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8 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain that Actually Work

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Key Takeaways Most people gain just 1 to 2 pounds of fat during the holidays, and this is easily avoided or lost if you know what you’re doing in the kitchen and gym. One of the best ways to avoid excessive fat gain during the holidays...

“Metabolic Damage” and “Starvation Mode,” Debunked by Science

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Key Takeaways “Metabolic damage” isn’t real, has never stopped someone from losing weight, and doesn’t need to be “fixed” with special diet techniques. “Starvation mode” is sort of real, but isn’t nearly as dramatic as many people think, and naturally resolves itself after you stop dieting. Keep...

Good Question: Should You Eat Back the Calories You Burn from Exercise?

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Key Takeaways Eating back the calories you burn during exercise is unnecessary and usually just slows weight loss. Most of the methods people use to calculate how many calories they burn during exercise overestimate their actual calorie burn, which can lead people to eat more than...

Banana chocolate ice pops

Summer isn’t quite complete without everyone’s favorite summer treat – ice pops. But why buy when you can make? Store bought ice pops are loaded with sugar and calories. So instead, cool down and take some of the sizzle out of summer with these...

Kiwi & Avocado Green Smoothie

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Avocado lends this smoothie a silky and creamy texture, so no dairy needed. Drink the smoothie immediately upon making it to derive maximum benefit from all its nutrients. If not sweet enough, simply add a teaspoon of good quality honey. Kiwi & Avocado Green Smoothie YIELD: Serves...