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7 foods that can make you bloated

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It’s not uncommon to mistake bloating for actual weight gain. Bloating can be uncomfortable, unsightly, and make you feel as if you’ve put on excess pounds around your middle when in fact, all you did was drink a diet soda or eat a small pastry just hours earlier. Though it’s common to experience bloating every once in awhile, there are tricks for manipulating your diet in a way that can help prevent or reduce bloating. …

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How to get a flat belly after 40

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Being able to maintain a slim, flat belly often becomes more challenging as we age. Factors like menopause, hormonal imbalance, and loss of muscle mass can often make it more difficult to lose weight around the tummy despite exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet. Fortunately, there are several tweaks you can make to your lifestyle that effectively fight age-related weight gain in your abdominal region. Follow these tips to achieve a flat belly beyond …

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Stop hair loss with Sunetics

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Hair loss in men and women is commonly caused by factors including hormonal imbalance, skin disorders, and genetics. Hair loss can make you look and feel older, and have a detrimental impact on your confidence and self-esteem. But Sunetics laser therapy uses technology that naturally stimulates hair growth so you or a loved one dealing with hair loss can regrow thicker, normal-sized hairs. Here are common FAQs about how Sunetics can help stop hair loss. …

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Tiny diet changes that can lead to big results

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One of the first things people do when they decide to lose weight is give their diet a complete makeover. Unhealthy foods with low nutritional value such as frozen meals, potato chips, and candy are thrown out and replaced with fruits, vegetables, and other healthy items guaranteed to shrink their waistlines. While a major diet overhaul such as this may be positive, research shows that those who make gradual small changes to their diets over …

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6 hidden reasons you’re gaining weight

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Weight gain can be ultra frustrating when you’re exercising regularly and eating healthy foods. Gaining extra pounds after having worked so hard to become healthier can be demotivating, and make you want to quit moving ahead with your weight-loss journey. However, there may be some surprising reasons you’re gaining weight that can usually be corrected by making a few lifestyle changes. Are you continuing to gain weight despite exercising and eating healthy? Here are six …

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When should you start using retinol products?

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Retinol, which is derived from vitamin A, is a powerful anti-aging ingredient found in many of today’s skincare products. Retinol increases cell turnover to improve skin health, and to help reverse acne and visible signs of aging including fine lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. Retinol is most commonly used by older men and women who wish to maintain and achieve a more youthful-looking appearance, but the best time to start using retinol is during your 20s …

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7 things to do before bed to help you lose weight

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Eating healthy foods and exercising consistently are important elements when it comes to losing weight and improving your health. But don’t overlook the impact of making small changes in other areas of your life as well. One important factor that is often overlooked in weight loss is sleep quality. All the other changes you make will have little impact on your weight if you’re not getting enough sleep. Countless studies show that lack of sleep …

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Recovering emotionally from disaster

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Many of our patients, staff, friends, and family members have been affected by Hurricane Irma in one way or another. We are fortunate and grateful that the storm weakened before reaching Tampa, sparing us from the devastation experienced in areas such as southern Florida and many parts of the Caribbean. However, we know that many Tampa area residents are dealing with various aftereffects of the storm, and that Irma has taken an emotional toll on …

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How to stop yo-yo dieting

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Yo-yo dieting is common among those struggling to lose excess pounds, and can be highly disappointing and frustrating when you’re constantly dealing with weight-loss ups and downs. Dieting often requires lots of discipline and hard work, and is essential to improving your health and losing weight. But if you start viewing healthy eating and your “diet” as a permanent way of life and not as a temporary fix, you’ll be on your way to achieving …

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How to do strength training without a gym membership

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Strength training is an excellent tool for losing weight, boosting your metabolism, and improving your overall health. If you want to improve your fitness level and lose excess weight, you don’t necessarily need a gym membership to accomplish those goals. For some, going to the gym can be costly, inconvenient, or intimidating. If you’re just not into going to the gym for whatever reason, you can still establish a solid strength training routine on your …