Increase Slow Metabolism with a Metabolic Reset

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Metabolism converts food into energy. But when it slows, sometimes we need a metabolic reset. Here are our top ways to increase slow metabolism. Wouldn’t it be great if we could keep the metabolism we had at 12 well into our old age? Unfortunately, like many things, metabolism shifts with time.  While it’s natural for […]

8 Exercises that Boost Metabolism

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Finding it harder to keep weight off as you age? Try these exercises that boost metabolism.  One of the biggest obstacles on the road to weight loss is a slow metabolism. No matter how much dieting you do, if your metabolism is sluggish you may not burn calories or fat fast enough to feel (and […]

10 High Thermic Foods that Speed Up Metabolism

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Food can also speed up your metabolism by increasing your metabolic rate to digest, absorb, and transport nutrients. But not all foods have a high-thermic effect. Feeling sluggish or tired all the time? Do you struggle to lose weight despite eating less? These can be signs of a slow metabolism.  The good news is that […]

The Science Behind Stress Belly: Causes, Effects, and How to Beat It

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Weight gain isn’t always tied to overeating. Hormones like cortisol could also be playing a part, leading to “stress belly”. Are you feeling a bit bigger around the middle lately? Have you noticed that it all started after being under increased or constant stress? What you’re experiencing is more than just weight gain – it’s […]

Can Food Sensitivities Cause Weight Gain?

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Trying to reach your weight loss goals and not seeing any progress? Maybe it’s time to take a look at what you’re eating, not just how much. Food sensitivities could be playing a part! You’re eating less, you’re exercising regularly, and you’re managing your stress. But you’re still not seeing any change on the scale. […]

Are You Skinny Fat? Take a Look at Your Visceral Fat

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Simply being thin is not necessarily an indicator of health. In fact, a person with “normal” BMI can still have high amounts of visceral fat lurking under the surface creating a “skinny fat” phenomenon.  When it comes to fitness, numbers matter – both on the scale and off. While most of us gauge our fitness […]

7 Ways to Detox, Balance Hormones & Manage Weight

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Research has proven body toxins can interfere with key body functions causing hormone imbalances and impacting the body’s ability to lose or maintain a healthy weight. Here’s how fixing both can help you increase your metabolism and reach your health goals.  Do you feel like you’re on a never-ending hamster wheel when it comes to […]

11 Ways to Lose Belly Fat & How it Can Overhaul Your Health

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Burning belly fat not only trims your waist, but it can help overall your health as well. Follow these tips to lose belly fat with diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Carrying extra weight around your middle? You aren’t the only one. In fact, nearly 60% of American adults fall into the “abdominal obesity” category – […]

3 Secrets of Weight Loss

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We’re constantly bombarded with ad after ad, commercial after commercial, all trying to get us to buy into the big secrets of weight loss magic! Every time I see an ad or marketing scheme promising fast results in a short amount of time for weight loss, I always think of the scene in the movie […]

5 Secret Causes of Belly Bloat and How to Beat It

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Can’t get rid of that belly bloat no matter what you do? Belly bloat isn’t always a sign you’re carrying around excess weight. If diet, crunches, and cardio aren’t doing the trick, look over these five causes of belly bloat. They may just give you the information you need to get the flat stomach you’ve […]

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