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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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From the doc: 10 foods that help fight stress

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Anxiety and stress have been shown to cause a number of negative effects on the body, including hypertension, depression, and an increased risk of cancer. Stress can also contribute to weight gain due to its influence on certain hormones that help regulate processes related to blood sugar control and metabolism. In turn, this can lead to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. The ways that stress leads to weight gain are both …

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How to avoid weight gain caused by inflammation

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Inflammation is your body’s way of fighting against disease and infection. Stubbing your toe or cutting your finger can cause what’s known as acute inflammation, which is temporary and involves swelling, redness, and tenderness of the wound. Chronic inflammation, on the other hand, is much more serious, and can lead to major health complications — including weight gain. Here’s a closer look at chronic inflammation, and what you can do to prevent inflammation from hindering …

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Easy ways to boost your metabolism

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Do you have a slow metabolism? Have you always been one of those people who gain weight just by looking at chocolate cake? While your metabolism is partially controlled by genetics, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s completely out of your control. Certain diet and lifestyle changes can help you speed up your metabolism so that you can burn more calories and lose weight faster. Try some of these easy tips to get your metabolism running …