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5 Unexpected Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

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5 Unexpected Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Ultimately, weight loss is not a hard equation; you have to take in less calories than you burn throughout the day. However, there are some simple things you could be doing that could be hindering your progress and ruining all of your efforts. If you’ve tried everything and still find it impossible to lose the…

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#AskTheExpert: How to Fight Cold and Flu with Good Nutrition

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#AskTheExpert: How to Fight Cold and Flu with Good Nutrition

As we are being hit by another bout of cold weather, we thought it would be perfect timing to get some expert advice on how to manage and fight colds and flu with good nutrition. Nancy Ashmawy, a registered holistic nutritionist, gives us all the up-to-date nutrition information we need to help us ward off…

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Artificial Sweeteners Could Make You Gain Weight

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Artificial Sweeteners Could Make You Gain Weight

If you are one to load up on the ‘sugar-free’, calorie-free’ diet soft drinks to help you lose weight, you need to stop and think about what you are really putting into your body. I’ll admit artificial sweeteners are a very attractive concept; you can satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking your calorie bank for…

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Why Supplements Won’t Really Boost Your Immunity

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Why Supplements Won’t Really Boost Your Immunity

Nobody likes being under the weather, and that’s why especially during the winter months we search for miracle supplements to boost our immunity and help our bodies get through the toughest of conditions. Immunity is a two part system that involves a series of very complex mechanisms incorporating different organs and biological functions. Innate Immunity…

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Why You Should Listen to Your Gut

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Why You Should Listen to Your Gut

“All disease begins in the gut” might sound like a new medical breakthrough, but it’s actually a theory that’s a few thousand years old. Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician deemed the ‘father of medicine’, was the first to note it  and thousands of years later it’s being shown he wasn’t far from the truth. While…

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Here’s Why We’re Doing Meat Free January

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Here’s Why We’re Doing Meat Free January

Meat Free January, Veganuary, whatever you want to call it; going meat free for just one month can have profound benefits on your health. Today we’re sharing with you just a few reasons why we’re joining the international movement and giving up animal products for the first month of the year. December is a month…

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