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Here’s When It’s Appropriate to Comment on Someone’s Body Transformation

Bodies change a great deal over time, and sometimes those transformations are dramatic. When you see a friend who suddenly looks different, there’s a strong impulse to remark on it. Sometimes that kind of comment will be extremely welcome—even expected—and sometimes it will be unappreciated and downright hurtful.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Track Your Weight Loss Without Obsessing Over Numbers

If you trying to change your body weight, sometimes you need to step on a scale to see how things are going. But it gets dispiriting to judge yourself first thing in the morning, celebrating if you lost a pound or feeling like you’ve been doing everything wrong if you gained one.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Big New Diet Study Just Disproved a Lot of Pet Theories on Weight Loss

Teach 600 people to eat more vegetables and less added sugar for a year, and it turns out they’ll lose weight. There’s nothing super shocking in the DIETFITS study published today, but there’s a lot to learn about what doesn’t matter in dieting.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Diets Like Whole30 Can Lead to Eating Disorders

We don’t often discuss the mental impact of restrictive diets like Whole30 (no “inflammatory” foods), keto (low carb, high fat) or paleo (foods supposedly eaten during the Paleolithic era). People like to tout the weight loss and mood-boosting effects of these diets, but experts say they can push some of us toward…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Resolve to Eat Healthy in 2018

Bright and beautiful fruits. Hearty whole grains. Vitamin packed vegetables in the most delicious of sauces. Are you ready for this? Here are some of our best tips, tricks, and advice on eating healthy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Biggest Losers Have to Exercise a Ton to Keep the Weight Off

Diet usually matters more for weight loss than exercise, but it turns out that Biggest Loser contestants who managed to keep the weight off have to exercise a lot. But if you and I aren’t Biggest Loser contestants, does that mean anything for us?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Everybody Is Lying About How to Flatten Your Belly

Core exercises will build up your abs, but they do nothing for the layer of fat on top of them. Likewise, no leg exercise can give you slimmer thighs. And yet headlines and tweets about shrinking specific body parts abound—even when the articles themselves contradict the headline.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Do You Eat Healthy When Your Work Surrounds You With Junk Food? 

I worked in a bakery once. If a cookie broke, we couldn’t sell it, so naturally I would dispose of the evidence in the most delicious way possible. Sometimes I’d be filling doughnuts with icing and it would smell so good and at the end there would be some leftover icing. A little taste couldn’t […]

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Orangetheory Does Not Have a Magic Secret to Weight Loss

If you’re the type to spend every Saturday with Lululemon stretched across your ass and a bottle of Smartwater® within your reach, you’ve probably heard of Orangetheory Fitness. The Florida-based franchise, known for the orange lighting of its high-tech workout spaces, is growing into an exercise trend bigger than…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Track Calories and Macros in Homemade Meals

If you’ve ever experimented with food tracking, you probably know that it’s really easy to track the calories and nutritional macros in a can of chicken noodle soup or a box of chocolate chip cookies—the information is right there on the package, and it’s often pre-loaded into apps like Fitbit and MyFitnessPal—but…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar Isn’t the Miracle Elixir It’s Cracked Up to Be

Apple cider vinegar has been a multipurpose folk remedy for decades, touted as a disinfectant, a natural way to replenish skin and hair, and a superfood with all kinds of benefits. Science has backed a few of these purposes, for vinegar in general, but the observable results are pretty meh.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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