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How Fasting Affects Your Health

Ever wonder how fasting for religious purposes affects your health and weight loss? Here's what really happens in your body when you fast.
Posted 3/27/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 10 comments   35,899 views
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You Asked: Can You Really Eat Too Much Protein?

How much protein is "too much" in a given day or over time? Our dietitian explains.
Posted 3/21/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 31 comments   126,719 views
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8 Signs Your Cardio Workouts Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Can you do too much of a good thing? When it comes to cardio, the answer is yes...
Posted 3/19/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 11 comments   248,963 views
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7 Cool Health & Fitness Gadgets from CES 2014

Coach Nicole shares her favorite products from a recent high-tech health conference.
Posted 1/9/2014  5:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 19 comments   35,283 views
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30 Days to a Happier, Healthier Winter

Get back on track this winter with our fun and motivating 30-day challenge. It's a big step toward your best year yet!
Posted 1/1/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 14 comments   21,839 views
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10 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Did you know that what you eat can drastically improve inflammation symptoms? Here's how to feel better the natural way!
Posted 7/31/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   74,232 views
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Beat the Heat During Your Summer Workouts

With summer almost here and the temperature rising, now is the time to remind ourselves about the safety measures we need to take when it comes to exercising in the summer heat.
Posted 6/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 21 comments   28,217 views
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Surprising Ways to Lose Weight and Feel Great

Look your best by tapping into the health perks of your hormones.
Posted 6/10/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 13 comments   29,290 views
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7 Tests You Should Never Skip

Not all routine visits are created equal: Your chances of beating virtually any condition are greater when you catch it in its earliest stages. Here are seven tests that can help.
Posted 5/7/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   16,067 views
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10 Tips for Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Following these 10 tips will keep your colon healthy and help prevent cancer.
Posted 4/26/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   16,630 views
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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

New guidelines state that 30 minutes of exercise, 5 days a week might not be enough. So how much exercise do you really need to help you lose weight and keep it off?
Posted 4/10/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 1305 comments   1,287,731 views
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Does the Prejudice against Obesity Motivate You to Lose Weight?

Is all the emphasis on "fighting obesity" increasing the stigma of obesity and causing even more problems?
Posted 3/20/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Dean Anderson : 336 comments   48,537 views
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What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the NHLBI.
Posted 2/22/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 4 comments   15,506 views
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What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the NHLBI.
Posted 2/22/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 4 comments   15,506 views
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7 Reasons You Can Feel Good about Eating Chocolate Today

Chocolate has earned a bad rap as a guilty pleasure, but this superfood has some pretty amazing health benefits. You can feel good about eating it--and this is why!
Posted 2/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 33 comments   15,603 views
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