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Healthy Lifestyle and Still Can’t Lose Weight? Here’s Why

As obesity levels and heart disease began to rise in the ‘70s, food manufacturers convinced us that it was the fat in food that was responsible. They weren’t wrong either and this sparked the tsunami of fat-free or low-fat products we still enjoy today. Trouble is; when you take the fat out of food, you take out the taste too. Bland isn’t exactly appealing, even if it is fat free! To compensate, manufacturers turned to sugar and corn syrup to add the flavor punch that makes products appealing. Continue reading

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8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Stuck with your dad’s sluggish metabolism or is your slow cooker a result of an office job that has you sitting all day? No matter why your metabolism has slowed down, here are some science-backed ways to get your motor running. Improving your metabolic rate will mean you burn more calories every day and have more energy too. Here are a few ways to improve your metabolism that are healthy and easy to follow.

Breakfast of Champions

Eat a great breakfast every single day. After your overnight fast, your body needs to refuel or it goes right into starvation mode and slows your metabolism down. You will, as a result, feel sluggish and struggle to focus at work. A lack of fuel affects higher cognitive functions, concentration and memory, so you won’t be performing at your peak. Continue reading