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10 Ways 10 Pounds Can Change Your Life

Yes, fitting into our skinny jeans- definitely a priority. But, just for a second let’s put our fragile egos aside and think beyond our seam-bursting thighs. Dropping ten pounds has the potential to impact your life beyond your looks. We’re talking a serious self-confidence facelift, improved health, and maybe even a few extra years to [...]



Are You Addicted to Food?

When you finally have it, you sweat, your heart races, you get flushed in the face, you reach a moment of utter bliss. Sounds like a drug addiction, right? Well, I’m actually just talking about food addiction. I shouldn’t say just a food addiction though, since a large portion of the nation is suffering from obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other conditions induced by bad eating habits. But researchers have found that it is no coincidence that the sensations one feels when they eat certain fast foods or junk food are very similar to the sensations of smoking a cigarette or even doing heroine. Don’t shake your head at the next overweight person you see and say “they have no self-control” because given the right food, you may lose all control too.



Condiments That Cure

Some dieters are terrified of anything that goes on TOP of your food. To them, it’s all just extra calories. But some of those calories are actually loaded with benefits. Spices, herbs and spreads can curb your appetite, ease digestion, promote brain function, AND fight heart disease and cancer. So go ahead—spread, sprinkle or dash on some of these condiments that cure.



Blood Sugar Regulating/ Diabetes Prevention

180 million. That’s the number or people in the world with diabetes, and the number grows each year. If you have hypoglycemia or any other pre-diabetic condition, there are luckily foods that can help reverse your body’s progression towards the disease.