Can This Fat Make You Skinny?

For years, nutrition experts have been telling us that saturated fats are the enemy. You have probably heard that they are contributing to our expanding waistlines, causing heart disease, high cholesterol, and a host of other problems ranging from Alzheimer's to stroke. What is strange about this is that research involving …

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Is Gluten the Next Fat Free?

  Everything from crackers to pizza to beer is now carrying a gluten-free label. Kinda reminds me of the 80s (anyone out there old enough to remember them?) when every cake, cookie and piece of chocolate carried a no-fat label. But is there something to the diet du jour of this new …

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4 Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

Would you like to add five, six, or even ten years to your life? I know what you're thinking: No way, whatever you're going to suggest is going to be too hard. Now what if I told you that every piece of advice I'm going to give you takes very little …

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Five Fun (And Free!) Workout Videos

I like to work out, but with my jam-packed schedule, I hardly have time to lace up a pair of cross-trainers, let alone get to the gym to exercise. But until I can hire a personal trainer to come to my home, I'll have to call on my powers of discipline (not to mention …

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Is Your Cell Phone Making You Fat?

Is Your Cell Phone Making You Fat?

Are you reading this on your smart phone? You may want to put it down. As much as I enjoy you reading my blog, I don't want to contribute to your expanding waistline. Or to something even more dangerous (More on that later)… Unfortunately, if you're reading this on a cell phone, I may …

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9 Ways To Fake A Good Night’s Sleep

Have you ever had a sleepless night? Who hasn't, right? No matter how dedicated you are to logging your eight hours, sometimes less-than-stellar sleep is inevitable. But dragging all day just isn't practical, at least not in my hectic life. I'll bet it isn't in yours either. But back away from …

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5 Superfoods To Boost Your Brainpower

Are you forever losing your keys? Join the club. Sometimes I feel like I'm moving a million miles a minute and my brain is left in the dust. But it shouldn't be that way. In fact, it can't be that way. I have too many important things to do for my brain to feel …

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5 Weird And Wacky Cures That Actually Work

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Do you constantly find yourself searching inside your medicine cabinet? Yet you never find what you need? How about thinking outside the cabinet? Today I'm going to share some scientifically proven treatments and cures that work with surprising household objects and foods. They might sound strange, but they work. I promise! …

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Veggie Chips: A Healthy Snack Alternative?

I'm a father of four. That means my kids are always clamoring for snacks. It also means my wife and I are forever on the hunt for good-for-you goodies. So when I spotted a bag of “veggie chips” in the grocery store, I lunged for it quicker than you can say, “Pass the dip.” I …

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The Hidden Costs Of Belly Fat

I talk a lot about what that extra helping of hot fudge will do to your health. But has anybody ever told you what it might do to your wealth? Some new research has come across my desk showing it's not only your waistline that's affected by your weight. When you're …

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Eat This And Be Beautiful

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My bathroom is a sea of creams, lotions and potions. And while sure, I'm concerned with the way my skin looks, most of the bathroom square footage belongs to my lovely wife, Melanie. And no matter how many times I tell her that she's beautiful regardless of what she puts on her …

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