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The Skinny on Oils

Contributed by Margaret Ruth Olson Trying to wiggle into your skinny jeans? Drinking a couple of teaspoons of olive oil in your morning coffee may be the trick. Despite its bad reputation for packing on the pounds, oil (the good kind), if consumed properly, can help lower cholesterol, fight inflammation, protect the nervous system and [...]

 

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Hypnotize Yourself Thin

Sororities have chants, religious institutions have hymns, and psychologists coach personal mantras. These all believe in the power of your mind to alter your perspective. With chants, literature, discussion groups, you can change the way you view just about anything. The power of the mind has helped people quit smoking, recover from the trauma of [...]

 

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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 [...]

 

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8 Ways to Lose Weight Without Dieting or Exercise (like sex & sleep)

Want to lose weight without going to the gym? Take advantage of some of life’s greatest (and surprisingly fat burning) pleasures like sleep, sex, acupuncture, laughter, and just breathing deeply—no diet, no sweat.

 

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A Salad You Will Actually LOVE

I have never been a salad person. Yes, I know how “healthy” they are (except for the gobs of pure fat salad dressing), but I just couldn’t get into them. Until now… I am literally OBSESSED with Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop’s Antioxidant Orchard Salad mixed with housemade dressing (that you can also buy and take home- which I have stocked up on). Celebrities flock to the Beverly Hills and Century City, California shops craving their high quality, low fat, super tasty concoctions that redefine salads, transforming them from “eh” to AMAZING, filling, and totally flavorful.