motivation to lose weight often hits an all-time high when the first buds of spring pop out, signaling that bathing suit season is not far behind. And while there’s no getting around the need to exercise and eat healthier, long-term weight loss starts in your head.

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Diet and Nutrition

Intermittent Fasting: Does It work?

Advocates of intermittent fasting make a compelling case to why it might work. But is it best for your goals? Here’s the clinical breakdown, along with a middle-ground approach.

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Diet and Nutrition

Probiotics 101

Probiotics are live microorganisms that are intended to have health benefits when consumed or applied to the body. They can be found in yogurt and other fermented foods, dietary supplements, and beauty products.

Although people often think of bacteria and other microorganisms as harmful “germs,” many are actually helpful. Some bacteria help digest food, destroy disease-causing cells, or produce vitamins. Many of the microorganisms in probiotic products are the same as or similar to microorganisms that naturally live in our bodies.

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Diet and Nutrition

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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