Posts by madcap

Add Flavor, Not Fat

In America, the fastest route to good flavor is rarely the healthiest option. When someone suggests a healthier alternative, the idea is often shunned as being time-consuming or more expensive than other, fatty options. But these days, healthy doesn’t always mean expensive and it doesn’t have to take a lot of extra time. Ready to…

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Fit or Fat?

What should you set your eyes on? If you watch much television or read many fitness magazines, you may think that becoming ripped is the goal of anyone who works out. But should that really be the goal of your exercise routine? Ever wondered how to view the division between fit and fat? You’re not…

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Cut the Calories in Your Drinks

And watch your waistline become the shape you always wanted. For most people, calories are thought of in solid forms, via meat and potatoes, fruits and vegetables, and cake and ice cream. But if you’re not careful, the liquids you drink each day can add hundreds of extra calories to your daily diet without you…

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Amazing Health Benefits of Nuts

Why you should eat more of this crunchy food on a daily basis. They taste great, are perfect for snacking on the road or for a quick snack, and come in such a variety of flavors that it’s impossible to get bored with them. But did you know that nuts also offer an amazing array…

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Exercising in the A.M.

How getting up early gives you the advantage. When the sun begins peaking over the horizon, you shouldn’t be burying your head underneath a pillow, praying it will get dark and turn into night again. Instead, you should take advantage of the early hours to get in an hour of exercise. Why? Because the benefits…

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What are Refined Carbs?

Understanding the difference between refined carbs and those other ones. You’re bombarded with information about carbohydrates. You may have even been frightened of them at one point – or maybe you are right now. However, not all carbs do the same thing. Actually, some carbs are good for you and necessary to keep your body…

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The Danger of Fast Food

Some of the hidden and not-so-hidden dangers of fast food. Fast food is fast, easy, and relatively cheap. But you probably know it’s not the best for your family. Well, you’re right. In fact, fast food is some of the worst stuff you can feed your spouse and kids – especially if it’s on a…

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Kissing (or Kicking) Unwanted Pounds Goodbye

Got some extra pounds hanging around? With the right steps, you can get rid of them and get on with a thinner, fitter life. Pounds, pounds, go away, come again another day! If only losing weight were as easy as singing this simple rhyme over and over. Though shedding unwanted pounds is a good deal…

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Banish Flabby Arms

Think it’s impossible to turn your saggy underarms into sleek, toned arms? Time to change your thinking and tone up your triceps! Do you dread wearing sleeveless evening gowns? Wish your swimsuit covered your arms down to your elbow? Fear waving to family and friends when they’re leaving town? Then it’s time for you to…

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Losing your Love Handles

Because as you know, they’re not nearly as cute as their name implies They sit naturally on your hips and turn your otherwise picture-perfect physique into something of a pear. So what can you do to kick those love handles to the curve? You may be surprised to learn that all it takes is a…

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