What is the HCG diet?

What is the HCG diet?

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced by a woman’s body at some point during pregnancy to help the child grow. Even though the medical community has used it for different purposes for decades, it has recently become the focus of a fad diet strategy that makes use of hCG drops, shots, or tablets to hold back hunger and cause weight reduction. How it Works The weight loss plan is as straightforward as it seems. The meal plan is…

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The Principles of Intuitive Eating – Part 2

The Principles of Intuitive Eating – Part 2

In the first part of this article series, we talked about three principles for Intuitive Eaters to follow: Rejecting the Diet Mentality Honoring Your Hunger Making Peace with Food Today, I want to cover some of the other principles that go hand in hand with the first three. Principle no 4 – Challenge the Food Police “Challenge the Food Police” is the fourth principle of Intuitive Eating as described in Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch’s book “Intuitive Eating. A Revolutionary…

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Juicing for Muscle Gains – 5 Essential Juice Recipes

Juicing for Muscle Gains – 5 Essential Juice Recipes

Juicing has become a widely popular trend in the recent years, thanks to the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley who are often pictured with a healthy drink in their hands. Hayek went a step further and opened a global fresh-juice delivery business in 2008! So why are celebrities such big fans of freshly pressed juice? Because drinking raw juice has many health benefits. Not only does it boost your immune system, regulate your blood pressure and…

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The Principles of Intuitive Eating – Part 1

The Principles of Intuitive Eating – Part 1

Intuitive eating may sound like yet another fad diet but in reality, it is the exact opposite. It is an anti-diet. It doesn’t impose strict guidelines of what and when to eat, nor does it give you a list of foods to avoid. Instead, intuitive eating teaches you to listen to your body and understand its hunger signals. While the idea behind intuitive eating is simple – eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full – there are 10…

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How to Be Less Tired After Work

How to Be Less Tired After Work

Do you find it hard to concentrate at the office? Do you always feel tired at the end of your work day? Then I’ve got good news for you! All it takes to overcome these issues is a lunchtime walk in nature! That’s according to the scientists at the University of Tampere who recently published a new study in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. The research team lead by Marjaana Sianoja wanted to see if people’s half-hour lunch breaks could…

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These Healthy Foods Can Actually Make You Gain Weight

These Healthy Foods Can Actually Make You Gain Weight

Eliminating junk foods from your diet is the first step towards weight loss. But some of the healthy foods you add into your diet are surprisingly high in fat, sugar, and calories. This is why it’s all about moderation – even when it comes to fruits, nuts, and salads. Here is a list of healthy but sneaky foods that could be sabotaging your diet. Peanut Butter Peanut butter is proven to help burn fat, build muscle, fight heart disease, and…

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You Must Follow These 8 Beauty Tips This Summer

You Must Follow These 8 Beauty Tips This Summer

As the temperatures rise, new beauty problems seem to crop up: frizzy flyaways or otherwise damaged hair, sunburn, and shiny skin are just a few of the things you now need to worry about. Fret not! These summer beauty tips will help you stay safe and gorgeous all summer long. Issue no. 1 – Frizzy hair Coconut oil is excellent for taming those frizzy flyaways. Although there are many great products on the market that reduce frizz, we prefer to handle…

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