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The Real Reasons We Are Overweight

The purpose of this site is to help you finally lose weight – but in order to do so effectively, it helps to take the time to understand the reasons why you gain weight in the first place. To do that, we’ll have to first take a trip back in time. To Cavemen, Body Fat…

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How Many Calories Are in Grapes?

Grapes are an excellent choice for just about any type of diet. They won’t provide much in the way of vital nutrition, but they help keep you full and are a healthy snack to consume between meals. They contain a number of important micronutrients, including (in red grapes, at least) a supply of resveratrol, which…

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How I Lost Weight in 4 Days – My #1 Tip

We’ve all been in this situation at one point or another – an event sneaks up on you, and inevitable panic sets in as you realize there are only a few days left to get beach ready or to fit into your favorite outfit. I’ll share my personal tips for safely dropping as many pounds…

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DIY Portion Control Containers Tutorial: A Free Method

Some combination diet/fitness systems are designed around a container system (which is often color-coded). These containers provide a measurement system for portions of each food-group, making daily meal planning as easy as possible. These systems are probably the easiest way to get started, since they do provide a comprehensive plan that’s already laid out for…

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Container Sizes of the 21 Day Fix System

I provided a basic overview of the container system in my review summary of the 21 Day Fix program, but some readers have been asking for more specific details, including exact measurements of each of these containers. Beachbody (the parent company of this system) aims to keep this information a trade -secret, and refuses to…