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49 Secrets on How to Lose Weight Fast

49 Secrets on How to Lose Weight Fast Whether you’ve decided to get in better shape as part of a New Year’s resolution or just want to boost your normal routine, there’s never a bad time to get fit and shed those last extra pounds. But if you’ve ever tried losing weight, getting in shape, or simply leading a healthier … Read More


20 Coconut Oil Benefits & Side Effects (#5 is Life Saving)

Coconut Oil Benefits To date, there are over 1,500 studies proving coconut oil to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Coconut oil benefits and uses go beyond what most people realize. Research has finally uncovered the secrets to this amazing fruit; namely healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs), these unique fats include: Caprylic acid Lauric acid … Read More

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20 Greatest Green Smoothie Recipes

  Green Smoothie Recipes Short on time, but still want to sneak  plenty of healthy foods into your day? Then these green smoothie recipes are your answer! It seems that no matter what your ailment is- low energy, headaches, muscle and joint pain, or easing menstrual cramps- green smoothies are your cure for all of these problems, and more. Making … Read More

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Artichoke Benefits, Recipes & Nutrition Facts

The Amazing Artichoke Artichokes make my Healthy Shopping List for many reasons: there strong tie to preventing serious conditions such as heart disease and cancer, their nourishing effect on the liver and digestive tract, ability to reduce dangerous body-wide inflammation, and of course their great taste and versatility in recipes too. While artichoke hearts are often the most widely available … Read More

Red and White Quinoa

10 Quinoa Nutrition Facts & Benefits

Incredible Quinoa Nutrition Facts Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a 7,000 year old grain that originated in the mountainous regions of South America that has gained a lot of popularity over the last few years due to its significant nutrition and health benefits (1). It is an ancient grain that is one  foods that fit people love due to its unique nutritional profile, as … Read More

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Grapefruit Benefits Weight Loss and Glowing Skin

Grapefruit, also known as citrus paradise, is relatively new on the nutritional scene as it was first discovered in Barbados around the 18th century. History credits Captain Shaddock for first cultivating seeds from the orange and pomelo that ultimately led to the naturally occurring cross breed that we now enjoy. Early in the 19th century, some Florida farmers brought grapefruit … Read More

Spoon full of Stevia

Stevia Side Effects: Good or Bad?

I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about stevia lately and have seen several articles and  other sources online claiming that there may be some negative stevia side effects. Isn’t stevia an herb? And aren’t herbs supposed to be good for us? If so, then why all the fuss? I’m going to answer all of your questions in this article … Read More

Rhodiola Benefits

Rhodiola Benefits: Burning Fat for Energy and Beating Depression

Rhodiola Rosea also known as “golden root” is an adaptogen herb with tremendous fat burning, energy enhancing and brain boosting power. Adaptogens are a group of plants that can help your body adapt to physical, chemical, and environmental stress and rhodiola is one of the most effective in this family. This unique herb grows at high altitudes in the arctic … Read More

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet Benefits Cancer and Weight Loss

The Ketogenic Diet Benefits and Successes  The Ketogenic diet was originally designed for patients with epilepsy by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. It was found that fasting helped improve the amount of seizures patients had. Unfortunately, long-term fasting is not a feasible for more than a few days, therefore a diet was developed that would trick the body into … Read More

Burn Belly Fat

3 Compounds that Burn Belly Fat

New research is revealing that the secret to weight loss may be more complex than “eat less, move more”. The key may be an enzyme called AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) that is found in Blueberries, Grapefruit, Green Tea and Cayenne Peppers.  AMPK’s helps your body utilize sugar which results in boosting your metabolism resulting in weight loss. AMPK is generally activated … Read More