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5 Reasons to Exercise First Thing in the Morning

5 Reasons to Exercise First Thing in the Morning

No one will argue with the fact that as long as you exercise at some point in the day, you’re in pretty good shape. But if you could tailor the time you work out to reap bigger benefits, wouldn’t you? Waking up at the crack of dawn and hopping on a t ...
Get Itsy Bitsy with Cider?

Get Itsy Bitsy with Cider?

Like every health freak I know, I’m just a little bit obsessed with raw apple cider vinegar (ACV) with mother. I take it by the tablespoon, use it as part of my beauty routine to clarify my hair, sauté everything in it, use it as a salad dressing…the ...
BUSTED: 7 Myths About Weight Loss

BUSTED: 7 Myths About Weight Loss

When you’ve got extra pounds to lose, and they’re not budging, shortcuts and secrets start to sound good. Maybe a friend whittled her waistline by eating nothing more than grapefruit. Maybe you read online that one superfood could boost your metaboli ...
The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

Also known as vitamin B7 (and sometimes vitamin H), biotin is a nutrient needed for healthy energy production, and it supports enzymes that affect the skin and intestinal tract. Found in many foods naturally (deficiency is rare), biotin may also be t ...
Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

You’d be fooling yourself (or just a fool) to say you haven’t tried to burn calories so you could then consume them in the form of pizza, pasta or pinot. Unfortunately, the beloved carb-heavy, comfort foods are typically taboo for anyone trying to lo ...
Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Most of us aren’t strangers to caffeine. We count on our coffee to jump start the day or pour a great big cup of green tea when the afternoon slump sets in. But what about using caffeine to rev up a workout or help you lose weight? Is it a good ...