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The 5-Day Mini-Fast Plan

Fasting may seem like an extreme weight-loss measure but in order to lose weight, abstaining from food for a set period of time can help yo...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Rice

Will cutting out rice from my diet help me lose weight?

The bottom line is calories. If your total calorie intake exceeds what your body can burn, then you gain weight. Although calories in rice add up fast [1/3 cup cooked rice has almost 100 calories], omitting rice may not be the only way to cut down on calories. Keep a food diary for a week and consult a nutritionist to help identify the hidden calories in your diet.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Almonds

These oval-shaped little nuts just may hold the key for many to get more calcium in their diets. In fact, this nut is the richest source of calcium out of all the nuts coming in at 23 milligrams of calcium in just one serving. What makes the nutrition-rich almond even more desirable is its high level of vitamin E, with one serving providing 15 percent of the RDA for vitamin E. But the goodness of almonds doesn’t stop there. Almonds are also a valuable source of protein. So if you don’t eat meat, be sure to stock up on almonds.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Healthy Summer Recipes


Our favorite ways to embrace summertime are to cook everything on the grill and eat lots of fresh produce. Whether you're looking for a heart-healthy salmon recipe or an easy appetizer, eating healthfully in the summer months is easy and delicious. These fabulous recipes include tangy gazpacho and spicy barbecued shrimp with tomato salad.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Lifestyle Patterns Quiz

Dr. Robert Kushner found that certain personality types and patterns are more prone to weight gain. Are you a People Pleaser? A Steady Snacker? Take this quiz to discover your health personality. The results will allow Retrofit experts to create a weight loss plan that's just right for you.

Click here.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

8 Summer Steps for Healthy Living

In the warmer, longer, lazier days of summer, the living may not be easy, but your life probably feels less chaotic. Even adults tend to adopt a "school's out!" attitude in summer. That's why this is a perfect time to improve your health in a fashion so seasonally laid back you'll barely notice the effort.

To get you started, WebMD went to eight health experts in fields such as diet, fitness, stressstress, vision, and oral health. We asked them this: If you could only suggest one simple change this season to boost personal health, what would it be?

Click here for the top 8 tips.
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