How to lose your dependence on sugary snacks and sweets

by J D Heyes for Natural News We get it: Those holiday sweets and treats are often very difficult to pass up, which is why we tend to pack on the pounds during the final month of the year. But you know what you have to do now, right? Right. It’s time to give them…

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Why soaking your grains helps with weight loss and diabetes

by Rosemary Hansen Why soak grains? You can soak grains before cooking or baking them. Soaking grains (and nuts, seeds, and legumes) helps to neutralize phytic acid, an anti-nutrient, present in them. Phytic acid blocks the absorption of critical vitamins and minerals (phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc) from being assimilated into the body. Phytic acid also…

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Drinking water REALLY DOES help with weightloss!

For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, water may be what the doctor ordered. A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 U.S. adults found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain water by 1 percent reduced…

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Chia seeds: great for weight loss!

It’s no secret that chia seeds are a powerful superfood. Through the years, people have eagerly added them to a variety of foods, from smoothies and yogurts, to oats and fruit. With three times more iron than spinach, and twice the amount of protein of any other seed or grain, it comes as no surprise…

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These fruits and veggies will help you lose weight

By Sarah Landers Most adults gain weight as they age, and scientific studies have shown that even small increases in weight can have a substantial impact on our risk of developing hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. It seems like almost everyone is on a diet, and there is so much information online about what…

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How to go down three dress sizes without really trying – step three

This article is Step Three in the series How to go down three dresses without really trying. Click here for the introduction and here for Step One and Step Two. I think you will love Step Three because it’s all about eating chocolate! Not the shop bought kind, which is nutritionally dead and just empty…

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How to go down three dress sizes without really trying – step two

This article is Step Two in the series How to go down three dresses without really trying. Click here for the introduction and here for Step One. Step Two builds on Step One in that it is addressing the same theme –  of over-inflammation in the body. I think you’d be surprised at how much…

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How to go down three dress sizes without really trying – step one

By Ishtar Babilu Dingir This is the first step in our new series of how to go down three dress sizes without really trying and the picture above describes it perfectly. A couple of months ago, I gave up dairy products… not because milk in itself and in its raw, organic state has anything wrong…

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How to go down three dress sizes without really trying – begin here

By Ishtar Babilu Dingir I know that sounds like one of those cheap internet ads which drive you to a page where you have to buy the latest super dooper wonder food to come out of the Brazilian rainforest… whatever it happens to be that day. But it really isn’t… this is the real deal.…

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Vitamin D deficiency causes weight gain: Drop weight effortlessly by boosting vitamin supplementation

By Aurora Geib For years, the mathematical equation offered to those trying to lose weight seemed simple enough: Burn more calories than you consume. Piece of cake, right? Unfortunately, as with almost everything concerning the human body, it’s not quite as simple as that. Over the years, more and more scientific evidence leaks out —…

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The five best ways to resist belly fat as we age

by Aurora Geib Have you ever asked a real estate agent what’s the most critical factor when it comes to selling a house? Their answer was probably something you’ve heard before: “Location, location, location.” Well, oddly enough, when it comes to our health and being even a little overweight, that same, worn out real estate…

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How is the amount of bacteria in your gut connected to the size of your waistline?

  By Dr Mercola Daily supplements with the probiotic Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055 may help weight loss in people with obese tendencies, according to new research. After twelve weeks of consuming a fermented milk product containing the Lactobacillus strain, study subjects averaged a 4.6 percent reduction in abdominal fat and a 3.3 percent reduction in subcutaneous…

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Genetically modified foods make you fat … and sick and sterile

Numerous scientic tests show that genetically modified foods also cause stomach inflammation, haemorrhagic bowel disease, thinning of intestinal walls, breast cancer, kidney and liver disease, low sperm count, sterility, stillbirths …. need I go on? The picture of Michelangelo’s David’s return to Italy from America, where it’s been for two years, is a joke. But…

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Transform your life in 10 minutes with ancient ‘youthing practice’

If you need more zest and zip in your life, the secret to these states and more can be found in a set of simple (yet profound) yogic exercises known as the “Five Tibetans.” Developed by Buddhist monks and brought to the West in the 1930s, Tibetan yoga is a series of five movements that…

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