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The Battle of Weight Versus Muscle Mass

By Mary Goforth

One of the strongest reasons that people don’t stick to their diet or fitness plan is not because of the lack of willpower, but because of the number on the scale. Nothing can be more discouraging than standing on the scale, only to see that the number is higher than when it was when you […]

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Dieting Advice That Just Isn’t True

By Mary Goforth

The world of dieting can be a confusing one, especially in the information age. All around you, different sources tell you different things. One site will say something is bad for you, and another will say that the previous advice isn’t true. You don’t know what to believe! It’s enough to make someone just not […]

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Diet Soda Encourages Weight Gain: Truth or Myth?

By Mary Goforth

There is nothing like the sweet fizzy taste that enthrals your mouth when you’re guzzling down a bottle of Coca-Cola or Pepsi. This is why when you visit your favourite fast food restaurant for a bacon and cheese sandwich you order it with a DIET soda – the next best thing and supposedly ‘healthier choice;’ […]

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5 Proven Ways To Reduce Your Salt Intake

By Mary Goforth

Salt: friend or foe? There is nothing more bittersweet than our love for salt. We fear it, yet we can’t get enough of it. It’s what made the bacon you had for breakfast so addictive, the hotdog you had for lunch so mouth-watering and the salad you had for dinner so, so good. You know […]

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Ground Flaxseed vs. Flaxseed Oil: Is One Better Than The Other

By Mary Goforth

Ground flaxseed has long been used in food preparation across Asia and Europe and now you can find many different products made from it in supermarkets across the United States. Available products range from tortilla chips to multigrain bars – whether you need a healthy snack or dinner, you’ll be able to find the right […]

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Why You Should Strive for Healthiness Instead of Skinniness

By Mary Goforth

No matter who you are, you probably have a dream body that you wish to attain. Whether it’s washboard abs, or just to be skinnier, everyone dreams. There’s nothing wrong with this. If you keep your perfect body in mind, it can motivate you, and you can achieve your goals, or at least get as […]

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Avocado and Your Heart: 6 Reasons Why They Go Together

By Mary Goforth

Avocado had a bad rap over the years. Doctors, nutritionists, and self-proclaimed health gurus told everyone to stay away from them, as they had a high fat content. However, the game has changed. The avocado is actually a very heart-healthy addition to any diet, and it’s not fattening at all. Here are six explanations as […]

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A Simple Guide to Sports Nutrition

By Mary Goforth

Overeating – one of the main concerns for most females as it relates to nutrition. However, you’re not like most females. Considering you made it all the way here, it’s evident you’re not looking for shortcuts or word of mouth information; you want precise, yet simple facts that will give you fast results. If you’re […]