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Primary resource for the newest information and updates as well as tips on medicine and health.
Primary resource for the newest information and updates as well as tips on medicine and health.

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"This helpful post comes to us from our friends at buff.ly/2aLB9Ki. So, you’ve made a commitment to become healthier, take bet...

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Four Easy Tips To Avoid Burnout After Committing To A Healthy Lifestyle - This helpful post comes to us from our friends at AOL.com. So, you’ve made a commitment to become healthier, take better care of yourself, and ultimately lose that extra unwanted weight. You’ve been absolutely killing it and honestly can’t believe how well you’re doing. Then suddenly, that moment happens. Yes, that dreaded moment of burnout. You’re having a motivation meltdown! Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there at one time or another, and it’s not a fun feeling, especially after all the work you’ve put in. The truth is, you know at the end of the day quitting isn’t worth it, but you’re almost to the point where you don’t care — you’re ready to throw in the towel. Before you do, however, we’ve got a few easy tips to help you remember why you started living healthy in the first place. Don’t give up all hope just yet and take a look below. 1. Don't set unrealistic goals. Photo Credit: anna.li / Flickr Many of us are guilty of superwoman

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"Incorporating these small lifestyle changes can make a big difference in your weight-loss goals. Photo Credit: Huffingt...

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10 Seriously Easy Tips For Losing Weight By The End of Summer - Incorporating these small lifestyle changes can make a big difference in your weight-loss goals. Photo Credit: Huffingtonpost.com Have a Plan Confronting our food-centric world without a plan is a recipe for diet disaster. From free samples at Sam's Club to candy bars at the drugstore checkout and fast-food commercials hawking the newest guilty pleasure, temptation really is everywhere. But losing weight doesn't have feel like work—or like a punishment. We talked to three registered dietitians to find easy, healthy ways to eat better and drop pounds consistently in the process. Eat Fresh Tip: Every Sunday, take 15 minutes to plan what you'll eat for dinner in the coming week, and then hit the grocery store with a list. If you've got what you need to make dinner each night, you're less likely to reach for a takeout menu or other convenience foods. "Highly processed packaged foods aren't nearly as satisfying, because whole foods take longer to chew and digest," says nutrition consulta

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"Ever heard of chili oil? Maybe you love relying on a little of the spicy excitement to make your recipes sing or as a c...

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"Ever heard of chili oil? Maybe you love relying on a little of the spicy excitement to make your recipes sing or as a c...

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4 Ways Chili Oil Can Seriously Upgrade All Your Summer Recipes - Ever heard of chili oil? Maybe you love relying on a little of the spicy excitement to make your recipes sing or as a companion to the meals you serve. This condiment and cooking ingredient sounds like some essential oil made from the juice of squeezing hot chilies. But in reality, it’s an infusion of dried chili pepper in oil that’s easy to make at home. And while the concentrated punch of heat from your chili oil might just seem fun and frivolous, you’re gaining powerful health benefits every time you indulge. Photo Credit: Shutterstock 1. Spice up your life. Maybe there really is something to putting a little more spice in your life. Enjoy more of those hot, spicy foods and you may live longer, says a study in The BMJ. You know what’s spicy? Hot chili oil! The 2015 study looked at people in different parts of China. The researchers found continually eating spicy foods cut down on amounts of total and certain cause-specific mortality, with the risk of death going down as the

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"Flies given the artificial sweetener sucralose get hooked on the taste, eating more sugar and negating any calorie redu...

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Artificial Sweeteners Increase Flies’ Appetites - Flies given the artificial sweetener sucralose get hooked on the taste, eating more sugar and negating any calorie reduction they might experience from using the artificial sweetener in the first place. The researchers of the paper in Cell Metabolism are wary of extrapolating to humans, but advocate at least knowing how much artificial sweeteners are in one's diet. Photo Credit: iamharin/Shutterstock When fruit flies get a taste of sucralose, it makes them chase more high-calorie foods. Artificial sweeteners have become a huge industry. However, according to senior author Dr Greg Neely of the University of Sydney, there is conflicting evidence as to whether they replace sugar consumption, or stimulate more demand. That's not all that surprising. Nutritional studies on humans are notoriously hard, because so many people don't stick to the diet and don't admit it to researchers when they stray. Tightly controlled nutritional research tends to be on very small groups, for short period
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