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8 Simple Slimming Tips

Staying slim sounds great. Suffering, taking drastic measures or just doing something plain weird to do it, doesn’t. Here are 8 easy tips to incorporate into your life to help you appear and actually be slimmer, without really trying.



Are you REALLY Consuming 93 lbs of Sugar a Year?

Is your sugar high keeping your weight high? I know you need your morning boost, your afternoon pick me up, your after dinner treat…but these seemingly insignificant routines could be racking up a significant amount of sugar in your diet. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons a day of sugar for women—that’s 6 packets. How many little paper packets are people actually tearing open daily? Some as many as 28 a day! That adds up to 93 POUNDS of the sweet stuff EVERY YEAR! And how does that translate to your body? You are consuming an annual 40,800 calories, which means 11.5 lbs of body weight in sugar every year. So how are you putting on the few extra pounds? Probably with some of these very popular items…



Drinks That Make You Fat, And Those That Don’t

You may be watching the foods you eat, but are you paying attention to one of the biggest unknown diet blunders that could be the reason you can’t seem to shed the fat? What is it? Drinks. Yes, a fifth of your calories (if you’re the “average’ American) come from drinks! In fact, some people consume as much as 2000 calories everyday just by drinking sodas and fruit juice (considering that 3,500 calories= 1 lb fat… you can easily see how that would make you gain weight fast! Here’s the skinny, and the fat, of what you’re sipping (of course… moderation is key and one sip, or even one glass won’t make you suddenly blow up).