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10 foods nutritionists never eat

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Curious about which foods the experts refuse to put in their bodies? Nutritionists may not necessarily always agree on what constitutes a healthy diet — in part because differences in our genetic makeup influence how people respond to and process different foods — they do tend to agree on certain foods that they simply won’t touch. Here are 10 foods that nutritionists avoid at all costs. 1. Artificial sweeteners Sugar-free is always better for you, …

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6 foods that can stall your weight loss

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If you’ve suddenly stopped losing weight despite eating healthy foods and exercising regularly, it’s possible you could still be making a few unsuspecting diet mistakes. Foods that are generally viewed as healthy or non-threatening such as rice cakes, granola bars, and diet soda could actually be impeding your progress and causing your weight-loss plateau. Fortunately, scaling back on these foods or avoiding them altogether often helps people get back on track immediately. Have you recently …

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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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Are artificial sweeteners safe?

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Americans have been using artificial sweeteners for decades in an effort to cut back on sugar and prevent weight gain. Aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose are just a few artificial sweeteners approved by the FDA as food additives. But in recent years, these sweeteners have been linked to several serious health complications including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Here’s a closer look at the potential dangers of artificial sweeteners, as well as healthier alternatives …

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How to get past a weight-loss plateau

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Hitting a weight-loss plateau can be frustrating and demotivating, especially if you feel like you’re doing everything right. And while certain nutrition and fitness mistakes can cause a plateau, sometimes there’s no real reason for your weight loss to stall. We tend to think of weight loss as a steady decline, when in reality weight is always fluctuating. It’s natural for weight loss to sometimes stagnate or for your weight to even go back up …