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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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Why Huevos Rancheros Just Might Be The BEST Breakfast for Weight-Loss

South of the Border, South on the Scale?

Your usual breakfast of Cheerios or yogurt is a wimp compared to this! At least in its fat-burning, calorie-blasting and metabolism boosting abilities. Take a cue from south of the border breakfast food and the scale might turn south too with this super weight-loss dish.

 

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10 Foods Every Dieter Should Eat

One slice of pizza, large orange soda, extra ranch dressing, and a hot fudge brownie. Now, just add a diet pill, and it’s like it never happened, right? Unfortunately, this is the mentality of many dieters out there. The trouble with diet pills is that they are not meant to be taken for a suspended period of time, so unless you’re building healthy, slimming habits on the side, then once you drop the diet pill, you’ll notice an increase in your backside. The scarier thing is all of the recalls on diet products due to unexpected side effects—some fatal. Ok, so have I scared you away from the short cut way to dieting yet? Good. Because I have another solution waiting for you here: Studies have found that these foods help curb cravings, fight certain food addictions, boost metabolism and burn fat. And you actually get to chew and savor these slimming sensations.

 

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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.