Coconut Oil: A Superfood?

Coconut Oil: A Superfood?

Is Coconut Oil What you need to boost your diet and health?

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Our Jobs Make Us Fat

Our Jobs Make Us Fat

Dieting and maintaining healthy eating alone is pretty hard for most of us, but maybe one of the biggest factors in batteling weight control is our jobs.  In a recent study conducted by a 2014 Harris Poll for CareerBuilder, it turns out more than 55 percent of workers consider themseleves overwieght.  Of those surveyed, 39% say they have gained weight at their current job and nearly 21% reported having gained more than 10 pounds in their jobs.  On the other side of this, 16% say they have lost weight in their...

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Gluten Free

Gluten Free

It can be hard to really know what is good and what is not good for you to eat these days.    Many people have gone to a Gluten Free diet due to the many benefits offered by it.  While I myself will probably never be Gluten free, we have gone to reduced Gluten eating in our house....

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I’m Skinny

How if it was just this simple….

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Hidden Room Doors

Hidden Room Doors

Ever thought how cool it would be to have a hidden room.  Check out these doors.  Pretty cool idea. Click to...

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Get Focused

Get Focused

Did you know that the hardest part about doing anything new or different in life is staying focused?  Life is busy and there are so many things that can distract us from meeting our goals, or even creating new habits. A recent study of people considered obese revealed that 50% of those who attempt to lose weight, simply give up.  It also showed that 50% of them simply get bored with trying and especially when excercise is a part of the routine.  The primary obstacle and cause for quitting was determined to all be...

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Define Success

Define Success

Success!!!!!   I did it.  I have lost my first 10lbs following the Ty’s Diet Plan.  In just the last 14 days I have lost 5 lbs and 3 inches off my waist. I must admit that it is not easy everyday, but each day as I stick to watching the total number of calories I eat and keep tracking them with the My Fitness Pal App, it gets easier.  Some days I am more aggressive in the total limits of calories and other days I am a little more liberal, but everyday no matter what I eat, I plug it into my app and...

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Froot Loops

Froot Loops

Breaking News!  Are you sitting down…. The truth is out on our favorite intake of morning fruit.  Turns out the popular brand Froot Loops cereal had absolutly no fruit in it.  Not only that, but it has also been revealed that even though this yummy and colorful cruchy meal seems like it would be full of different fruit flavors, it in fact is all the same.  That’s right, each differnt color is really the same flavor. Such a bummer!!!   When I decided I wanted to start adding more fruit into my diet...

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The Sodi Pop Myth

The Sodi Pop Myth

How do you lose weight? Substitute diet drinks for sugary drinks.   We call it Sodi-Pop at my house.  Years ago when I noticed I was putting on weight, I went to diet drinks and never looked back.  I lost alot of weight initally, but then it came back with a vengence.  So did the diet sodi-pop really matter?  After doing some reading and realizing I was drinking about 3 to 6 cans a day,(sometimes more) I gave it all up.  Sure I might drink one every now and then if we go out to eat, but that is pretty rare for me...

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Water is King

Water is King

Water Is King for Weight Loss Weight Loss and Water Water is important for us to drink everyday, but it is also a key to Weight Loss Initial weight loss is largely due to loss of water, and you need to drink an adequate amount of water in order to avoid dehydration. The process of burning calories requires an adequate supply of water in order to function efficiently; dehydration slows down the fat-burning process. Burning calories creates toxins (think of the exhaust coming out of your car), and water plays a...

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