Is Coconut Water Good for You?

by Holly Klamer on August 26, 2015
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Coconut products are becoming more popular and in demand both for their nutritional qualities and taste. In fact, sales for coconut water alone are estimated to be about $400 million per year. There are many health claims associated with coconut water because it is a source of many nutrients while […]

How to Burn 600 Calories a Day

by Holly Klamer on August 24, 2015
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Burning 500-600 calories per day can be a practical goal for weight loss. Cutting back your excess calorie intake combined with extra movement can help you maximize reaching your weight loss goals. How do you know how many calories you are burning with different exercises? The amount of calories you […]

How to Prevent Muscle Loss While Dieting

by Holly Klamer on August 21, 2015
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Losing fat mass instead of muscle tissue is very important during weight loss, but unfortunately the loss of muscle tissue can happen with some weight loss plans. Keeping muscle is beneficial for many reasons including lowering risk for chronic diseases. Having more muscle mass can also help with aging and […]

How to Feel More Energized All Day Long

by Holly Klamer on August 19, 2015
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Having low energy at some point in the day can seem like a hurdle to get through without a jolt of caffeine. While drinking a moderate serving of caffeine, like from coffee or tea, may offer some health benefits, larger amounts of sugar and caffeine found in most energy drinks […]

Best Diet Friendly Hydrating Foods

by Holly Klamer on August 17, 2015
best hydrating foods

The average human adult is about 55-60% water, and getting adequate fluids every day is important for many health reasons. Many times the focus is on drinking enough water throughout the day to replenish fluid needs, but eating hydrating foods can also contribute significantly to body fluid needs. Eating hydrating […]

7 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric

by Holly Klamer on August 14, 2015
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Turmeric is one of the main spices used in curries and is abundant in Indian and Southeast Asian cultures. Turmeric has been used as an herbal remedy for thousands of years for various health conditions. Scientific research studies also suggest that turmeric may have some powerful health benefits. Turmeric is […]