Failure = Success? Does Breaking Your Diet Lead to Ongoing Success?

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As you go about your weight-loss diet plan, one thing that you will want to make sure that you start doing from time to time is taking a short break. This can seem daunting, like it will set back your hard-earned progress. However, failing to let yourself off the hook once in a while will […]

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Crash And Burn – Why You Should Stay Away from Crash Diets

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Crash diets are one of the most detrimental – yet easiest – things you could do if you want to see long-term results. Yet because of flashy marketing full of empty promises, people who want to lose weight make this mistake time and time again. The promise of fast results is no doubt alluring, but […]

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Skinny By Nature – Secrets of the Naturally Thin

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If you’re currently on a weight-loss diet but are struggling to get the results you hope for, you’re surely wondering why it seems like some people don’t have to think about staying thin. While you fight, fight, fight to lose weight to no avail, others eat what they want and are a size small. Are […]

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Quality Over Quantity – Why It’s So Important When It Comes To Your Food

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As you go about your fat-loss diet plan, one thing that you’ll need to be thinking about is food quality over food quantity. One big mistake is placing all your focus on hitting daily calorie targets without thinking about the types of foods you’re eating to get there. It’s easy to get wrapped up in […]

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Fuel Your Fat Burning Furnace – Eat More Protein!

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Want to increase the rate of fat loss you’re experiencing? If you only make one change to your diet, increase your protein intake. This is one of the fastest ways to kick-start fat loss for a number of reasons. Most people don’t have much protein in their diets, consuming primarily fat and carbs instead, which […]

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Know Thine Enemy – Why Convenience Foods are Fat-Loss Foes

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If you’re on a weight-loss diet and are always short on time, it’s tempting to turn to the many convenience food options available. Eating something is better than eating nothing, right? So you do your best to choose the healthiest looking thing – even if it’s at a fast food joint. But is this really […]

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Crème de la Crème – Why Adding Dairy to Your Diet Can Increase Fat Loss

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If you’re planning a weight-loss diet, you may be thinking about omitting all dairy products. Many people have come to believe that dairy-rich foods will only hinder the weight-loss results they see when, really, the opposite is true. Adding dairy products back into your diet can be beneficial not only for fat loss, but also […]

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Take A Small Step Back So You Can Take A Huge Step Forward – Dieting: When to Take a Break

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One of the most under-rated techniques in weight-loss is simply taking a break. A diet break is an excellent way to give yourself a psychological boost while on a restrictive eating plan because it’ll allow you to satisfy food cravings and get some brief relief from any hunger you may be experiencing while on the […]

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Get The Most From Your Carbs – The Best High-Energy Carbohydrates for Your Diet

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If you’re a very active individual who plays sports or participates in intense exercise, for example swimming or dancing, eating high-energy carbohydrates is an absolute must. Some people are fearful of adding energy-dense carbs because they think they will cause weight gain, but as long as you select the right sources and monitor portion sizes, […]

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Gear Up Your Nutrition – 13 Important Points to Know about Pre-Workout Nutrition

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As you go about designing your diet plan, make sure that you are eating right before a workout session. Otherwise you will not perform as well during that workout and will not recovery as quickly. The primary time when you want to fuel your body is in the hours before you’ll be exerting extra energy. […]

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Look Out! – How to Spot a Crash Diet

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If you’re looking for a fast way to lose weight, you may find yourself falling for the empty promises of a crash diet. By severely restricting what you can eat, these diets are one of the most detrimental things that you could do for your overall health. These diets are unsupportive of long-term progress because […]

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Breakfast Perfection!

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Make no mistake about it – breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Serving up a delicious and nutritious breakfast is a great way to control food cravings throughout the day and give your body an instant boost of nutrition at a prime time when it needs replenishment. Breakfast is a […]

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Fiber Up! How to Increase Your Dietary Fiber Intake

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Getting enough dietary fiber in on a daily basis will help to reduce the level of hunger you experience, slow the digestion of food though the body, enhance heart health, and regulate blood sugar levels. Taking good care of your dietary fiber intake is important to overall digestive health. While it is important that you […]

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Pro Protein – How to Incorporate Protein Powder into Your Day

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Regardless of whether you’re looking to improve your fat-loss results, maintain your body weight, or build more muscle mass, one thing that you must include in your diet is plenty of protein. There’s no question about it: Protein powder can make reaching your nutritional targets much easier because it’s convenient, fast and comes in a […]

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Eating Out And Staying On Track

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Trying to eat healthfully is challenging enough on its own. You add visiting a restaurant to the mix and it can be a recipe for disaster. It’s pretty straight forward when you’re cooking at home because you know what ingredients you’re using and what you’re putting into your body. When you dine out, however, you […]

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Not Your Mom’s Vegetables

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Any time you think of healthy eating, I think one food group comes to mind, and that food group is vegetables. Fiber is one of the things that make eating vegetables so beneficial; even though you’re on a restrictive eating plan they’ll help you to fill up fast and stay full longer. And because they […]

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