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Is Stress Making You Fat?

Is Stress Making You Fat?

Not fitting into your skinny jeans may be a sign that you’re under stress. Biological and psychological forces can cause stress to get in the way of staying slender. It’s important to understand the traps of the stress-and-weight-gain cycle. Then it’ ...
Good Fats vs. Bad Fats: What’s the Difference?

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats: What’s the Difference?

Dietary fats used to be the bad guy, and for a short time in the 80s and 90s, they were practically wiped out and removed from any product. “Fat free” became a marketing buzzword for diet food marketers, even though as a population we kept getting fa ...
3 Biggest Diet Mistakes That Women Make

3 Biggest Diet Mistakes That Women Make

Swim suit season is in full swing – are you still avoiding the pool or beach because you don’t like what you see in the mirror? Maybe you’ve been eating healthy and exercising, but the pounds just aren’t coming off. Before you spend the entire summer ...
How to Sculpt Toned, Tight Upper Arms

How to Sculpt Toned, Tight Upper Arms

Whether you’re wearing a sleeveless dress, tank top or tight-fitting shirt, having strong, toned, tight-looking arms looks great—and can make you feel sexy and more confident, too. If you’ve let your upper arms go, it may seem like nothing you can do ...
What are Macronutrients?

What are Macronutrients?

Anytime I scroll through my Instagram feed, I see someone mention “macros.” Their food is perfectly portioned on a plate, or they’ve snapped the ubiquitous selfie with a Quest bar and #macros, #onaquest #eatclean. Though this may seem like some weird ...